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Buick LaCrosse CX

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Buick LaCrosse CX

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, 3785 cm3 / 231.0 cu in / 231.0 cu in, 149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 311.9 N·m / 230.0 lb·ft / 230.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, four wheel drive, consumption 10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from2006
ModelLaCrosse CXIssued until
SerieLaCrosseNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBuickCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)453 l / 16.00 cu ft / 16.00 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5040 mm / 198.4 in / 198.4 inTotal (curb) weight1550 kg / 3417 lb / 3417 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity35 kg / 77 lb / 77 lb
Wheelbase2810 mm / 110.6 in / 110.6 inGross (max.) weight1585 kg / 3494 lb / 3494 lb
Track frontTowing weight454 kg / 1001 lb / 1001 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity64 l / 14.1 UK gal / 16.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.2 kW / 23.1 hp / 23.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.13
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3785 cm3 / 231.0 cu in / 231.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity635.52 cm3/cylinder / 38.782 cu in/cylinder / 38.782 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque311.9 N·m / 230.0 lb·ft / 230.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.6 kW / 79.9 hp / 79.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output39.4 kW/l / 0.865 bhp/cu in / 0.865 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.4 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio131.0 kW/ton / 99.3 bhp/ton / 99.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions239 g/km / 384 g/mi / 384 g/mi (est.)
  Range627 km / 390 mi / 390 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle14.0 m / 45.9 ft / 45.9 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front200/70-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick LaCrosse CX

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