Buick LaCrosse

2005 Buick LaCrosse

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  • (4.2) 16 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,247$8,895
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 23-24
  • Engine: 200-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Buick LaCrosse

Our Take on the 2005 Buick LaCrosse

With the new LaCrosse sedan, Buick reduces its midsize lineup from two vehicles to one. Replacing both the family-focused Century and the sportier Regal, the front-wheel-drive 2005 LaCrosse features a new look and a new aluminum V-6 engine.Introduced at the 2004 Chicago Auto Show, the LaCrosse re... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space
  • Instrument readability
  • Steering and handling
  • Difficult to judge while parking
  • Old-fashioned personality

Notable Features

  • Three available trims
  • New 3.6-liter V-6 for CXS
  • Five- or six-passenger seating
  • Available StabiliTrak stability control
  • Optional remote starter

2005 Buick LaCrosse Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

The Century is history, and the Regal has been retired ... So, if you want a new Buick midsize sedan, LaCrosse is your game. Buick's all-new 2005 LaCrosse is nothing like the rough-and-tumble game played by racket-wielding, helmet-wearing players on an open field. From bumper to bumper, Buick's LaCrosse is softer, kinder and gentler.And after a week of driving the CXS, which is the t... Read full review for the 2005 Buick La Crosse

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Consumer Reviews


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Great Car

by tkruz from on September 9, 2010

Bought mine in 08 with 60k miles and here in September 0f 2010 it has 161k. Replaced one wheel bearing and two sets of tires. Runs great and is good on gas. Average 29-32 hwy. Sales keeps me moving. ... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Buick LaCrosse Safety Ratings

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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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