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2008 Maserati Quattroporte
2008 Buick Lucerne
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 12 18 $100,980 $114,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic Executive GT 12 18 $109,912 $124,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport GT S 12 18 $112,785 $128,165
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4-Door Sedan V6 CX
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 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 V8 CXS 15 23 $34,993 $37,030
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
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
City
12 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
198.9 203.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 17.0
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24 18
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/40ZR18 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QPX
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR18 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4099 3764
Wheels
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
Spare 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
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
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 16
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan CX
Vehicle Name
Maserati Quattroporte Buick Lucerne
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-wishbone Independent

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