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2012 Buick Lacrosse
2012 INFINITI M
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4-Door Sedan FWD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD Base 25 36 $28,963 $30,170
4-Door Sedan FWD Convenience 25 36 $29,990 $31,240
4-Door Sedan FWD Leather 25 36 $31,396 $32,705
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 1 25 36 $32,112 $33,450
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 2 17 27 $33,470 $34,865
4-Door Sedan AWD Leather 16 26 $33,475 $34,870
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium 1 16 26 $34,190 $35,615
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 3 17 27 $34,833 $36,285
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium 2 16 26 $35,558 $37,040
4-Door Sedan FWD Touring 17 27 $37,267 $38,820
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2012 INFINITI M
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
37 4-Door Sedan RWD 18 26 $44,163 $47,700
37 4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $46,149 $49,850
35h 4-Door Sedan RWD Hybrid 27 32 $49,706 $53,700
56 4-Door Sedan RWD 16 24 $54,787 $59,200
56 4-Door Sedan AWD 16 23 $57,096 $61,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,963
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,170
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$503 / month
$0 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
9.2
TCC’s 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
36 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7
Passenger Capacity
5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.0
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
196.9
Height, Overall (in)
59.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0
Wheelbase (in)
111.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8
Steering Type
Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
RAF
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
RAF
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3829
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120
Engine
Displacement
2.4/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
LUK
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36
Transmission
Trans Type
6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
Trans Order Code
MHH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
Summary
Body Style
Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick LaCrosse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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