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2012 Buick Lacrosse

2012 Buick Verano

  2011 Buick LaCrosse 4-door Sedan CX Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Buick Verano
Invoice $28,963 $21,681
16/36 21/32
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Bottom Line As a sophisticated, roomy, tech-savvy premium sedan—now with up to 36 mpg—the 2012 Buick LaCrosse hits the mark for a lot of shoppers who want luxury on a limited budget. Read Full Review The 2012 Buick Verano is a comfortable compact sedan that feels like a luxury car but isn't priced like one. Read Full Review
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  • New 36-mpg eAssist powertrain
  • Spacious, nicely trimmed interior
  • Absorbent but not pillowy ride
  • Top-notch safety


  • Still not a sophisticated driving experience (4-cyl)
  • Luxury-brand price when loaded
  • Cheaper look and feel for Base model


  • Superb front seats
  • Very quiet cabin
  • Classy, true luxury interior
  • Comfortable ride


  • No quicker than higher-mpg compacts
  • Soft brake-pedal feel
  • Cheesy 'ventiports'
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