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2019 Buick LaCrosse Avenir AWD
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2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,070
2 listings nationwide

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1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,165
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
Kyree Williams 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...

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
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."
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
1,065
DanR63 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

Safe/reliable/comfortable To Drive (not Bad Looking Either) — Overall these are great cars to drive and with 20-24 MPG from and very powerful LT1 engine it is lik...

Primary Use: Family transportation

135
Tnoyes 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

The End Of An Era — I have owned several full size GM models during my life, my Roadmaster is by far the best of what De...

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
bigdogprice 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

One Bad Ass Wagon — I love this car , it has power and drive like new. Drives down the road like you can not belive . Fu...

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

Specs

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 21 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
260 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
268 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
330 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
5,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.74 in x 3.37 in
4 in x 3.48 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
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 2 stars
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 --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 38 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 197.5 in 217.5 in
Width 73.5 in 79.9 in
Height 57.5 in 60.3 in
Wheelbase 114.4 in 115.9 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
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD

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