Compare 2019 Buick Lacrosse vs 2019 Nissan Maxima

2019 Buick Lacrosse
2019 Nissan Maxima
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4-Door Sedan Avenir AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Avenir AWD 20 29 $45,375 $47,070
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Avenir FWD 20 30 $43,254 $44,870
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Essence AWD 20 29 $39,591 $41,070
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Essence FWD 25 35 $35,060 $36,370
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan FWD 25 35 $29,540 $29,570
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Preferred FWD 25 35 $32,457 $33,670
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium AWD 20 29 $41,905 $43,470
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium FWD 25 35 $37,277 $38,670
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Sport Touring FWD 20 30 $37,952 $39,370
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Platinum 3.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Maxima Platinum 3.5L 20 30 $38,772 $41,540
Maxima S 3.5L 20 30 $31,790 $34,050
Maxima SL 3.5L 20 30 $35,975 $38,540
Maxima SR 3.5L 20 30 $36,991 $39,630
Maxima SV 3.5L 20 30 $33,663 $36,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,375
$38,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,070
$41,540
Monthly Payment Estimate
$785 / month
$692 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Buick LaCrosse is old-school luxury with a new-school hybrid battery bump. It's a quiet, comfortable sedan that doesn't make many mistakes. The 2019 Nissan Maxima is a break from the familiar mid-size four-door sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.10 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.70 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.0 96.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.20 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.60 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.00 45
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.80 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.00 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.40 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.90 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
197.50 192.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.50 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.10 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
114.4 109.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.50 73.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.00 14.3
Brakes
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)
11.3 x - TBD - 12.1
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.2 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.0 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
RLE NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R19 P245/40WR19
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RLE NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QCL NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R19 P245/40WR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3840 3676
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
268 @ 5200 261 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LGX NA
Displacement
3.6L/- TBD - 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6800 300 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 2.41 - 0.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 -
Trans Type
9 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 1.77
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 -
Trans Order Code
M3G NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.90 5.25
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick LaCrosse Nissan Maxima
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 7.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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