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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 Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
N/A Available:
immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
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
Standard:
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
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
N/A Available:
9 brand, amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo net Standard Standard
Clock in-radio in-radio display
Compass Standard Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim genuine wood leather
12V DC power outlet 3 Standard:
3
N/A Available:
2
Ashtray Standard Standard
Floor console full Standard:
full
N/A Available:
partial
Floor mats carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Programmable garage door opener Standard Standard
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Remote trunk release power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather/genuine wood leather
Seats 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Front seat type bucket Standard:
bucket
N/A Available:
split-bench
Seating capacity 5 passengers Standard:
5 passengers
N/A Available:
6 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 8-way power 8-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger driver and passenger
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Cooled front seats driver and passenger N/A
Memory driver driver
Rear seats bench bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed 2 - fixed
Seat trim suede/leather leather
Entertainment 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player Standard:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
Standard:
in-dash mounted single
Available:
in-dash mounted single
Available:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
DVD-Audio Available Available
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Available
Speakers 9 brand Standard:
6
N/A Available:
9 brand
Amplifier Standard Available
Equalizer automatic automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Entertainment system N/A Available:
with DVD
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen Available:
1
Available:
1
2nd row LCD screen N/A Available:
2
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard Standard
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Cornering lights Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Standard Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Available
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Lane departure Available N/A
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
Blind spot sensor Available N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 72/100,000 72/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Exterior 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Antenna window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Available:
tri-coat monotone
Available:
tri-coat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored body-colored
Bodyside insert chrome chrome
Grille trim chrome chrome
Fog/driving lights front N/A
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote w/tilt down dual power remote w/tilt down
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Mirrors, auto dimming driver driver
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler N/A Available:
lip
Tires P245/50HR18.0 BSW AS P235/55SR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
18" painted alloy
Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
18" chrome alloy
Available:
17" chrome aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Standard Available
Mud flaps N/A Available
Mechanical 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Engine 4.6L V-8 3.9L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC OHV
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Available
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Engine block heater Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning sport regular
Ride control Standard N/A
Adaptive suspension Standard N/A
Automatic level control rear rear
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks magnetic fluid-filled gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks magnetic fluid-filled air
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Available
Transmission 4-spd auto w/OD 4-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.71 2.93
Remote vehicle starting system Standard Available
Specifications 2008 Buick Lucerne Super 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Exterior length 203.2 " 203.2 "
Exterior body width 73.8 " 73.8 "
Exterior height 58.0 " 58.0 "
Engine 4.6L V-8 3.9L V-6
Horsepower 292 @ 6,300 rpm Standard:
227 @ 5,700 rpm
N/A Available:
219 @ 5,700 rpm
Torque 288 @ 4,500 rpm Standard:
237 @ 3,200 rpm
N/A Available:
234 @ 3,200 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
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.
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,000 lbs. 1,000 lbs.
Wheelbase 115.6 " 115.6 "
Front track 62.6 " 63.0 "
Rear track 62.1 " 62.5 "
Turning radius 22.0 ' 21.1 '
Front legroom 42.5 " 42.5 "
Rear legroom 41.4 " 41.4 "
Front headroom 39.5 " 39.5 "
Rear headroom 37.7 " 37.7 "
Front hiproom 56.1 " 56.1 "
Rear hiproom 57.0 " 57.0 "
Front shoulder room 58.0 " 58.0 "
Rear shoulder room 57.0 " 57.0 "
Luggage volume 17.0 cu.ft. 17.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 17.0 cu.ft. 17.0 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 108 cu.ft. 108 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.0 gal. 18.0 gal.