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    2014 Buick LaCrosse To Start At $34,060*



    William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    June 18, 2013

    Buick has announced the pricing for the 2014 LaCrosse that will arrive at dealers later this summer. The refeshed model will start $34,060* (includes $925 destination charge).

    Standard equipment on the LaCrosse includes General Motors' eAssist mild hybrid system with 184 horsepower and the ability of getting 36 MPG on the highway. Other features include Buick's next-generation IntelliLink system, an eight-inch reconfigurable color display, and eight air bags.

    On the options list, you can order a 3.6L V6 with 304 horsepower at no cost. EPA rates the 3.6L at 18 City/28 Highway MPG for the front-wheel drive model and 17 City/26 Highway MPG for the all-wheel drive model.

    There are three big option packages available for the 2014 LaCrosse,

    • Driver Confidence I: Adds Forward Collision Alert, Side Blind Zone Warning, Lane Change Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, articulating high-intensity discharge headlights, and a head-up display. Costs $2,125.
    • Driver Confidence II: Adds Adaptive Cruise Control, an Automatic Collision Prep system, and the Safety Alert Seat. Costs $1,745 and must have the Driver Confidence I package.
    • Ultra Luxury Interior: Adds ark stained Tamo Ash wood throughout the cabin, jet black synthetic suede on the headliner and vanity mirrors, and Semi-Aniline full leather seats in sangria color. Costs $2,495.

    Source: Buick

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.comor you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

    Press Release is on Page 2


    Buick LaCrosse Priced at $34,060

    New sedan arrives with fresh styling, new technology and added luxury

    DETROIT – The 2014 Buick LaCrosse luxury sedan goes on sale later this year with a suggested retail price of $34,060, including a $925 destination charge. Standard equipment includes next-generation IntelliLink connectivity, an eight-inch reconfigurable color cluster display, eight air bags and an eAssist powertrain that offers an EPA-estimated 36 highway mpg.

    An all-new Ultra Luxury interior package is available for owners looking for the highest in fashion and comfort. The package includes a unique dark stained Tamo Ash wood throughout the cabin, jet black synthetic suede on the headliner and vanity mirrors, and Semi-Aniline full leather seats in sangria color. It is available on select trim levels as a $2,495 option.

    Every 2014 Buick offers a full suite of active safety technologies, and two available package groups comprise the offerings for LaCrosse. A Driver Confidence I package includes Forward Collision Alert, Side Blind Zone Warning, Lane Change Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, articulating high-intensity discharge headlights, and a head-up display for $2,125.

    The Driver Confidence II package includes Adaptive Cruise Control, an Automatic Collision Prep system, and a patented Safety Alert Seat that directs the driver’s attention using vibrations through the surface of the seat bottom. It is a $1,745 option that must be paired with Driver Convenience I.

    LaCrosse is available with all-wheel drive on many V-6 models for customers who want the most sure-footed traction possible. On-demand traction is delivered via an advanced Haldex all-wheel drive with an electronic limited slip rear differential.

    A 304-hp 3.6L V-6 engine is a no-cost option for the LaCrosse. With EPA estimates of 18 city/28 mpg highway for front-wheel drive models and 17/26 mpg for all-wheel drive, the 2014 model gains 1 mpg highway for both models and 1 mpg city for front-drive.

    Other standalone options include various wheel choices, Bose audio, navigation, rear seat entertainment, and a sunroof.

    Additional equipment, including rear park assist, a rear vision camera, passive entry and passive start, a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, a power rear sunshade, and real-time dampening, are included as standard equipment in various LaCrosse equipment groups.

    Every 2014 LaCrosse comes standard with two years or 24,000 miles of included regular maintenance and five years of OnStar RemoteLink Key Fob services. Regular maintenance includes oil and filter changes, tire rotations, and multi-point inspections. OnStar RemoteLink Key Fob services allow owners to lock and unlock the vehicle’s doors or activate remote start (on applicable models) using a smartphone app.

    “LaCrosse is Buick’s flagship sedan,” said Tony DiSalle, vice president of Buick Marketing. “The 2014 model’s beautiful design, intuitive technology and exclusive interior materials show the best of a luxury brand that has grown sales for three straight years.”

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