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2008 Buick Lucerne Comparisons

CX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $27,275.00 $26,910.00 $28,550.00
Destination $765.00 $685.00 $695.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.8L V6 3.6L V6 3.8L V6
Horsepower 197 @ 5200 RPM 256 @ 6300 RPM 263 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 227 @ 3800 RPM 248 @ 2100 RPM 257 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 2 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3791 3564 3778
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.8 X 3.4 3.7 X 3.4 3.8 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 9.4:1 10.2:1 10.4:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 16 17 17
Highway (mpg) 25 25 26

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3763.3 3884.5 3628.8
Wheelbase (in.) 115.6 114.8 109.4
Length (in.) 203.2 196.1 192.7
Width (in.) 73.8 74.8 72.8
Height (in.) 58.0 57.7 58.7
Track Front (in.) 63.0 62.7 62.2
Track Rear (in.) 62.5 63.3 61.6
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.5 38.7 40.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.7 38.0 38.2
Front Legroom (in.) 42.5 42.2 43.7
Rear Legroom (in.) 41.4 39.4 38.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 58.0 59.1 57.9
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.0 59.1 57.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 56.1 56.7 55.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 57.0 58.0 55.1

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 108.0 107.0 106.9

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut multi-link wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 225/60R16 245/45R18 235/55R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM satellite
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid Std. N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A Std.

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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