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2006 Buick Lacrosse
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4-Door Sedan CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 20 30 $20,629 $21,830
4-Door Sedan CXL 20 30 $22,991 $24,330
4-Door Sedan CXS 19 27 $25,826 $27,330
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 24 31 $17,343 $17,750
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 24 31 $17,343 $17,750
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 24 31 $18,331 $19,600
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 24 31 $18,331 $19,600
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 2.5 S 23 29 $18,800 $20,100
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 2.5 S 23 29 $18,800 $20,100
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE 21 27 $21,826 $23,600
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE 21 27 $22,427 $24,250
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SL 20 29 $25,340 $27,400
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 3.5 SE-R 20 29 $27,421 $29,650
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5 SE-R 20 28 $27,421 $29,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,629
$17,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,830
$17,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$364 / month
$296 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 53.0
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.4 103.2
Second Hip Room (in)
54.6 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
198.1 191.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.0 15.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x 0.55 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.26 11.7 x 0.35
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.39 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.3 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QPX NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3495 3001
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 4000 180 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L26 NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 175 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.26
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.38 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.94
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.86 4.13
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan CX 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick LaCrosse Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Premium Ride NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Premium Ride w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link

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