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2019 Buick LaCrosse Avenir AWD
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2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
MSRP
$47,070
Invoice
$45,281
Average Price Paid
$45,481
117 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
MSRP
$22,090
Invoice
$22,024
Average Price Paid
$21,207
14 listings nationwide

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

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
Fair Price
$46,341
Good Price
$44,109
Great Price
$42,832
2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Fair Price
$21,494
Good Price
$20,206
Great Price
$19,469

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...

2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Chevrolet Malibu sedan was last redesigned for the 2016 model year. For 2019, midway through its product life-cycle, it sees some important visual and content updates. The...

Specs

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
268 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.74 in x 3.37 in
2.91 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 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 --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 38 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 15.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 197.5 in 194.2 in
Width 73.5 in 73 in
Height 57.5 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 114.4 in 111.4 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

  • Driver Confidence Package II
  • Dynamic Drive Package
2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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