Compare 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis vs 2009 Buick Lucerne

2009 Mercury Grand Marquis
2009 Buick Lucerne
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 16 24 $27,365 $29,125
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4-Door Sedan CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 17 26 $27,948 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CX-2 17 26 $29,385 $30,770
4-Door Sedan CXL 17 26 $31,056 $32,520
4-Door Sedan CXL Special Edition 17 26 $31,629 $33,120
4-Door Sedan CXL-3 17 26 $33,109 $34,670
4-Door Sedan CXL-4 17 26 $33,682 $35,270
4-Door Sedan CXL-5 17 26 $34,160 $35,770
4-Door Sedan Super 15 22 $38,395 $40,205
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,365
$27,948
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,125
$29,265
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$488 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.6
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
A soft ride and roomy interior still form the solid base for the 2009 Buick Lucerne’s appeal.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 41.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.6 58.0
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.0 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.4 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.5 108
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.3 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
211.1 203.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.6 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 115.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.6 17.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.47
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.3 42.2
Steering Type
Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P235/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
T3F QCH
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P235/55R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T3F QCH
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4117 3764
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.9 11.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
135 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.9L/237
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
224 @ 4800 227 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6 FlexFuel
Fuel System
SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 4000 237 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
99V LGD
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
Transmission
Trans Type
4 4
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.56
Trans Order Code
- TBD - MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan CX
Vehicle Name
Mercury Grand Marquis Buick Lucerne
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Air suspension Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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