2008 Buick Lucerne Overview


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4.55 stars

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Great Car by wildbiker
 — I was looking for an economical, luxurious, dependable, stylish car and found it with the Buick Lucerne CXL. The V6 has plenty of power and good mileage for longer trips. The only complaint I have i... Read More
A Nice Ride! Comfortable, Quiet, Dependable by LCM
 — Excellant highway mileage. 26 around town. Roomy, quiet, comfortable. Standard 3.8 litre has lots of get up and go. The car only requires regular oil changes. Never needs repairs. Lots of trunk space.... Read More
Two Words: Stunning! ....or Rather 1 Word by Stephen
 — this car has awesome power. when u rev up the car, it will return the favor! tho the turning isnt as good, u will forget that when u have the sunroof open! Read More

2008 Buick Lucerne Overview

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2008 Buick Lucerne

The Buick Lucerne added a new Super trim in 2008, bringing the number of trims to 4.  Otherwise, this well-regarded luxury sedan stayed the same for the most part.  You have your choice among a 3.8 L, 197 hp V6, 4.6 L powertrain in the CX and CXL, a 275 hp V8 in the CXS, and a 292 hp V8 in the Super.  
All trims have 4 doors and seat anywhere from 5-7 passengers.  In addition, all trims have front wheel drive.  The Super represents the premium edition of the Lucerne followed by the CXS, CXL, and CX in descending order of quality.  Keep in mind that the better the trim, the tighter the suspension you get.  The CX has cloth seats while the other 3 trims have leather.  Finally, gas mileage averages out to 19 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway.

Overall, the '08 Lucerne upholds the Buick name with dignity.  The solid V8, smooth ride, and comfortable interior make for a memorable driving experience.  However, the CX's sub-200 hp V6 will likely have you considering an upper echelon trim.  Despite any shortcomings, the 2008 Buick Lucerne looks good to go for 2007 and beyond.


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Buick Lucerne Questions


Heated Seats

heated seats dont work and when you hit the button for heated seats no lights either. What fuse number is used for heated seats

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Had Rear Fuse Box Replaced. Now Engine Light Is On. Filled Gas Tank And ...

In was driving home and my car just stopped. Mechanic said it was the relay to the fuel pump. He noticed the fuse box was melted. Replaced both and now my gas gauge reads empty when I just filled t...

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Buick Lucerne 2008. Service Stabilitrack Message And Service Bake Assist Me...

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Automatic Window Switch Repair

do I have to take the whole door panel off or can I take that small section off that all controls are on on the driver side to fix the driver side window control switch?

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2008 Buick Lucerne Transmissions Problems

my family and i were driving the buick to an amusement park,the car from the stopped position occasional stumbled when taking off the first day of the trip.the second day it got worse to the point w...

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