(4.4) 31 reviews
MSRP: $3,026$10,814
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21-23
Engine: 197-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2006 Buick Lucerne

Our Take on the 2006 Buick Lucerne

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Northstar V-8's low-rpm torque
  • Wide turning circle
  • No fold-flat backseat
  • Forgettable face
  • Rear visibility

Notable Features

  • V-6 or V-8
  • Five- or six-person seating
  • Standard side-impact and side curtain airbags
  • Optional heated and cooled front seats
  • Optional remote starter


Our Expert Reviews

Buick calls the new-for-2006 Lucerne sedan its "most premium and elegant model ... poised to bring a fresh approach to the entry-luxury segment."Right away, you get the message: A nice Buick but not so nice as to cost you $40,000 or more.The tested Lucerne CXL, the second-most expensive of four trim levels, pretty much lives up to that billing. Starting at $29,265, it's a comparatively aff... Read full review for the 2006 Buick Lucerne

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Consumer Reviews


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Love this Buick

by organdude from Boston, MA on July 22, 2011

I purchased a 2006 Buick Lucerne CX, with moonroof, remote start, and six passenger seating. I love the ride and comfort of the car, it is very quiet and the road noise is very minimal. The 3800 Serie... Read Full Review

4 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.

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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