2008 Buick Lucerne Overview

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2008 Buick Lucerne Overview

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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    stan3934
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    23 Lucerne Won't Start

    Fuse is good, replaced the relay and new fuel pump. Gets spark. Not hearing any noise at fuel pump when I turn key. Car keeps cranking, but won't start. What's next??

    23 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    zogs
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    Moisture (bubbles) On Floor Under And Behind Front Seats

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    zogs
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    Moisture (bubbles) On Floor Under And Behind Front Seats

    the moisture is on both sides of back floor

    17 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
    Tom Hewitt Sr
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    2008 Buick Lucerne Cxs Drivers Seat Only Raises Part Way. I

    2008 Buick Lucerne CXS drivers seat only raises about one and half inches. Any Ideas how to repair this or test out

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    JohnnyReb72
    35

    Why Is My 08' Lucerne Filled With Water?

    My 08' Lucerne has a water/liquid build up in the rear passenger floor and a new small puddle on front drivers side. I haven't driven it for about four days, yesterday afternoon it began building up...

    2,215 views with 8 answers (last answer 2 months ago)