The LaCrosse is a sophisticated and thoroughly modern sedan. Quiet, roomy and luxurious, it offers responsive handling and a steady ride, qualities not normally associated with past Buicks. However, the cockpit is a bit narrow, the dashboard is busy, and styling restricts visibility and access. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder is mated to a light hybrid system.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

"I drive a winding road with several big hills from the coast to the valley. The car handles this drive beautifully."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Handing is a bit soft. Don't take a curve too quickly. This is the price one pays for the comfortable ride."

Robert L., FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"great handling and acceleration"

Howard M., DE (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Acceleration is excellent; handling is very good (feels like a sports car)."

Michael F., NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Got all the acceleration we need plus prefer the steering on the Buick not the danger of over steering as it is on some cars"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"300 ponies on tap -- smooth power!"

Anonymous, OR (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"It has good acceleration from a standing stop."

Anonymous, MO (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"It is the 4 cylinder e assist version of the vehicle. I am very impressed with the performance and the handling of the car, It has a lot of features but the one I like the most is the HUD, heads up display. They should be standard on ALL cars. For a 4 cylinder auto it is pretty peppy. I am used to a V6 and V8 autos but I on't moss them at all. The gas mileage is great. I get 33 to 36 MPG on trips."

Dave M., NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Greater acceleration than past Buicks. Handles like a sports car."

Gerald M., CA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"It has an annoying hesitation frequently during acceleration. It requires the gas pedal to be pressed hard enough to cause the transmission to shift down more than one gear."

Karl A., ME (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I like the way the LaCrosse accelerates and handles on the road."

Anonymous, IA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"It drives like a dream...great handling and responsive acceleration when I need it. Never thought I’d have a car this sporty again...but it’s truly beautiful and fun to drive."

Anonymous, WI (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"It handles nicely but seems to drag a little but it really picks up speed"

Anonymous, MN (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I think the engine is over powered for this car. The 3.1L engine would be better. Higher gas mileage and still a lot of power to boot."

Albert P., PA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Great ride and acceleration"

MARIO D., NY (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"it is the easiest steering vehicle I have ever driven, and the Driver Information setup is easy to use, once you learn it."

Anonymous, NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The vcar drives excellently. I have had this car since March 2015 and it still rides very well."

JACK W., ON (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Auto drives very nicely. It has all safety features which is why we bought it."

WILLIAM G., FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Sport mode option makes handling on back roads good highway excellaration and power and long distance driving very good"

Anonymous, CT (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"WOW is all I have to say. There isn't another full size car out there that can out excellerate this car! And so smooth while doing it! I'll be keeping this car for a long time!"

MATTHEW B., MI (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Has great power"

Anonymous, MB (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I really like the turning radius when making a sharp turn such as into my garage."

ROBERT K., NY (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"It is fun to drive, it goes down the road with ease, it "holds the road" so well."

JEAN L., IA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The electronics are vastly improved over our previous cars. Hunting for the desired pushbutton among many can be a distraction. All the safety warnings and back-up camera are great."

ROBERT S., KY (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"It has plenty of power. The electric power steering works extremely well. On the highway, I regularly get 32 mpg. The car is extremely quiet at all speeds."

Anonymous, NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Not too by Good acceleration"

Anonymous, VA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Can not forget cruse control . If I do I could get tickets"

RON R., TX (2015 Buick LaCrosse)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say

"I find the seats very uncomfortable on trips, and this car is used mostly on long road trips. The seats are cramped and narrow and one is very tired after long distances."

Anonymous, VA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Feel motor (???) through driver's seat. Hard--not comfy. weigh 144 pounds"

Lorraine J., FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The car is extremely smooth and quiet."

Anonymous, PA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Too much road noise"

Anonymous, MN (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Can drive and feel relaxed when we get there"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I travel with seniors, the Buick is easy for them to get in and out of They like the multi adjustable seat positions. Four door sedan is easy for my seniors to get in and out"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Very comfortable on highway trips."

Gerald M., CA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"very quiet riding vehicle.comfortable ride."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"This car is a quiet, beautiful ride. Great for trips."

Ricky W., IL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The noise quality of the car is great. Sometimes you don't even think that the car is running."

Anonymous, IA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"very noisy on our area roads. You can't hear the person next to you talk."

Robert C., TX (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Acceleration a 10 Noise reduction a 10"

Anonymous, NV (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I have owned Mercedes, Lexus, and Buick in recent decades. My Buick LaCrosse is equal to Mercedes and Lexus in comfort but Mercedes and Lexus have higher quality leather. However, only the Buick has the great rear seat foot room."

Lowell H., UT (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The Premium I package is exceptionally quiet and comfortable."

Anonymous, OR (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"seats are leather, comfortable, look nice and looks very appealing. the only noise problem is with the tires, ther are Goodyear and very noisy. When they wear out I will g o back to Continental or Michleans. Other than that the car noise is not a problem. It is very quiet.. The ride is excellent."

Dave M., NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Not satisfied with the ride on bumpy roads. Very noisy on most concrete roads at interstate speeds."

Anonymous, NY (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"An isolating experience. Quiet. Absorbs road irregularities. Adjustable seats enable one to find a comfortable driving position."

Robert L., FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Seats are very comfortable, the ride is excellent, and the noise is almost non existent."

Michael F., NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Front seats are good for long distance drives. We drive to Florida from Connecticut every winter and find the drive comfortable."

Fred C., CT (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Front seats are not very comfortable. Sales person took me to a shop and purchased seat cushions that made the front seats slightly more comfortable."

Anonymous, MO (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The most comfortable car I have ever owned. I have a bad lower back, so comfort is important to me. This car allows me to ride without pain for a longer period of time than other vehicles."

Mary M., PA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)


Anonymous, VA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Good quiet ride, very smooth, comfortable seats,"

Anonymous, MI (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"there is no place to put your garbage if you are eating or snacking in the front seat"

GEORGE C., NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I an normal size and it would be nice if ihe seats were a little wider. I would like for the climate control to be more responsive to the selected temperature."

DANNY S., AR (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"After 20 minutes the seat bottoms get uncomfortable. I have to use truckers jel 1&1/2 to 2" thick cushions. Visible out of all 4 corners is obstructed. About once a week I either scare myself or someone else. Quietest car I have ever owned."

Anonymous, FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Good: Ride,comfort,quality.Neutral(Bad) limited space in front cabin(If I were larger would be very uncomfortable),limited trunk space,Middle of Front window keeps fogging up in humid weather,possible flaw in defrost system?"

Anonymous, IN (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Blind spots are the main thing that reduces my satisfaction. The noise level is higher than we had in our LeSabre that we traded for the LaCrosse. For the cost I would prefer a quieter ride."

Anonymous, FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Problem with passenger seat and bumps under the seam which made riding very uncomfortable. Dealer added foam padding since replacement seat had same problem."

DOLORES C., NY (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The noise is very loud inside the car when driving on rough paved roads. The dealer changed the tires and it helped somewhat at least we don't need to turn up the radio now"

ARCHIE N., FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Seats were too hard -- dealer purchased seat covers to soften the seats."

GENE M., MO (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Climate control not as self adjusting as it should be"

ROBERT S., CT (2015 Buick LaCrosse)


HOWARD M., DE (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Beautiful car and it handles and rides wonderfully!!"

RUFUS K., PA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Great acceleration and back up camera"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Little to noisy, road noise."

Anonymous, AZ (2015 Buick LaCrosse)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

What Owners Say

"Very comfortable, luxurious, you get Cadillac or Lexus comfort and dependabilitydependability for 10 to 20 thousand dollars less,"

Gary V., MS (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I think I paid too much"

Anonymous, MN (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The in-dash screen is capacitive and it takes 3 to 4 times to actually have a function take place . The fuel consumption is horrific! No where near what is listed on the sticker"

JOSEPH B., NJ (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"I set a price I would pay. Dealership was unable to arrive at that price. Left my name and phone number. They responded back to me within a month. My wife loved the LaCrosse and dealership met my price. Most satisfied and will return to that dealership."

ROBERT C., NY (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"The Buick has more of the safety features I was looking for than the Lexus 350. The Lexus was much more expensive to give me the same features as the Buick LaCrosse. The styling of the Buick was even better than the same year Lexus 350."

Anonymous, FL (2015 Buick LaCrosse)


How it looks inside and out

What Owners Say

"All of my friends say something about its good looks."

Anonymous, MN (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"Styling is good, very similar to other cars, but I am disappointed the style hasn't changed since 2010."

JACK W., ON (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"my main complaint is noise, which may be from poorly selected tires, tire that do not have a low noise rating"

Anonymous, NC (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"BAD- Engine to small for car and seat are hard sitting inside"

Anonymous, KS (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"An extremely classy vehicle! I would buy another Buick in a heartbeat and I'm only 30!"

MATTHEW B., MI (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

"There are blind spots which make turns difficult. There are Thick posts in each side of the front windshield which blocks seeing people trying to cross the street"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Buick LaCrosse)

Would you buy this car again?

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Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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