2009 Buick Lucerne Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,559 - $9,214
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
219-292
Seats
5-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,559 - $9,214
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
219-292
Seats
5-6

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2009 Buick Lucerne If...

If you're a current or former large Buick sedan lover, or have been away from roomy, comfy big American sedans for a while and would like a good reason to return, Lucerne is easily the best full-size Buick ever and one of the best full-size American cars of any brand.

Buick Lucerne Models & Trims

CX $5,559 - $7,466*
Horsepower: 219 hp - 227 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V6 FlexFuel
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
CX-2 $5,559 - $7,466*
Horsepower: 219 hp - 227 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V6 FlexFuel
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
CXL $6,554 - $8,657*
Horsepower: 219 hp - 227 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V6 FlexFuel
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
CXL Special Edition $6,348 - $8,385*
Horsepower: 219 hp - 227 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V6 FlexFuel
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
CXL-3 $6,554 - $8,657*
Horsepower: 219 hp - 227 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V6 FlexFuel
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
CXL-4 $6,554 - $8,657*
Horsepower: 219 hp - 227 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V6 FlexFuel
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
CXL-5 $6,554 - $8,657*
Horsepower: 219 hp - 227 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V6 FlexFuel
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Super $6,793 - $9,214*
Horsepower: 292 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.14

22 Reviews

45% 32% 18% 2 star 0% 5%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Great family car and for road tripping with friends. We still drive it on trips over 100 miles.

My car has 130,000+ miles. We recently bought a new pickup, but I will drive my car until it won't go anymore! It has been a great car getting me to lots of fun places and events with no problems. I only replaced the original battery a year ago. It still drives great and is very reliable.

- Carmen O

You can get lock out if you do not watch it. The door lock will lock you out so always take the key out with you.

I love the way it drives. I love the seat can be heated. I love the car can be started before, I get to it. I love the beeper to tell me I am too close to another thing when backing out. I do not like the way the seat sit when I try to get out of the car but I can charge the seat setting

- Mary B

It doesn't get very good gas mileage. I love the fact that it has a heated steering wheel

It's a very stylish looking car. An extremely smooth ride. Even has an heated steering wheel! My only complaint is it doesn't get very good gas mileage. My inside door handle broke and I need to replace the whole panel costing $600. I cannot just replace the handle

- Missy M

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front Drivers side wheel at profile.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,559 - $7,466
$5,559 - $7,466

Horsepower

Horsepower
219 - 227 hp
219 - 227 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.9L V6 SFI FlexFuel capable of running on unleaded or up to 85% ethanol (227 hp [163.9 kW] @ 5700 rpm 237 lb
3.9L V6 SFI FLEXFUEL
3.9L V6 SFI
3.9L V6 SFI FlexFuel capable of running on unleaded or up to 85% ethanol (227 hp [163.9 kW] @ 5700 rpm 237 lb
3.9L V6 SFI FLEXFUEL
3.9L V6 SFI
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 in.
42.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
39.5 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
37.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
17 cu. ft.
17 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 6
5 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55R17
P235/55R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.6 in.
115.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
42.2 ft.
42.2 ft.

Length

Length
203.2 in.
203.2 in.

Width

Width
73.8 in.
73.8 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3764 .lbs
3764 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
219 hp
219 hp

Torque

Torque
234 ft. lbs.
234 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 mpg
22 mpg

City

City
17 mpg
17 mpg

Highway

Highway
26 mpg
26 mpg

Suspension

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Standard
Standard

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Not Available
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Not Available
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings