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2008 Buick Lucerne Super

4dr Sedan

2009 Buick Lucerne CXL

4dr Sedan

2008 Buick Lucerne
(2008 Buick Lucerne 4dr Sedan shown)
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2009 Buick Lucerne
(2009 Buick Lucerne 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $38,980 $32,520
Destination Charge $765 $765
Invoice Price $36,836 $31,057
Total List Price $39,745 $33,285
Available Engines 292-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (regular gas) 219-hp, 3.9-liter V-6 (regular gas) 227-hp, 3.9-liter V-6 (flexible; E85)
Available Transmissions 4-speed automatic w/OD 4-speed automatic w/OD
Fuel Economy City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 22 mpg 26 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Front, Passenger's
Front, Driver's
Side, Rear Seat
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side, Front Seat
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Acceptable Acceptable
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Acceptable Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Acceptable -
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Poor -
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Poor -
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Marginal Marginal
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Side, Overall Side Acceptable Acceptable
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, ignition disable driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Audio Overview AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 9 brand, amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Clock in-radio in-radio display
Gear shift knob trim genuine wood leather
Steering wheel material leather/genuine wood leather
Seats 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Cooled front seats driver and passenger N/A
Seat trim suede/leather leather
Entertainment 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
CD player in-dash mounted 6-disc in-dash mounted single
Speakers 9 brand 6
Amplifier Standard Available
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Parking assist Standard Available
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Available
Exterior 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Fog/driving lights front N/A
Tires P245/50HR18.0 BSW AS P235/55SR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels 18" painted alloy 17" silver aluminum
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Standard Available
Mechanical 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Engine 4.6L V-8 3.9L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC OHV
Brake assist Standard Available
Suspension tuning sport regular
Ride control Standard N/A
Adaptive suspension Standard N/A
Front shocks magnetic fluid-filled gas-pressurized
Rear shocks magnetic fluid-filled air
Electronic stability system Standard Available
Axle ratio 3.71 2.93
Remote vehicle starting system Standard Available
Specifications 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Engine 4.6L V-8 3.9L V-6
Horsepower 292 @ 6,300 rpm 227 @ 5,700 rpm
Torque 288 @ 4,500 rpm 237 @ 3,200 rpm
Fuel economy - city 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 22 mpg 26 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.66 / 3.31 " 3.90 / 3.31 "
Curb weight 4,004 lbs. 4,013 lbs.
Front track 62.6 " 63.0 "
Rear track 62.1 " 62.5 "
Turning radius 22.0 ' 21.1 '