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Zip Code: 20146
2005 Buick LaCrosse
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CarsDirect Price
N/A $33,897
Fuel Economy City
20.0 mpg 17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
29.0 mpg 25.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD 6-spd SelectShift w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, clock, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls
Cup Holder
front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver driver and passenger
Adjustable Pedals
N/A power
Air Filter
air filter air filter
Amplifier
N/A amplifier
Antenna
window grid window grid
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light
Cargo Net
N/A cargo net
Climate Control
N/A automatic air conditioning
Compass
N/A compass
Dome Light
fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest
Emergency SOS
OnStar N/A
Exterior Temperature
N/A exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual dual zone front
Front Windows
power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Garage Door Opener
N/A HomeLink Wireless Control System
Glove Box
locking locking
Instrument Display
analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
bin N/A
Internet Access
internet access internet access
Overhead Console
N/A mini with storage
Park Distance Control
N/A rear
Power Outlets
2 3
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
N/A radio steering wheel controls
Radio Theft Deterrent
TheftLock N/A
Reading Lights
front front & rear
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
N/A rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
power power
Rearview Mirror
day-night auto-dimming day-night
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
2 2
Speakers
6 7
Speed Sensitve Wipers
N/A speed sensitive wipers
Steering Wheel
tilt power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
N/A leather/metal-look
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip sun visor strip
Systems Monitor
N/A systems monitor
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light
Trip Computer
N/A trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power power
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet carpet
Vanity Mirrors
N/A dual illuminated
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth leather
Rear Seats
bench 60-40 bench
Heated Front Seats
N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Armrests
center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable adjustable w/tilt
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
8-way (6-way power) (8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way (8-way power)
Rear Headrests
fixed fixed
Rear Armrests
center center
Door Trim
N/A leatherette
Headliner
full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood aluminum
Gear Shift Knob Trim
simulated wood leather/chrome
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
230 @ 3200 350 @ 1500-5000
Horsepower
240 @ 6000 365 @ 5500
Engine
3.8L V-6 200 HP 3.5L V-6 365 HP 350 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD 6-spd SelectShift w/OD
Fuel Tank
17.0 gal. 19.0 gal.
Range
409 miles 391 miles
Drive Type
front-wheel automatic full-time all wheel
Alternator
102 amp N/A
Axle Ratio
2.86 2.77
Battery
600 amp with run down protection 650 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel dual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Limited Slip Differential
N/A Torque Vectoring Control brake actuated
Locking Hub Control
N/A permanent
Traction Control
N/A ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
N/A AdvanceTrac
Wheels
16.0 " steel 19.0 " painted aluminum
Front Suspension
strut strut
Rear Suspension
strut independent multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
N/A sport
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front front
Front Tires
P225/60SR16.0BSW AS P255/45VR19.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
16.0 cu.ft. 20.1 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
73.0 " 76.2 "
Front Headroom
39.4 " 39.0 "
Rear Legroom
37.6 " 38.1 "
Curb Weight
3,495 lbs. 4,341 lbs.
Exterior Height
57.4 " 60.7 "
Exterior Length
198.1 " 202.9 "
Front Hiproom
55.3 " 56.3 "
Front Legroom
42.3 " 41.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.2 " 57.9 "
Front Tread
62 " 65 "
Interior Cargo Volume
16.0 cu.ft. 20.1 cu.ft.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs. N/A
Passenger Volume
99 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Rear Headroom
37.2 " 37.8 "
Rear Hiproom
54.6 " 55.8 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.0 " 56.9 "
Rear Tread
62 " 66 "
Turning Radius
20.2 ' 19.8 '
Wheelbase
111 " 113 "
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Rear Spoiler
N/A lip
Bumpers
body-colored with body-colored insert body-colored
Grille Moldings
black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote heated convex spotter
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored N/A
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
N/A 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights N/A
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
N/A security system
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
N/A seat mounted
Ignition Disable
PASS-Key II SecuriLock
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
N/A Safety Canopy Systems
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
N/A seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams
Tracker System
tracker system N/A
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Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000 60/unlimited
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000 60/60,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 60/60,000
Invoice
$20,894 $36,882
MSRP
$22,835 $40,805
CarsDirect Price
N/A $33,897
Cash Rebates
N/A $6,500
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $555
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$65 $73