Buick LaCrosse vs. Chevrolet Impala

White Frost Tricoat
VS
Blue Velvet Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$19,317 - $22,390
$21,686 - $25,405

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.86 / 5
43 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
194 hp
197 - 305 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L 4
ECOTEC 2.5L DOHC 4
3.6L DOHC V6 DI

Interior Features

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
45.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.4 in.
39.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38 in.
39.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.2 in.
37.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 - 15 cu. ft.
18.8 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.4 in.
111.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38 ft.
38.8 ft.

Length

Length
197.5 in.
201.3 in.

Width

Width
73.5 in.
73 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3490 - 3598 .lbs
.lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
194 hp
197 - 305 hp

Torque

Torque
187 ft. lbs.
191 - 264 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
13 - 18 mpg
20 - 14 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
18 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 mpg
28 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Buick LaCrosse
Chevrolet Impala

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
102.0 ft³.
105 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3490 lbs.
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1
7.1, 8.0, 8.1

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 mpg.
22 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 mpg.
18 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 mpg.
28 - 30 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
100 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
100 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LHN
LCV - LFX

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas I4
Gas I4 - Gas/Ethanol V6

Displacement

Displacement
2.5L/
2.5L/150 - 3.6L/217

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MNH
M7W - MHG

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.584
4.48 - 4.58

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.964
2.87 - 2.96

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.912
1.84 - 1.91

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.446
1.41 - 1.45

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.746
0.74 - 0.75

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.940
2.88 - 2.94

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.64
2.77 - 3.23

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512
512 - 800

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
150

Total Cooling System Capacity

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.6 qts.
7.5 qts.

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
R3X
QGK

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
R3X
QGK

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/50R18
P235/50R18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/50R18
P235/50R18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 in.
18 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 in.
18 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Electric Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2
15.2

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75
2.73

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.0 ft.
38.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
12.6 x 1.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in.
12.4 x 0.9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
18.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.40 in.
39.90 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.00 in.
45.80 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.70 in.
57.90 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.80 in.
54.90 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.20 in.
37.40 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.00 in.
39.80 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.60 in.
56.90 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.10 in.
54.10 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.4 in.
111.70 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
197.50 in.
201.30 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.50 in.
73.00 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.50 in.
58.90 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.90 in.
62.20 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.10 in.
62.00 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³.
18.8 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
LaCrosse
Impala

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5
2.5 - 3.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4 - 6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4