Compare 2017 Buick Lacrosse vs 2017 Hyundai Azera vs 2017 Toyota Avalon

2017 Buick Lacrosse
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2017 Hyundai Azera
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2017 Toyota Avalon
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4-Door Sedan Essence FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Essence FWD 21 31 $37,118 $38,665
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan FWD 21 31 $31,904 $32,065
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Preferred FWD 21 31 $34,622 $36,065
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium AWD 20 29 $41,534 $43,265
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium FWD 21 31 $39,422 $41,065
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3.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Azera 3.3L 20 28 $31,799 $34,100
Azera Limited 3.3L 19 28 $36,585 $39,300
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Hybrid Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited 40 39 $38,340 $42,600
Avalon Hybrid XLE Plus 40 39 $33,571 $37,300
Avalon Hybrid XLE Premium 40 39 $34,876 $38,750
Avalon Limited 21 30 $36,991 $41,100
Avalon Touring 21 30 $33,931 $37,700
Avalon XLE 21 30 $29,971 $33,300
Avalon XLE Plus 21 30 $31,546 $35,050
Avalon XLE Premium 21 30 $32,852 $36,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,118
$31,799
$38,340
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,665
$34,100
$42,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$644 / month
$568 / month
$710 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
An excellent chassis and a nice interior mean the LaCrosse should be on your shopping list. At the low end, it represents an excellent value and should be on any full-size sedan buyer's shopping list. The 2017 Hyundai Azera has near-luxury features and style, and a full-size back seat. The 2017 Toyota Avalon gives the full-size sedan a good name, with its exceptional space and style.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg 40 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.1 54.2 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.3 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 107 102.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.6 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.4 57
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 45.5 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 54.6 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 36.8 39.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 40.3 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 63.2 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
197.5 193.7 195.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 57.9 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 63.3 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
114.4 112 111
Liftover Height (in)
NA - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 73.2 72.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 16.3 14
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.9 11.2 11.1
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.2 12.6 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 18.5 17
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.0 36.5 40
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
R3X NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50R18 P245/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
R3X NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QCL NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R18 P245/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3684 3682
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.6 - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512 660 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
268 @ 5200 255 @ 5200 156 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LGX NA NA
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.3 L/204 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6800 293 @ 6400 200 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20 40
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 23 40
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.84 -
Trans Type
8 6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.39 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.83 -
Trans Order Code
MRC NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 2.88 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.65 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick LaCrosse Hyundai Azera Toyota Avalon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA - -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 7.7 4.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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