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Buick LaCrosse CXL

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Buick LaCrosse CXL

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3801 cm3 / 232.0 cu in / 232.0 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, automatic 4-speed transmission, front 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 from2008
ModelLaCrosse CXLIssued until
SerieLaCrosseNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBuickCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)453 l / 16.00 cu ft / 16.00 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2832 l / 100.01 cu ft / 100.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5040 mm / 198.4 in / 198.4 inTotal (curb) weight1617 kg / 3565 lb / 3565 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2810 mm / 110.6 in / 110.6 inGross (max.) weight
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)0.4Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.92 m2 / 9.9 sq ft / 9.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.9 kW / 30.8 hp / 30.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement3801 cm3 / 232.0 cu in / 232.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression 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 output39.2 kW/l / 0.861 bhp/cu in / 0.861 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.1 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront 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 ratio125.5 kW/ton / 95.1 bhp/ton / 95.1 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 locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/60-R16Tyres rear225/60-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick LaCrosse CXL

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