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Used 2012 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A) Consumer Reviews

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3 out of 5 stars

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CF Bona, 09/05/2020
updated 03/09/2021
Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A)
5 of 5 people found this review helpful

The Good: Excellent smooth, quiet ride. Nice handling. Very responsive. Very attractive design. Love the look of the car. Good acceleration when needed. More than acceptable gas mileage. Up to 38 mpg without AC and 32 mpg with AC on highway. Around 27-28 mpg in city. The AC compressor went at about 35,000 miles, 3 years ago -- but that has been all! Very dependable and durable vehicle. Low maintenance. The Bad -- very poor sight lines when driving and backing up. Lots of blind spots. Have to have your head on a swivel when backing out of a parking space since you can't see people or other vehicles well at all. Tough to get in and out of without hitting your head on the top of the door frame! I'm only 5ft 7 inches, so its not my height! Car is so low to the ground that you are constantly scrapping the front of the car on the pavement especially when entering or exiting a parking lot. No way to avoid it. Lastly, because of the battery located in the trunk, space there is very limited. I can't even fit a set of golf clubs in the trunk. I have to put them in the backseat. Overall, as a comfortable ride and pleasure to drive and look at, this is a great car. But the problems mentioned are not minor.

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4 out of 5 stars

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Melvin Johnson, 05/22/2017
Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A)
4 of 4 people found this review helpful

This car is exceptionally clean with a smoothe ride and good mpg.

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4.63 out of 5 stars

Not Your Father's Buick

mike652, 02/15/2012
Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A)
13 of 20 people found this review helpful

Having been longtime Pontiac owners we always thought Buick's styling and road manners skewed old. This is not the case with the LaCrosse. The looks are outstanding but it comes at a price. It is hard to judge the front and rear of the car and the blind spots when changing lanes are hard to see. It takes some getting used to but consider getting back up assist and blind spot alert. It has a sporty road feel without a punishing ride. The seats are very comfortable. The layout of the instrument panel is such that the tilt wheel is always obstructing something. The digital speedometer is a big help. The trunk is only adequate for luggage for two. That's the price you pay for the large back seat

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5 out of 5 stars

great every day car

mike staub, 04/09/2016
Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A)
2 of 2 people found this review helpful

still looks new after 4 years

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5 out of 5 stars

Car was sold.

Honest Bob, 08/14/2019
updated 02/16/2022
Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A)
1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Beautiful looking vehicle that gets more beautiful as newer models decline in appearance. Remarkable 34 mpg on the highway.That's at 70 mph. 47,000 miles and the only problem, which is almost a maintenance item, was battery replacement at the 5 year mark. Incidentally the car can start utilizing the eco-system battery! My best friend bought a 2013 on my recommendation and has 87,000 miles with no problem. Three negatives-backing up visibility is horrible, getting in and out of drivers seat is tight(I'm 5'11" & weigh 185 pounds), and the trunk is small because of the eco battery. The V-6 listing is an error. This is an Eco-4 semi hybrid.

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