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2018 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
MSRP
$47,070
Invoice
$45,187
Average Price Paid
$45,312
14 listings nationwide

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2017 Buick Regal
1SL Sedan AWD
MSRP
$31,465
Invoice
$30,206
Average Price Paid
$29,194
59 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
Fair Price
$46,004
Good Price
$45,095
Great Price
$44,576
2017 Buick Regal
1SL Sedan AWD
Fair Price
$30,022
Good Price
$28,362
Great Price
$27,413

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
William Maley Preview:

Full-size sedans are becoming an endangered species in the automotive landscape. Squeezed out by luxury sedans and crossovers, the number of available models has dwindled over the past...

2017 Buick Regal
1SL Sedan AWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

Due to the popularity of its compact Buick Verano sedan, General Motors decided it was time to revamp one of its mainstays into something new and slightly larger. The sixth-generation ...

Specs

2018 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
2017 Buick Regal
1SL Sedan AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
309 hp @ 6,800 RPM
259 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
268 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.74 in x 3.37 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 38 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 14.2 cu ft
Exterior
Length 197.5 in 190.2 in
Width 73.5 in 73.1 in
Height 57.5 in 58.4 in
Wheelbase 114.4 in 107.8 in

Available Options

2018 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic
  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Pepperdust Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • Dynamic Drive Package
  • Driver Confidence Package #2
2017 Buick Regal
1SL Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic
  • Black Onyx
  • Crimson Red Tintcoat
  • Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Gray Metallic
  • Pepperdust Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Summit White
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • Moonroof, Power, Tilt-Sliding with Sunshade
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7) Chromed Alloy

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