Buick’s flagship sedan and the only successfully running sedan in its repertoire, the 2018 Buick Lacrosse, is in the final stage of productions. With plenty of changes incorporated in it, the latest Lacrosse will storm the showrooms. Lacrosse is one of the best sedans in the market and rivals products Regal TourX wagon, Regal Sportback hatchback and many more, still the pricing of the latest version will be lower than Envision crossover, a marketing strategy perhaps.
Its arrival in showrooms is not very far away, and will not definitely test our patience if the Buick website is anything to go by, the platform where Buick has chosen to unveil the 2018 Lacrosse.
2018 Buick Lacrosse – Revamped Design and Much More Sportier Look
The 2018 Buick Lacrosse is very much light fashionable in the way because both the interior ambiance lighting and exterior sleek headlights are made from best quality LED lights which will definitely turn head while on road. The Lacrosse’s HID headlights perched atop active grille shutters for improved fuel efficiency makes for envious viewing when it glides on the streets extending a definitive royal touch to the sedan. The new model will come with biggest visual change and that is 18- and 20-inch alloy wheels.
Interior and Tech
The 2018 Buick Lacrosse is all about gizmos and gadgets with all round comfort. The drive is made easier with Buick’s IntelliLink infotainment system integrated touchscreen panel of 8-inch diagonal. This display will have swipe-and-drag functionality that puts control at your fingertips. You can see real-time traffic data, driving directions and more with it. The dive is made comfortable with luxurious perforated fine leathered seats with massaging option, continuous damping control system, steering wheel with heating options and many more. It is made enjoyable with latest Bose surround sound system with ration integration.
The integration of Quite Tuning internal noise cancellation tech with latest 4G hotspot system from OnStar truly made 2018 Lacrosse a zooming ride.
The model for the 2018 year will come with standard equipment that includes lots of techs. Some of the features that will be in everyday use are a keyless entry, also push-button start/stop system, auto on/off HID headlights, rearview camera and sensors, ambiance lighting, various sensors. The interior in the standard package will get dual-zone auto climate control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi, OnStar, and leatherette seat trim.
If you need some extra stuff, you can choose optional heated/ventilated/massaging front seats a customized head-up display that can display four info like vehicle speed, tachometer reading, audio and phone information, navigation direction, collision alert warnings, cruise control, lane departure warning and low fuel. You can also choose a wireless phone charging.
Safety and Security
Safety features have made 2018 Buick Lacrosse and hi-tech fun ride. The company will bring lots of safety in this model. The blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, front pedestrian detection, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, automatic park assist and automatic braking. There is also a new Teen drive built-in system. This system will also help you to train your newer driver. You can set a speed alert, a volume limit, and more.
2018 Buick Lacrosse – Powertrain and Accelerate Time
The powertrain of the 2018 Buick Lacrosse comes with a 3.6 liters turbocharged V6 system. It will unleash a power of 310 hp and torque of 268 lb-ft. However, the acceleration of 60 miles per hours takes about 6.3 seconds on front wheel drive. On the all-wheel-drive 6.2 seconds. The 8-speed automatic transmission is available for this version.
2018 Buick Lacrosse – Hybrid Options
The 2018 Buick Lacrosse comes with an engine that promises a high performance. The hybrid engine has a 2.5 liters standard I-4 system 194 hp and 187 lb-ft torque. However, this engine will come with a small electric motor that sources power from a 0.45-kWh lithium-ion battery pack. However, the new model is also 300-pound weight lighter. This reduction will give it a better fuel efficiency and accelerate than its predecessor. The mileage is pretty economic with 25/35 mpg city/highway drive. The standard issue has a gearbox with the 6-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Buick Lacrosse – Cost, Competitors and Availability
The 2018 Buick Lacrosse will be available in showrooms starting from a base price of $29,565. Furthermore, the top line model with full equipment will reach $48,000 price. The upcoming model is a real treat for the other sedans in the market. Best interior with stylish upholstery and spacious roomy leg space, its technology integration for in-house entertainment is really a new standard in entertainment technology. The release date is set for a couple of months.
The comfortable ride for 5 also features some features previously unseen in any other sedan. With this specs and numbers, the new model will compete with Honda Accord, Cadillac XTS, Toyota Avalon, Lexus ES 350 and also a Chevrolet Impala.