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2019 Buick LaCrosse Avenir AWD
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2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,350
5 listings nationwide

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1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,490
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

In 2017, Buick unveiled its third generation LaCrosse, which introduced a new styling direction for the brand. Therefore, the 2019 Buick LaCrosse receives only minimal updates as it en...

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
5
GuruT2CP7 writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Impala Premier FWD better.
"Well it’s the body style is just my style I can’t explain it "
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Impala Premier FWD better.
"I know the one that I actually got to try out the seat were so soft. I fell in Love with it."
1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
165
Marshal 1999 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe FWDReview:

Overall I Love This Car. — i love this car. she is the one on the right. If i decide to go for a drive and get out on the higwa...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

185
Kevin 1999 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe FWDReview:

Good Luck Finding 1! — Great car owned it for 3 years and it is always reliable and it will beat most of the cras on the st...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

145
DPressler writes:
Handling Ranked 1999 Cadillac Eldorado worse.
"Aerodynamics I guess"
Looks/Style Ranked 1999 Cadillac Eldorado worse.
"aerodynamics look at the higher end coupes of today 2017 designs 95-99 Rivieras were ahead of their time they should have put the supercharged V8 as proposed."

Specs

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
240 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
268 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
8.5:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.74 in x 3.37 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette 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 42.6 in
Back Legroom 38 in 37.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 17.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 197.5 in 207.2 in
Width 73.5 in 75 in
Height 57.5 in 54.6 in
Wheelbase 114.4 in 113.8 in

Available Options

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Carrageen Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • PEPPERDUST Metallic
  • Pewter Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • Dynamic Drive Package
  • Driver Confidence Package II
1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD

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