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Buick LaCrosse CXS

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Buick LaCrosse CXS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3564 cm3 / 217.5 cu in / 217.5 cu in, 179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 305.1 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from2008
ModelLaCrosse CXSIssued 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) weight1860 kg / 4101 lb / 4101 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 weight456 kg / 1005 lb / 1005 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 valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement3564 cm3 / 217.5 cu in / 217.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque305.1 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)71.6 kW / 96.0 hp / 96.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.2 kW/l / 1.104 bhp/cu in / 1.104 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.6 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 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 ratio130.8 kW/ton / 99.1 bhp/ton / 99.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions250 g/km / 403 g/mi / 403 g/mi (est.)
  Range598 km / 372 mi / 372 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/55-R17Tyres rear225/55-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick LaCrosse CXS

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