(4.8) 14 reviews
MSRP: $2,818$9,466
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 23-25
Engine: 200-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2006 Buick LaCrosse

Our Take on the 2006 Buick LaCrosse

Our Take

With the introduction of the LaCrosse sedan last year, Buick replaced both the family-focused Century and the sportier Regal, effectively reducing its midsize lineup from two vehicles to one. The front-wheel-drive LaCrosse features a modern look and an available aluminum V-6 engine. For 2006, sev... 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

  • Standard ABS and side-curtain airbags
  • Choice of two V-6 engines
  • Five- or six-passenger seating
  • Available StabiliTrak stability system
  • Optional remote starter with temperature control


Consumer Reviews


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A Perfect Gift from My Husband

by Buick Fan from Davis, CA on December 28, 2007

A month after getting married my husband bought me a new 2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL with leather interior, rear folding seats, and above all OnStar. After driving the car for 1,000 miles and getting wat... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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