Compare 2018 Kia K900 vs 2018 Buick Lacrosse

2018 Kia K900
2018 Buick Lacrosse
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V6 Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
K900 V6 Luxury 17 25 $55,593 $59,900
K900 V6 Premium 17 25 $47,069 $50,900
K900 V8 Luxury 15 22 $57,478 $61,900
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4-Door Sedan Avenir AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Avenir AWD 20 29 $45,187 $47,070
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Avenir FWD 21 30 $43,075 $44,870
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Essence AWD 20 29 $39,427 $41,070
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Essence FWD 25 35 $34,915 $36,370
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan FWD 25 35 $29,417 $29,565
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Preferred FWD 25 35 $32,323 $33,670
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium AWD 20 29 $41,731 $43,470
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium FWD 25 35 $37,123 $38,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,593
$45,187
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,900
$47,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$998 / month
$785 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Kia K900 is a premium, luxury sedan without much of an identity. The 2018 Buick LaCrosse is a proper flagship, a refined and comfortable sedan with only a few quirks.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 38.40
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 55.10
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.70
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.20
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.8 102.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.60
Front Leg Room (in)
45.9 42.00
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 54.80
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 38.00
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.8 62.90
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
200.6 197.50
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 57.50
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 63.10
Wheelbase (in)
119.9 114.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 73.50
Liftover Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 15.00
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.6 x - TBD -
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)
12.4 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 38.0
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P245/45R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA RLE
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QCL
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P245/45R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RLE
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4376 3840
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 x - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
740 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
293 @ 5000 268 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA LGX
Displacement
3.8 L/231 3.6L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
311 @ 6000 310 @ 6800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 29
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA M3G
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 2.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 - TBD -
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia K900 Buick LaCrosse
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 7.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.6
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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