2006 Buick Lucerne

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25 reviews
Available Price Range $3,766-$11,382 Trims4 Combined MPG 21-23 Seats 5-6

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

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Consumer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Based on 25 reviews

Best car I've ever owned.

by Low Cost Luxury from Washington, MI on July 9, 2009

Love the ride. Smooth and quiet. Nice pickup too. Averaged over 26MPG (mostly highway) - great for a 6 cyl. All the luxury features are great - remote start, heated seats, auto-dimming rear view mirro... 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. 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.

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