The 2017 Buick LaCrosse Performance

2017 Buick LaCrosse

The first thing you think of when you look at the 2017 Buick LaCrosse will probably have something to do with its elegant styling or generous proportions, but this year’s model also gets a variety of updates, including improved handling via a new rear suspension. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the impressive performance specs and features of the newest rendition of this full-size sedan, which is now available near Clio, MI at Patsy Lou Chevrolet in Flint, MI, where you can get fast and easy financing right now!

Powertrain Specs

Every version of the 2017 Buick LaCrosse comes standard with a 3.6L V6 engine that generates 310 hp and 282 lb.-ft. of torque. It comes standard with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and Direct Injection (DI), and it comes matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission. When equipped with the standard front-wheel drive system, it’s able to get an EPA-estimated 31 mpg/highway and 21 mpg/city.

Other Performance Features

This full-size sedan is also equipped with a variety of other performance features that are sure to keep you engaged while you’re on the road:

  • Sophisticated Driving Personality – The Buick LaCrosse is surprisingly responsive for a full-size sedan, featuring an all-new 5-link rear suspension that isolated noise and helps improve handling. This model also serves up quicker acceleration than previous versions of the LaCrosse.
  • All-Wheel Drive with Active Twin-Clutch – Newly available this year, the LaCrosse’s Twin-Clutch All-Wheel Drive system is able to monitor road conditions and deliver the ideal amount of torque to the correct wheels. Unlike typical all-wheel drive systems, this one isn’t only able to send power between the front and rear axles but also to both rear wheels.
  • Sport Mode Function – When you want a more responsive feel behind the wheel, but the LaCrosse into Sport Mode to specially calibrate the suspension, steering, and throttle response for a more aggressive dynamics.

Test-drive the 2017 Buick LaCrosse at Patsy Lou Automotive Today

The updated and improved 2017 Buick LaCrosse is now available at Patsy Lou Chevrolet, and you can take it for a test drive today! Come check its performance specs out at our dealership, located at 5135 Corunna Road in Flint, MI, just a short jaunt from Clio, MI. We’re open for sales Monday through Saturday, and you can contact our staff with questions at (810) 230-4123.