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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 12 18 $100,980 $114,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport GT S 12 18 $112,785 $128,165
4-Door Sedan Automatic Executive GT 12 18 $109,912 $124,900
4-Door Sedan V6 CX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 CX 16 25 $25,774 $27,275
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL 16 25 $28,274 $29,920
4-Door Sedan V8 CXS 15 23 $34,993 $37,030
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL Special Edition 16 25 $29,989 $31,735
4-Door Sedan V8 CXL Special Edition 15 23 $31,596 $33,435
4-Door Sedan Super 15 22 $36,836 $38,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$100,980
$25,774
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,750
$27,275
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1913 / month
$455 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line It rides like a classic Cadillac, but the 2008 Buick Lucerne has a slightly more modern spin on the full-size sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 58.0
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 61.9 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.4
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 121 108
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 198.9 203.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 120.6 115.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.6 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 17.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24 18
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 42.2
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPX
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR18 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/40ZR18 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4099 3764
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 4250 227 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA L26
Displacement 4.2L/259 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 7000 197 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.56
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan CX
Vehicle Name Maserati Quattroporte Buick Lucerne
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Double-wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) anti-roll bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Double-wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) anti-roll bar NA
 
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