This Buick LaCrosse has the highest predicted reliability rating in the class, and it earns outstanding crash test scores. On the road, it provides a comfortable ride that's ideal for the daily commute or a road trip. Inside, the LaCrosse has a nice array of standard and available features, and it is well-insulated from outside noise. Both rows of seats are roomy enough for 5 adult passengers. It has huge trunk .
The 2016 LaCrosse features a 304-horsepower V6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. LaCrosse eAssist models have an electric motor and a four-cylinder engine that combine to produce 182 horsepower.
The LaCrosse eAssist accelerates more slowly than the V6, and it's noisier. The V6 moves the car more easily in all situations, and though it can't match the eAssist's fuel economy, it makes for a more enjoyable driving experience.
Around turns, the LaCrosse remains poised. Still, it hardly feels sporty, and the steering feels vague. This Buick is mostly intended to be a cruising vehicle, and it delivers a smooth ride even over rough pavement.