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2006 Buick LaCrosse

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Great on long or short trips.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By nkusigep
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2006 Buick LaCrosse CX 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)


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It rolls a bit through turns and across lanes during lane changes but it's suspension is a little looser which is great for bad roads. It has tons of head and leg room for big and tall people and the seats are very comfortable. Amenities are on-par for the class. It's much more stylish compared to Buicks of the past and you can tell their trying to capture the attention of younger generations, not just the 55+ crowd (no offense). I do mostly highway driving and combined mileage is about 24 mpg - not great but not terrible for a V6. Acceleration is good.


Favorite Features

Comfort, exterior design, amenities, acceleration.


Suggested Improvements

Handling.


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I love my Buick
6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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By Paul
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2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)


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This is one of the best cars I have ever owned. The quality is really good compared with my previous conception of the "American" car. My car has a 3800 Pontiac Engine they tell me. It gets around 30 mpg on the road if I stay at 70 mph. If I go 80 on the turnpike it doesn't seem to hurt mileage that much. The car has more than enough power for passing. If I want to leave a pesty driver in my dust I can do so with ease.


Favorite Features

The engine power, leather, Onstar XM radio


Suggested Improvements

The improvements are there in the new version of this car. I would buy another in a moment but am very concerned that the Government,s interference will prevent the competitive atmosphere that made GM produce this really good car.


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Bad Gas Milage and Poor Pick up
1 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By barbara Kocanda
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2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)


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I was told by the dealership that this car gets at least 22 miles to gallon, but after driving it for 3 months I have come to find out that I only get 16 to 18 miles to a gallon. What a disappointment. Plus, this car has zero pick up. I will probably trade this car in as soon as possible.


Favorite Features

Leather seats


Suggested Improvements

The dash board lights need to be brighter, better gas mpg.


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Comforable and quiet ride
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By MarkZ
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2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Have drive car 54000 mile with no problems. Very advanced handling and braking system. A pleasure to drive long distance in the front seat rear is a little tight for adults for more than couple of hours. Could have made rear seats and leg room more accommodating. take front the long front end of car or add couple inches to vehicle, Wish I had bought the lacerne. Love the heated seats in colder climates and cool mornings. Would like heated front window orwipers snow and ice collect under windshield wipers. Previous cars Buick Park Ave,Toyota Previa,GMC savannah. Gas mileage could be better(24MPG)200HP traded for power. High performance tires noticeable improvement in ride and handling.


Favorite Features

leather,adjustable and heated seats/ feel secure and safe in seat. nice body style


Suggested Improvements

Lighting low and high beams/rear seating/ Gas MPG/ hope they improved trannys from past gm's


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Happy with LaCrosse
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By B. Beekman
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2006 Buick LaCrosse CX 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I just bought my 2006 LaCrosse about two weeks ago and am very satisfied with it. It's quiet, comfortable, smooth riding and obviously of good quality. The AM/FM/CD player has a nice tone with plenty of space for CD storage. The door locking key-fob is easy to use. Seats are attractive and cloth-covered and very comfortable on long drives.+


Favorite Features

I like the seating position. It gives the driver good control of the car. I also like the sound of the radio; tone control is easily made via pushbuttons. You can see the overall quality of the car right away. Nothing cheap about it.


Suggested Improvements

The instruments (odometer, tachometer, gas gauge, engine temperature) have numerals painted gray instead of white. This makes for very difficult reading, especially at dusk when the sun is beginning to set. Also, the "Driver Information Center" readout is so dimly lit at night it's nearly illegible.


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