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2011 Buick Lucerne
CX FWD
No Data Available
2020 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
MSRP
$56,100
Invoice
$53,519
Average Price Paid
$52,249
1,015 listings nationwide

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2011 Buick Lucerne
CX FWD
No Data Available
2020 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
No Data Available

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2011 Buick Lucerne
CX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,215
39 listings nationwide

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2020 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$57,041

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Buick Lucerne
CX FWD
Eric Tallberg Review:

The 2011 Buick Lucerne is an okay full-size sedan, but remains far fro...

The Good: A quiet and plush ride, plenty of passenger room and trunk space, user...

The Bad: Lackluster styling, tepid powerplants, a lazy brake pedal, poor fuel e...

2020 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The second-generation Buick Enclave debuted in 2018. The 2020 model brings key styling and technology improvements. The Enclave is classified as a large premium crossover that seats u...

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

2011 Buick Lucerne
CX FWD
20
writes:
im just a buick kinda guy,for overall looks handling and price!
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car worse.
"thats just my eye,dont get me wrong Lincoln makes beautiful cars as does Cadillac,but for overall features styling and PRICE I LEAN TOWARDS BUICK!"
Family Car Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car worse.
"as a family car Lincoln is more roomy!"
55
writes:
Lucerne is a Great Value with fantastic quality, ride, handling, performance, gas mileage (28mpg/19mpg), cargo...
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Buick LaCrosse CX FWD worse.
" It’s great styling and elegance sure looks great when you see it on the road or parked!"
Back Seats Ranked 2011 Buick LaCrosse CX FWD worse.
"The Lucerne has a large and roomy back seat area with great leg, head and hip room with nice appointments of lights, heat and air conditioning, speakers and an opening to the trunk for long items!"
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2011 Buick Lucerne CX FWDReview:

Liked My Lesabre Better — It's an uninspiring boat, a bulky, lumbering, gas guzzling monster, with a grille that looks like a ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2020 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2011 Buick Lucerne
CX FWD
2020 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 21.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 5,700 RPM
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
237 lb-ft @ 3,200 RPM
266 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,900 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.9 in x 3.31 in
3.74 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional 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 2 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 2 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 41.4 in 38.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17 cu ft 23.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,708 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 203.2 in 204.3 in
Width 73.8 in 89.3 in
Height 58 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 115.6 in 120.9 in

Available Options

2011 Buick Lucerne
CX FWD
2020 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Champagne Gold Metallic
  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Rich Garnet Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System Without DVD Player, Dual Headrest
  • Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player, Dual Headrest
  • AVENIR Technology Package
  • LPO, Hit The Road Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps, Painted
  • Trailering Package, 5000 LBS.

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