Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan

2005 Buick LaCrosse
List price range
$2,496 - $6,995

Pros

  • Six-passenger seating availability, supremely quiet ride, powerful and refined engine in CXS model, attractive interior.

Cons

  • Stability control limited to CXS trim, base engine lacks refinement, only comes with a four-speed automatic.

Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan for Sale

Buick LaCrosse 2005 CX 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
114,939 miles
Used 2005
Buick LaCrosse
CX
List$4,272
Est.Loan: $88/mo
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It is a Fixer-Upper: a low-cost car option for those with the ability to perform mechanical repairs themselves
Buick LaCrosse 2005 CX 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
59,806 miles
Used 2005
Buick LaCrosse
CX
(3)
Ideal Buick GMC
25.5 mi away
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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Buick LaCrosse 2005 CXL 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
145,102 miles
Used 2005
Buick LaCrosse
CXL
List$3,000
Est.Loan: $62/mo
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Buick LaCrosse 2005 CX 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
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Used 2005
Buick LaCrosse
CX
List$2,496
Est.Loan: $51/mo
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WARRANTY......PRICE BELOW KBB VALUE.....ASK FOR MILITARY SPECIAL.....WE BUY CARS....BRING IN YOUR CAR FOR AN APPRAISAL....ALL POWER..........BLACK exterior and GRAY interior .Features include.........CD player ..power sunroof..power window power doorlock keyless entry alarm A/C Heat ready to go price includes 3 month/3000 mile warranty please give us a call at 703-629-9371 or or 540-582-8151 TAX ID PROGRAM AVAILABLE.......GUARANTEED  credit approval **** 6 month/6000 mile warranty on all vehicles.. ....   .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or destination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY !!!!! ask sales associate for details.....ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY..... DON'T PAY RETAIL PRICE FOR A CAR PAY OUTLET PRICE AT ELLAS AUTO OUTLET....... with our new off site mechanical facility we are providing our customers with better cars at lower prices because we service our own vehicles and we cut the middle man IF WE SAVE MONEY YOU SAVE MONEY so don't waste time and come take a look at the vehicle of your choice we have over 250 cars in stock at all times for you to choose from. Hope to see you soon have a SAFE DRIVE.....and please BUCKLE UP.. HOURS....MONDAY - SATURDAY 10-7. DIRECTIONS RICHMOND or surrounding area take I95 North to Exit #118 make left at stop sign come down to first traffic light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. WASHINGTONMARYLANDOR NORHTERN VA take I95 South to Exit #118 make right at stop sign come down to first traffice light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. .price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change without notice. We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we do not accept personal check. we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . financing down payment interest rate and monthly payments depend on your credit....We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! we are the only dealer with most cars under $5000 For More Great Prices Check Us Out At www.ELLASAUTOOUTLET.com
Buick LaCrosse 2005 CX 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
111,210 miles
Used 2005
Buick LaCrosse
CX
List$4,690
Est.Loan: $96/mo
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Dealer Notes
This 2005 Buick LaCrosse CX will sell fast -V6 Power -Power Seat -Automatic Headlights -AM/FM Radio Based on the excellent condition of this vehicle, along with the options and color, this LaCrosse is sure to sell fast. -Front Wheel Drive and many other amenities that are sure to please. This Dealership prides itself on value pricing its vehicles and exceeding all customer expectations! Give us a call to confirm availability and to schedule a hassle free test drive! We strive to make your experience with Beshore and Koller a good one- for the life of your vehicle.
Buick LaCrosse 2005 CXS 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 4A)
108,362 miles
Used 2005
Buick LaCrosse
CXS
List$4,824
Est.Loan: $99/mo
Good Deal!
Good Deal!
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Dealer Notes
Clean CARFAX. Black 2005 Buick LaCrosse CXS FWD 4-Speed Automatic HD 3.6L V6 DOHC VVT 27/19 Highway/City MPG %2A%2A%2A%2APrice Includes %2524750 Finance Coupon%2A%2A%2A%2AAt Umansky Subaru of Charlottesville, we strive to provide outstanding professional service in all areas of our dealership. For your next used or new car, truck or SUV visit us at www.umanskysubaru.com. 6 Speakers,AM/FM radio,CD player,Air Conditioning,Automatic temperature control,Front dual zone A/C,Rear window defroster,Power driver seat,Power steering,Power windows,Remote keyless entry,Four wheel independent suspension,Speed-sensing steering,Traction control,4-Wheel Disc Brakes,ABS brakes,Dual front impact airbags,Emergency communication system,Front anti-roll bar,Occupant sensing airbag,Rear anti-roll bar,Delay-off headlights,Front fog lights,Fully automatic headlights,Panic alarm,Security system,Speed control,Bodyside moldings,Bumpers%3A body-color,Power door mirrors,Compass,Driver door bin,Driver vanity mirror,Front reading lights,Illuminated entry,Leather steering wheel,Outside temperature display,Passenger vanity mirror,Rear seat center armrest,Tachometer,Telescoping steering wheel,Tilt steering wheel,Trip computer,Voltmeter,Front Bucket Seats,Front Center Armrest,Nuance Sandstone Leather-Appointed Seat Trim,Split folding rear seat,Passenger door bin,Alloy wheels,Variably intermittent wipers
Buick LaCrosse 2005 CXS 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 4A)
64,444 miles
Used 2005
Buick LaCrosse
CXS
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Fair Deal!
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Dealer Notes
SUNROOF, LOW MONTHLY PAYMENTS%2521%2521%2521, %2521%2521HEATED SEATS%2521%2521, VERY COMFORTABLE RIDE%2521%2521%2521, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, ABS brakes, Alloy wheels, Automatic temperature control, Dual front impact airbags, Emergency communication system, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front dual zone A/C, Illuminated entry, Occupant sensing airbag, Power driver seat, Power steering, Power Tilt-Sliding Electric Sunroof, Power windows, Rear anti-roll bar, Remote keyless entry, Speed-sensing steering, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist.<br><br><br>Family owned and operated for over 20 years%2521 We have a huge selection of used cars with over 150 in stock and two locations to serve you%2521 Hi Quality Vehicles at a Lo Price%2521

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Edmunds' Expert Review

With more refined power under the hood and a contemporary interior, this replacement for the Regal and Century could go a long way toward reestablishing Buick as a premium brand.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2005 Buick LaCrosse.

Not your father's Buick!
GM 3.8 fan, 2/23/2010
I bought this CXL with the legendary 3.8 engine. It had 37,000 miles and was lightly used. I have driven it 7,000 miles. I love the 3.8 engine and GM got it right with the last of the series. Great around town mileage and good highway mileage. The original tires are about shot and I intend to upgrade with premium rubber. GM needs to put better original tires on its premium models. No problems and my mechanic has raved about the good deal I got from a VW dealer. The car depreciated to where a guy with two kids in college can afford a top line car for the cost of a tin can. My only complaint is that I wish the front leather seats were as nice as the European-style seats on my 1994 Bonneville.
Totally mediocre
totally mediocre, 1/27/2009
I purchased this car used with 22,000 miles. Initially, I was very impressed with the design of the exterior and the interior materials. However, with time I have been mildly disappointed. No major complaints, just room for improvement. Like every other review, I am also disappointed with the fuel economy. Also, the 3.8 liter engine is not nearly as quiet or refined as other reviews suggest. The seats are unsupportive and stiff, although the leather is of very good quality. Have had an ongoing problem with the airbag light coming on for no apparent reason. Finally, the trunk lid has no handle to pull it up. Sounds minor but is very inconvenient.
Good car for the money
Sandra , 4/2/2010
The car is roomy and comfortable with great trunk space. Good quality leather - after almost 5 years still looks new. The only three problems are the low oil pressure warning comes on sometimes - taken to two different dealers who could find nothing wrong - hasn't caused any problems, goes off after a few seconds. The other issue is the clunking noise that comes from the steering column when I hit bumps. An the last issue is the A/C which I need to have checked because its unreliable - sometimes cold as the arctic going to warm as the desert back to cold as the arctic within a matter of minutes; however, when it does work, it's very cold :)
No More GM for Me.
scotpg, 11/19/2013
At 27K miles it whined when steering.GM offered no help.At 49K miles it was getting worse.Went to Bellavia in East Rutherford, NJ.Told me power steering pump is leaking, rack and pinion assembly is cracked and something is wrong with the sway bar and end link. Also need an alignment and new front brakes. Bellavia Cost 1,992.00. GM offered no help. Went to my trusty car care center and only needed the rack and pinion assembly replaced since it was leaking and an alignment. The steering pump and brakes are good. My Trusty Car Care Center Cost 554.01. Also, since new; water leaks through antenna and squeeks in the rear on bumps. Why so many problems?
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
240 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
200 hp @ 5200 rpm
MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
200 hp @ 5200 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger3 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Marginal
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Acceptable
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2005 Buick LaCrosse
More About This Model

Buick marketing pros, engineers and executives alike have made a rather bold statement about the new 2005 Buick LaCrosse. "The Lexus ES 330 was our target while developing this car and we think we've hit the mark." Not surprisingly, we met that statement with a healthy dose of skepticism. But don't start writing your "you're anti-American" letters just yet. It's not that we think Buicks are bad cars — quite the opposite. Domestic brands like Buick, Oldsmobile and Lincoln have been showing up near the top of lists like the J.D. Power initial quality survey for years now. But the problem with Buick hasn't been quality so much as public perception. Long seen as a car built strictly for "old people," many consumers simply ignore Buick because the cars just don't seem appealing when compared to brands like Acura, Infiniti, Lexus and now Chrysler. We can't blame them — Buick has done little to debunk its stodgy image, as cars like the Century, LeSabre and Regal seem almost proud of their blandness. Not so with the Buick LaCrosse.

GM wants you to believe that there's a new wind blowing through the halls of Buick, and the LaCrosse is the latest manifestation of that new spirit. Led by the Buick Rendezvous, then the Buick Rainier and more recently the Buick Terraza minivan (or "Sport Van" as GM likes to call it), the company has introduced enough new products in recent years to bolster the idea that its revival is more than just hype. It's not lost on us that the last three new cars have been truck-type vehicles, but with the debut of the Buick LaCrosse, the company is now turning its attention back to the car side of the equation and it's about time.

But back to that statement about the new Buick LaCrosse sedan matching the Lexus ES 330. Regardless of whether the company has hit the mark or not, Buick is serious about bringing its cars up a notch or two. The two-step process involves giving the cars and trucks higher-quality interiors and incorporating a "Quiet Tuning" package that essentially makes the cars smoother and quieter — you know, like a Lexus.

In Buick's eyes, the road to Lexus-like vehicles is paved with Quiet Tuning technology and in many ways it works. There are many aspects to Quiet Tuning, but the biggest gains are the result of adding laminate to the windshield and side windows, adding a noise-suppressing engine cover, recalibrating various belt-driven pulleys, revising the power steering lines and installing extra sound-deadening material throughout the cabin. A special exhaust system is also part of the package. Unique resonators and mufflers are also employed to reduce exhaust noise.

So has Buick built a real Lexus fighter in the new LaCrosse? Yes and no. If the only goal is to build a car that has a firm but supple ride combined with an ultraquiet interior, then yes, it has done just that: The LaCrosse at least equals the ES 330 in these areas. However, there is more to a great car than just a quiet interior. Some of the essential elements of a premium sedan are simply missing. Although there are plans to add one later, there is currently no navigation system offered on the LaCrosse. Also, the lack of a power-adjustable seat back is a glaring omission. The seat bottoms and lumbar adjustments are power and the seats overall are quite comfortable, but you'll have to adjust the rake of the seat back manually no matter which trim level you choose. That is decidedly un-Lexus-like.

On the plus side, the Buick LaCrosse offers the option of five- or six-passenger seating — five-passenger versions get a center armrest and storage container, while the six-passenger version has a column-mounted gear selector and a center armrest that folds away. The dash incorporates plenty of wood grain and leather with the overall look being very pleasant if not ultra premium. Look closer, though, and the faux wood trim is hardly convincing, as even the Saturn Relay minivan that we drove the same day seemed to have nicer trim. The LaCrosse's center stack works well, but its matte black finish is rather bland, and excessive space on either side of the stereo head unit makes it look like something is missing. It's these little things that conspire to give the LaCrosse a less-than-Lexus appeal when taken as a whole.

Get behind the wheel of the top-of-the-line Buick LaCrosse CXS and you'll find little to complain about. Available trim levels are CX, CXL and CXS. The CXS benefits from bigger wheels and tires (17s versus the 16s on the CX and CXL), an upgraded FE3 suspension and a unique engine. The standard Buick LaCrosse power plant is GM's 3800 Series III V6 that makes an adequate 200 horsepower. The CXS alone receives an all-aluminum, 3.6-liter V6 with variable valve timing that makes 240 hp and provides plenty of silent thrust — just like a Lexus.

All trim levels come with a four-speed automatic transmission. The Lexus ES 330 uses a five-speed automatic, but in this case, the Buick comes out on top by virtue of the fact that its smooth-shifting four-speed is immune to the Lexus unit's propensity to shift hard and "hunt" for the right gear.

Take the Buick LaCrosse around some twists and turns and it doesn't suffer from excessive body roll or that uncontrolled "floaty" feeling often associated with older Buicks. In fact, the LaCrosse is probably the best-handling Buick ever mass-produced. Curiously, the LaCrosse in CXS trim feels sportier than the Lexus ES that was its target. Another indication that Buick may have thrown out the old playbook is the firm and well-balanced brakes. Lacking the excessive travel and mushy feel of many GM sedans, the LaCrosse again comes off as a reasonable "sporty" sedan.

Like most GM cars, the real advantage over the import-branded competition comes into play when considering price. The base price for a midlevel Buick LaCrosse CXL is about $26,000, whereas an ES 330's price starts at $32,000. On the Lexus, items like a navigation system and power-adjustable pedals are extra-cost items, but at least buyers have the option of choosing those things.

Priced more like a loaded, V6-powered Honda Accord or Toyota Camry, the 2005 Buick LaCrosse offers a lot of features for a fair price. Does it ultimately top the Lexus ES 330? In some ways, the answer is yes. The ride, handling, transmission and interior noise levels are all on par with, or in some cases, better than the Lexus. But the beauty of a Lexus, or a Toyota for that matter, is in the details. Although the Buick LaCrosse is a competent sedan with many high marks, it's the lack of attention to the little things that will conspire to keep the Buick a few steps behind its much admired Japanese target.

Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan Overview

The Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan is offered in the following styles: CXS 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 4A), CXL 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A), and CX 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A).

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Price comparisons for Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan CX is priced between $2,496 and$6,995 with odometer readings between 0 and114939 miles.
  • The Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan CXS is priced between $4,824 and$6,995 with odometer readings between 64444 and108362 miles.
  • The Used 2005 Buick LaCrosse Sedan CXL is priced between $3,000 and$3,000 with odometer readings between 145102 and145102 miles.

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