For all Buick fans, we have some good news. The brand new 2017 Buick LaCrosse has been announced and it will be better than ever.
Design of exterior and improvements
2017 Buick LaCrosse has been presented at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. We have noticed that its design is inspired by the Avenir concept. New Buick will be the next generation model and it will show many modifications. Its major advantages will be improved handling, quieter cabin and handsome design. Beside its great new look, we will see changes inside such as new modern technology and roomier cabin. When it comes to exterior, first of all, it will be larger that its forerunner. It will be longer for 0.6 inch and 0.4 inch wider. Beside its larger dimensions, new Buick will be lighter for around 300 pounds. This will generally improve aerodynamic, handling and performance. As for the styling, we will notice changes on the front and rear end of the vehicle. The front end will get new grille trimmed with chrome. The front bumper will be revised as well. We will see new headlamps which will be longer and slimmer and equipped with latest LED technology. They will give it more aggressive look. The hood will be redesigned as well. The rear end will be longer and will look more modern. 2017 Buick LaCrosse will ride on 18-inch wheels and higher trim levels will get 20-inche wheels.
2017 Buick LaCrosse interior design
The interior of 2017 Buick Lacrosse will get a complete redesign. The center console will be large and refreshed with new lines. The cabin will be made of high quality materials such as aluminum and wood. An 8-inch touch screen with IntelliLink infotainment system will be placed on the center of the dash board. The seats will be very comfortable and upholstered in leather. As for the equipment, it will get Bose audio system, Lane Keep Assist, 10 airbags, 4GLTE connectivity, front and rear parking sensors and so on.
Engine and transmission
Under the hood of 2017 Buick LaCrosse will be placed a 3.6-liter V6 engine. It will be able to produce 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque. It will be mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. It will come standard with front-wheel drive. However it will also be offered with AWD. A 2.4-liter four cylinder will be no longer offered.
Release date and price
2017 Buick LaCrosse should go on sale in the summer of 2016. Speaking of the price, it is expected to be around $34,000 for the base model.