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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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2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,602

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...

2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L 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."
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Buick LaCrosse
Avenir AWD
2021 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 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 3 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 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 15.7 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

  • Dynamic Drive Package
  • Driver Confidence Package II
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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