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2011 Buick LaCrosse Earns The NHTSA's Top Rating
2011 Buick LaCrosse Earns The NHTSA's Top Rating

Add another GM car to the roster of vehicles earning the Feds' top safety rating. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says the 2011 Buick LaCrosse is worthy of a five-star safety rating. The NHTSA has toughened its safety ratings for the current model year; as a result, many...Read More»

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Poetry in Motion: 2011 Buick LaCrosse

As Family Car Guide scoured the current crop of family sedans – everything from affordable to luxury – to zero in on the 2011 models with exceptional styling (yeah, we know this is subjective), one car surprised us. It’s the 2011 Buick LaCrosse. You read that right. A Buick...Read More»

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2011 Affordable Large Cars Rated Top Safety Picks

Families seeking comfort, space, and affordable, yet stylish, transportation often choose large sedans. And key among considerations for any family vehicle is safety. For 2011, families have some great choices in affordable large cars that are also rated Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute...Read More»

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Why You Should Choose A Buick

If you’re thinking of purchasing a new or used car, you’ll definitely want to consider a Buick model as one of your top choices. There really is no better or more trusted brand of car around today. Throughout the years, Buick has proven itself to be a reliable, durable brand that always...Read More»

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And The Fastest-Growing Car Brand Is...Buick?

Look, we all miss Pontiac. Saturn, too. A few even miss Saab. (Fewer miss HUMMER.) But although General Motors' bankruptcy and brand sale may have been painful for fans, it's begun to pay off for the automaker and its remaining marques -- especially Buick. Not so long ago, Buick was on the skids...Read More»

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GM Sells More Cars in China Than in the U.S.

GM is celebrating this week--along with the Independence Day holiday here, it's celebrating some huge sales numbers in Asia. Behind the power of its Buick brand, General Motors sold 1.21 million cars in China in the first six months of this year--which means the automaker is now selling more cars...Read More»

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Summer Fling: GM's Coming-Out Party For The 2011 Buick Regal

Earlier this week, we told you about Buick's new digital campaign to hype the all-new 2011 Regal and youthen the model's fusty image. But sometimes, the web isn't enough, so GM is also putting the Regal smack-dab in front of the 30/40something influencers it's targeting by throwing a series of...Read More»

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Favorite Luxury Features Of The Buick Lacrosse

In recent years, Buick has become a name to recognize in the luxury class, and the new 2010 Buick LaCrosse has allowed Buick to compete with some of the most respected names in the industry. While most individuals looking for a luxury sports sedan are finding themselves at dealerships test-driving...Read More»

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Buick Eyes Younger, Hipper Drivers With New iPad Ads

Buick's skid from sporty family ride to stodgy senior-mobile was a long, slow one, and the road back to younger consumers has been decidedly uphill. Last week, we reported that after topping out at 72, the average age of Buick drivers has finally begun to drop, and thanks to a new ad campaign...Read More»

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Was Tiger A Curse? Average Age Of Buick Owners Finally Drops

You know it, we know it: Buick has become a brand for older drivers. Just a couple of decades ago, models like the Regal drew the attention of younger couples and even families, but in recent years, Buick's lineup has prioritized comfort over class, size over style. That's played well with golf...Read More»

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American Brands Shine In J.D. Power Dependability Survey

No, buying American won't get you an undependable disaster-on-wheels; in fact, it's likely to get you a more reliable, trouble-free car. In the latest proof of this, from marketing-information authority J.D. Power and Associates, seven of the ten models with the lowest number of problems, on...Read More»

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GM Launches A Campaign To Get Employees Excited About GM Vehicles

General Motors is kicking off a new word-of-mouth campaign to get people talking about its lineup of vehicles. The talkers GM has in mind? Its own employees. The campaign is a whistlestop event called the "Vehicle Plant Tour" -- which may not be the best title we've ever heard, but it's a pretty...Read More»

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Anybody Hear About the Great New Buicks?

Don't know if you've noticed, but the Buick brand is headed down a whole different road. It started with the over-the-top Buick Enclave, continued with the dramatic new 2010 Buick LaCrosse and from all the pictures, the new 2011 Regal will continue Buick's string of stylish, distinctive...Read More»

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2010 Buick LaCrosse Four-Cylinder Coming Soon, With 30 MPG

Seems like smaller engines are all the rage. Just today, we’ve covered new smaller engines to be offered in the 2010 Toyota 4Runner and 2010 BMW 7-Series. And, as we’ve previously reported, General Motors will begin offering a base four-cylinder version of the 2010 Buick LaCrosse. Today GM...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
Preview: 2011 Buick Regal

What is it?: The relaunch of the popular Regal nameplate, which will be Buick's new mid-size sedan  The basics: Four-cylinder only for now; front-wheel drive, 180+ hp Price: $21,500 (estimated) On sale: late 2010/early 2011 Rumors of the Buick Regal's return to production have been circulating for...Read More»

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2010 Buick LaCrosse Gets Top Crash-Test Scores

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released new crash-test results and ratings for the mid-size 2010 Buick LaCrosse sedan. The newly redesigned Buick LaCrosse earned perfect ‘good’ scores all around, in frontal, side, and rear tests plus all subcategories, with the IIHS...Read More»

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2012 Buick: Is GM Building an American Lexus?

If you're reading this article in 2012, congratulations. Thanks to the miracle of Google search, Web longevity and ultra-fast fiber-optics, you already know if the renaissance that started in the summer of 2009 at Buick was successful. From our perspective, here in the dark ages of 2009, Buick has...Read More»

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First Drive: 2010 Buick LaCrosse

The 2010 Buick LaCrosse is set to start retail sales next month, and our colleagues at Motor Authority were invited up to Detroit this week to test out the sedan that Buick hopes will inspire a new crowd of buyers. Covering the event for TheCarConnection and Motor Authority, Nelson Ireson sums up...Read More»

2010 Buick LaCrosse
2010 Buick LaCrosse Gets Four-Cylinder

The 2010 Buick LaCrosse is getting a new engine option--but GNX fans won't be impressed to hear that the new option is a four-cylinder engine. The new four-cylinder is a 2.4-liter engine, and GM's fitted direct injection to it to boost power and fuel mileage. Available in the CX model, this engine...Read More»

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