2016 Buick LaCrosse will represent the next generation of this model. It was recently caught during its testing, and it will show many improvements.
Changes and design of exterior
2016 Buick LaCrosse is a luxury sedan which will impress us all with its new and modern design. New model will be underpinned with new GM’s platform called E2XX architecture. Next Chevrolet Impala and Buick Regal will also ride on this platform. Therefore, new Buick will be larger than its predecessor. It will be longer and lower but it will be a bit lighter than the current model. When it comes to exterior design, it will look more elegant and luxurious. On the front end of the vehicle, we will notice a large waterfall grille decorated with chrome. The headlamps will be redesigned and will use LED lights. They will give more attractive look to the front fascia. We can also expect some refreshment on the rear end. The tail lamps will be raised and it will probably get new wheels.
Design of interior
The larger body of 2016 Buick LaCrosse will provide more space inside. The cabin will be able to welcome five passengers. The seats are comfortable and upholstered in leather or high quality fabrics. We will see the combination of materials such as soft plastics, wood etc. which will be fitted perfectly. We can expect new and modern features too. Those are an eight-inch touch screen display on the center of the dashboard, air conditioning, navigation, Pandora satellite radio, cruise control etc.
Engine and performance of 2016 Buick LaCrosse
2016 Buick LaCrosse will have under its hood few engine types. The one will be a 3.6-liter twin turbo engine. It will be capable of making even 420 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. The other option is a 2.4-liter Ecotec engine with direct injection. It will be able to produce 182 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. The engines will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission or a nine-speed automatic gearbox. Front-wheel drive will be standard and all-wheel drive will be optional.
Release date and expected price
2016 Buick LaCrosse should appear on the market late this year or in early 2016. Speaking of the price, it will, most likely, be around $35,000 for the base model.