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Comfort, class, and streamlined style in a midsize luxury car.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

My Buick is extremely comfortable, clean, and smooth riding. The downside to the 2006 model is that it is in between feature years as far as Bluetooth or AUX abilities, leaving the user with only a CD player, or having to use a radio transmitter for audio. For people like me that travel a lot and like to listen to their own music/podcasts/audiobooks, this can sometimes be a bit of a hassle. The car's leather features and interior are comfortable and easy to maintain. The only trouble I have had is with the transmission in first gear, but this is only due to previous ownership using the car to pull small travel trailers. The car is still going strong at 120 k+ thousand miles and has minimal rust, despite living in a northern, high salt area. We take good care of it and so far, it has taken great care of us. It has started to burn a bit more oil that it should, but we anticipate getting at least 2 more years of use out of the car with changing the oil every 3k miles.

- Ashley L

Buick lacrosse is a really nice 4 door sedan.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

The car drives well and is very quiet when running. Many time I have to check the tach to see if I started it is I get distracted after starting the car. It has great foot room up front and not bad in the back even when the front seat is all the way back. It has a large trunk, electric seats and windows and a rear defroster for the back window. Seats are comfortable with decent lower back support. The ac/heat quickly do their thing as required. The only negatives I can think of is the key ring bob stops working easily and after two replacements, I do without it. The other thing is there is only one lock and with the bob not working you have to open the drivers door to unlock the other doors and trunk.

- Steve B

She's a BEAST with the coldest blowing air-conditioner around!

2006 Buick LaCrosse

To be honest, I've always thought that Buick had a higher standard for quality until I bought this car 7 years ago. The car has definitely served Its purpose but I feel I've had to fix stuff a lot sooner than I have for previous vehicles. I have kind of a love/hate relationship towards the car. I feel she doesn't owe me anything but then it burns me that I had to replace the transmission in her before she even hit 130,000 miles. Besides that though, she has never left me stranded & if it broke down, she always did it in my driveway. It used to be a pretty good looking car but early on, I lost a hubcap that never got replaced & after that she pretty much looked ghetto.

- Tim K

A Quick Review of my 2006 Buick LaCrosse

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

This car has a smooth ride, CD player, auto AC and heat functions and digital displays. This car currently has over 200,000 miles and has run like a charm. I've only had this car for about two years. It previously belonged to my mother who passed away some years ago. I complete regular maintenance, and have replaced the glove compartment door, coolant reservoir, and the fan belt; but those are the only major repairs. My Dad has also replaced the glove compartment door, apparently the latch is too fragile and the door can't be opened much. Apart from those minor issues, this car is fantastic!

- Kristen R

My Awesome vehicle the lacrosse

2006 Buick LaCrosse

We just bought a 2017 La Crosse Premium which is loaded. We drove it 30 miles and the transmission was slipping, did not shut off when stopped, a "Check Transmission" light came on, and the service symbol came on and stayed on. I would push the gas pedal after the stop lighted changed, and the car hesitated. Obvious transmission issues. I pulled over and called the dealership. They told me to go home and bring it back in the morning. I told them I was afraid of being stranded. I brought it back and they gave us a loaner. Close

- Jude H

Dependability and Reliability of the Buick

2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

I love my vehicle! It is reliable and starts up everytime. I have not had any major problems with the car. Motor is quiet and there is no shake to it. I do get regular oil changes and keep up with all the fluid changes. One problem I did have us the heat stopped working, which after reading about it, that is a common problem with the vehicle. Also, the exhaust fell off while I driving but that was a cheap fix, although the car was very loud until I did get it repaired.

- China K

It runs good on gas, smooth ride.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I've had the vehicle for approximately 3 yrs purchased it with 30k miles, runs really well, issues with breaks, front end issues i.e. tie rods. For some reason have had to replace battery at least 3 times due to corrosion. As vehicle is older, there is a rubber piece in front window that has dry rotted and now water comes in and drips on the floor. Nevertheless, no major issues far. (knock on wood) Would love to buy another one but just a newer year.

- Crystal M

Comfortable, gets good mileage.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

I seem to have problems with car batteries in this model. I've had to have a battery replaced multiple times, even when it's still under warranty. The driver's side door latch came completely unhinged from the inside recently, so I had to roll down the window to open the car door. The sight lines on this car are really terrible, and it sits so low that it's sometimes difficult to see around other vehicles when waiting to make a turn.

- A.L. N

Large trunk. Spacious. Plenty of legroom.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

The car rides like a dream. Has very good get up and go. Blows really cold air conditioning. The blower is a bit loud but really heats and or cools the car in a hurry. It's kind of low to the ground but not too low. It has a very spacious back seat and a huge trunk that has held everything I have ever tried to fit in there. It golds my wheelchair collapsed with room still for groceries and essentials.

- Eva C

A good car which you can depend on and very good looking.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Very dependable. Ride smooth. Little car fixing. Good radio speaker. Block the outside sounds. Steer easy. The wheel balance is good. It is good looking car. Like the inside interior. Have extra break. The lighting is good it do not have the real bright light which the new models have which blind you in the night on an dark roads, I wish they change the front lights on the new cars models.

- Vivian N

The beauty of owning a Buick Lacrosse...autostart is a blessing!!

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Attractive to look at. Handles well in all types of weather. Loaded with features including PS, PB, cruise control, power windows, moon/sun roof. Very good gas mileage. Heated seat. Auto start comes in very handy in the winter. Also has theft deterrent. I've had it for several years and aside from routine maintenance, it's only had three trips to the mechanic, for minor repairs. Love it!!

- Cheryl O

Dependable and nice looking car

2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

This has been a dependable car. Most of the repairs on this car have been normal wear and repairs expected when you have had a car for awhile. I love the heated seats in the winter and the roominess as well. The four door model makes it easier for passengers to get in and out and the ride is smooth with little to no noise. This is a great and dependable family vehicle .

- Denise M

Great car for anyone looking to travel or just get around town.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

It feels sturdy and safe. Drives well and it's very comfortable. I've frequently taken it on lots of long drives (Ohio to Connecticut/Rhode Island) and it's a great long distance car. I had some minor anti lock brake and traction control issues that have come and gone but got it fixed after a few tries finding the problem. Other than that no issues and it's a great car.

- Danielle T

Completing routine service and maintenance is.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

No I do not know what problems it has. Completing routine service and maintenance is vital to keeping your car, truck, or SUV running strong. At times, however, car issues will arise, and every vehicle will display certain warning signs. To reduce the potential for breakdown, and expensive repairs, we've listed the 12 most common car problems that tend to pop up.

- Alex M

The best family car with great features

2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

It's a really comfortable car for a family. The only complaint I have is my husband is 6 foot 5 inches and he says he feels cramped. It gets good gas mileage and it's really dependable as it will go fast. The woodgrain and leather seats are really nice. The best feature is the radio will go up the faster your speed is and goes lower the slower you go.

- Stephanie G

It is overall a good car. You have to put premium gas in it and it runs better.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

It is a great car. It is older so it goes in the shop more often, but still gets around great. It gets me down to Florida every year for college and has always been dependable. Also gets me to and from work. I would definitely consider getting another Buick. It is also super safe and very well built. Got in an accident and kept everyone safe.

- Rebekah B

Frequent problems and unreliable lights

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

I have had ongoing problems with the wiring. At one point the vehicle would lose power steering while I was driving it. The lights cut off at night for no reason and I have to switch to brights quickly. The check engine light stays on since 17,000 miles and I have almost 100,000 now. I have had several issues with the vehicle fuel system.

- Andy S

Drives like a bomb!! She is a keeper!

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Runs like a tank in the winter. Not too big, but big enough for my purpose. Comfortable drive and rides like a dream. Dependable in any type of weather and does not require much repair or maintenance to continue running. Spacious seats and quite a bit of foot and leg room. Good size trunk for traveling and shopping in volume.

- Patricia N

My Buick lacrosse is a great ride.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Just got car. I really like it. Will not trade it in for as long as it keeps me happy. When I upgrade I may go for another Buick lacrosse if this one keeps me happy. Got this car at family auto on 101 in Greer, SC. Very nice salesman and they also came and picked me up at my house. I had no ride to go look or buy car.

- Lily C

I don't have a car payment any more! This car is very comfortable to drive. Friends like when I volunteer to do the driving.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like my Buick LaCrosse because it is comfortable to drive and ride in. I prefer the window vision available in this older model compared to the newer models. My car has held up quite well for it's age and the costs of upkeep has been reasonable. The gas mileage on this model is comparable to newer models too.

- Susan W

Buick lacrosse: like new, still shiny.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It has so much room and is very comfortable. If you take care of it, it will last forever. Drives so smooth and picks up very easy and smooth. It can fit up to 5 large people. It has a huge trunk. Basic oil changes which helps save on money and it is. An American made car so repairs are very inexpensive.

- Sarah F

Very gorgeous and comfortable !!

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

My car is a very reliable and efficient car, the interior is very gorgeous giving it an elegant look inside. Very comfortable seats great for smooth car rides. The car gets great gas mileage and the speakers give you a great surround sound and very innovative controls for maneuvering seats.

- Katie M

The most important part about the car in my opinion, is the air conditioner.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Heavily reliable. The air conditioning is amazing when having separate temperatures for driver and passenger. The v6 gives great power but too much power to where gas is an issue. As long as you do not have a lead foot, you should be fine. The trunk is very spacious as well as the seating.

- Kira K

Buick lacrosse. Fine car.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

Drives good as long as I keep it maintained, change oil, etc. Comes with OnStar and the option for XM radio, but I do not care for those features. No big problems with the car, but I wish for old fashioned roll-up windows instead of power windows which can stop working when least expected.

- Clark B

Buick lacrosse two thousand and six.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXS

Reliable, not good on gas, smooth ride. Definitely a luxury car. Drives nice like a Cadillac. I like the interior it is leather. Stereo system is awesome and you are going to love all of the bells and whistles. Headlights and windows are giving me problems. But otherwise it is a nice car.

- Sara G

Seat warmers and easy to work with and maintain.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Fuel pump problems. Good mileage though. Comfortable. Stereo is great and easy to change out. Seat warmers are great. Easy to work in and maintain. There’s been a lot of fuel problems however, fueling the tank makes it overflow the engine and takes a while for it to start back up.

- Nicole B

It is an excellent cruising car.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I absolutely love this car, it run smooth, never has had any issues, low miles, excellent ac and heating, butt warmers in front seats, dark tint in back, comfortable seats front and back, I could go on all day long, this car is a wonderful ride both in the city and on the road.

- Sommer H

Very good running car and very inexpensive to keep. Very dependable.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Very dependable. Runs smooth. Very good speaker. The body style look good. Like the color. Not expensive to repair very good balance very good drive very good suspension very good very good lighting transmission very good engine. The steering very to easy. Very good on gas.

- Vivian T

Six cylinder Engine has more power but comfortable

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

I really like the interior of my Buick lacrosse it was large and you have plenty of leg and elbow room. The lacrosse had a V6 so it had plenty of power but was comfortable it has a nice long nose on it to protect you in a vehicle accident and the seatbelts were to tight

- Jade T

Well keep in garage. Maintenance kept up, no rust.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Buick lacrosse rides well, comfort seating also has heated driver and passenger seats. Able to control radio. Cruise control and air conditioner and heat from setting on steering wheel. Very large comfortable setting in fear, large area in trunk. Reliable mechanically.

- Walter R

Buick is the best vehicle out there I promise.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

It is perfect and reliable. I do not believe there is a better vehicle out there for me. I would recommend this car to anyone and everyone. It has everything you need and want and will never let you down. Take a chance on it and I promise you will not be disappointed.

- Allison R

Mileage and comfort of red is the best things about this auto.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I have had very little trouble with this Buick. I love the ride, it has plenty of power and the gas mileage is over 18 out of town. In town I get probably 10-12 mpg. The tires wear very evenly and alignment seems very good. The inside is very clean and looks great.

- Robert K

Buick Lacrosse is the Best

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I love the Buick Lacrosse the body shape I love. The seats are very comfortable and they adjust back and up. It also adjusts to your back. There's cup holders in the front and back. And the air conditioner is really great you can feel it from the front to the back.

- Amy P

The wooden interior is the best quality of my car.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

The car is a great vehicle, very reliable and independent. Has been an outstanding car since I have bought it, looks nice and fresh. My vehicle has wooden interior and leather seats. A great combination for my style. An automatic is the best way to go for me.

- Aubrey A

One of the best car I ever had

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXS

Runs great no major problems brakes last had a power steering leak but was a simple fix runs great good gas mileage I have had this car for five years and it drives just like when I brought it very dependable car nice size not to big or to small love the car

- Maurice W

White, old and runs like a boat.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Its white with wood and leather interior. It has vet plates because I am a vet. It has tires. One is flat. Has plenty of truck space. Can fit a 12' board inside. Can hall five people or two adults and two car seats. Has heated seats. Sits low to the ground.

- Carmen B

Roomy interior but do not trust Buick mechanics.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It is a good car with plenty of legroom. It runs smoothly. Do not count on Buick mechanics to help you if you have a stall problem. They are useless. It gets good gas mileage and runs quietly. It is a car it gets me to and from where I need to go. The end.

- Dawn M

How I would describe my 2006 Buick Lacrosse

2006 Buick LaCrosse CXL

Very smooth ride, nice tight steering. Very solid built car. Very roomy extremely comfortable on long road trips. No problems so far, very happy with my car. Engine is really powerful, goes when you need it to, without hesitation. Very little road noise.

- SUSAN H

It is a reliable vehicle to get me to & from work.

2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

Hard on tires/brakes. Hate that you cannot unlock car from both sides of the vehicle. It is a fine vehicle to get me places, but wouldn't purchase another one. Trunk locking feature is weird. Like the middle console setup. Good space for tall people..

- Allison S

The Buick is well thought of concerning the future as well as the present day.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I maintain the vehicle so it sounds like a kitten. It is a comfortable ride both in the front and back seats of the vehicle. This is a great vehicle for entering highways, it is comfortable for traveling because the seats adjust to comfort. .

- Mary Ann D

It is a fuel efficient sedan for its weight and year. I love the speakers. It has some bass on it even though Chevrolet is notorious for their bass and speakers. I love how responsive the back up sensors are.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

The performance is great. The brakes stop on a dime and so far I have only had light maintenance work. Only issue I have with it is that it could be faster at jumping from 0 to 60. Other than that, I get great gas miles for a heavy sedan.

- Tiffany B

Buicks are steady until they hit 220k miles.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like Buicks in general but ours has over 230k miles on it and the radiator is going bad, the water pump is going bad, all the hoses all at once. It's like it hit a mileage marker and POOF everything's breaking.

- Tracy S

Though it says the hood is ajar it is not, it is just how those cars were made.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

The problem that I am finding is that the "hood ajar" alert constantly comes on. The power steering fluid is hard to put it. What I like about the car is that it is reliable and runs really smooth.

- J L

It's a good reliable vehicle. For a 12 year old car it has held up really well.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I bought this car used and it was in really great shape. The only thing that does not work is the satellite radio. It's a great car with every feature available and it is holding up really well.

- Michelle S

Perfect Buick with engine sound problems

2006 Buick LaCrosse

My Buick is a good vehicle but I do have problems with the way the engine sounds. I can be driving down the road and it sounds like an old beater car when it is in perfect condition.

- Samantha S

Rides smooth and turns nicely. That a nice ride.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Love my Buick lacrosse, always wanted one. It is my very nice car, even though it is a 2006 car ever had. It's a nice luxury car. Would like to get a new 2018 lacrosse.

- Anthony P

It is not too good on savings for gas.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I do not like that it does not have a trunk key hole and it has had too many repairs in the little time I have had it. I think I picked the wrong car. I like Chevrolet.

- Joanna C

Its dependable, rides well, handles well..

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Size is great, ride is good, handles good. No complaints. It is the best car I have ever owned. Maintenance is good as well, gas mileage could be better, but ok.

- Marge S

Things I like about my car it has a smooth ride easy handling and a great a.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Some issues include sensor problems, low gas mileage, does not have a lot of pick up when accelerating. I have had to replace parts that were due to recall.

- Robbin R

Buick Lacrosse is a reliable vehicle.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I really like the large size trunk so that I can carry a lot of things in my car when I need to. The car is just the right size to drive comfortably.

- Angela J

I own it and it runs great.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Front end has many issues constantly replacing parts, but it is old. Runs great other than that. Has a beautiful interior and mild rust issues.

- Carmen B

Very reliable and nice vehicle.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Very reliable and comfortable. A lot of room inside and in the trunk. Great car for any age or type. No problems with it or with performance.

- Gretchen R

I think it's been well manufactured; it's been durable.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It's been a comfortable vehicle for long road trips. Gas mileage is decent. Sturdy, not many repair issues. Has some pick up and go.

- Vickie S

It is great car to start out with, safe and compatible.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like that my car is good on gas mileage. I also like that its a 4 door vehicle. I do not like that it does not have an aux cord.

- Megan H

Buick lacrosse highlights.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Love it and it is very reliable. Smooth riding and driving. Low maintenance. Roomy. Enough room to be comfortable on a long drive.

- Ruby K

It has been well maintained with only 80 k miles.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It is in almost perfect condition for it is age and I have not had any major problems. It is good on gas. It has nice accessories.

- Karen D

Comfort and ease in driving long distance.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I love the size of the car and of the ease it handles while driving. The storage in the trunk is great for everything I need.

- Lisa M

The security system is good.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Dislike where the emergency brake is located. Dislike not being able to adjust the passenger seat more. That's about all.

- Virginia c

It runs well and has leather seating. It also has seat warmers and adjustable height for the driver.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

like the seat warmers. I dislike that I can't have the windows open when I unlock my car and hold the unlock button down.

- Jane H

All in all it is a very reliable vehicle.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It is a really good car, it does not like to start in cold weather sometimes. It does have very good heat and ac.

- Rose B

It is a very reliable car and good on gas mileage.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Very reliable car. Pretty good on gas for a sedan. Does not have a lot of extra features, which is fine by me.

- LEANN L

Great old man car, the Buick LaCrosse

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It is a Reliable car with lots of space. Good leg room and storage space. Drives really easily and is safe.

- Thomas H

I loved the 3800 motor and its get up on the highway.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Airbags didn't work when in an accident. Parking pin broke. Seatbelts didn't work when in accident either.

- Erin B

It is easy to drive and handle when traveling. Good room.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like the size and room of the car. It is easy to drive. Recently had some car trouble that I do not like

- Alisa M

The reliability is very good with regular maintenance.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Slow, comfortable, fairly reliable. the clear windows and black interior get hot in the sun. does its job.

- Doug S

The car is dependable, nothing other than normal repairs.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It is a dependable, smooth ride. Nice interior, comfortable seating. I really like the large trunk space.

- Ellen M

It is sturdy, reliable and very spacious. Low mileage and very well taken care of.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

no dislikes, only have 60K miles on it! Large trunk, leather interior. loaded with options. NO DISLIKES!

- lyn m

It has a kick if you accelerate too fast.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like how sturdy my vehicle is. I feel safe. don't like how it doesn't have AUX cord. Like durability.

- Sam H

The car drives very smoothly especially considering that it is 12 years old.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like the amenities that this car has. The transmission slips a little, but that may be due to age.

- Richard G

It is the best car I've ever owned.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Good dependable vehicle with legroom and comfort. It has OnStar. Good air conditioning. Easy to drive.

- Debbie M

The space the car provides and room it has.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I love the comfort and space it allows me to have. I like how everything is powered and not aromatic.

- Savanna B

MPG is great! And very roomy!

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Great on gas. I have found that is skips sometimes when I take off from a complete stop. Very roomy.

- Courtney P

It's a great car for getting me where I need to go safely.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like how smooth of a ride this car gives. It gets good gas mileage. It's easy maintenance.

- Sally G

It starts in all weather. It has a good ride. The engine seems to be holding up well.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like that it has over 130,000 miles. I dislike many things that broke before prematurely.

- Edward R

The thing that people should know about my car is that it is reliable.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It is a reliable vehicle. It had lots of room. The only downside is it isn't very flashy.

- Nathan R

Faster than it looks. It's reliable. Great family vehicle

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I generally enjoy this car. It has probably been one of my best purchases ever

- John G

Very dependable and low cost. I have really enjoyed driving to work for 11 years.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Runs well and has very little maintenance issues with over 230,000 miles

- John L

It runs perfect. It gets me to one place to another.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It runs great. It works fantastic. It gets me to one place to another.

- Gina M

It's a comfortable ride as well as being safe. It is reasonably priced.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It handles very well. It's comfortable. Could get better gas mileage

- Linda S

I don't like that it's getting old, no new technology.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It's a safe car, it's big and has airbags. I take good care of it

- Sam T

It looks nice. It has never let me down. It is reliable and safe.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Interior is great. Gas mileage is good. I really love my vehicle.

- Marcia C

That it rides well and is comfortable

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like the comfort and don't like that my Sirius XM doesn't work

- Angela A

Very comfortable ride, heated seats, and moonroof..

2006 Buick LaCrosse

No complaints. i love this car, very dependable & reliable.

- Ann N

It is very comfortable Get good gas Mileage Good riding car 2006 130000 miles little repair work

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It has been a very good car Size good mileage COMFORTABLE

- Lucy C

It's smooth ride is unlike the other cars I have owned

2006 Buick LaCrosse

Smooth ride. It is a quiet vehicle. Very dependable.

- Andy B

It has been in accidents.

2006 Buick LaCrosse

It has served us well but is now old and tired.

- Lisa Z

My car is a very reliable vehicle

2006 Buick LaCrosse

I like the smooth ride,I dislike gas mileage

- Darren C