2011 Buick LaCrosse CXL Specs

Buick LaCrosse

2011 Buick LaCrosse CXL 2.4L FWD powered by 2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Starting Price (MSRP)
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.3 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
    3.6L VVT V6 engine with SIDI (+$1,370)
  • Horsepower
    182 hp @ 6700 rpm
  • Torque
    172 lb-ft @ 4900 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
  • Turning Diameter
    38.8 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x TBD
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x TBD


  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson strut
  • Rear Suspension


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire
  • Spare Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    23 MPG
  • City
    19 MPG
  • Highway
    30 MPG


  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    8.1 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    18.4 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    349.6 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    552 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    196.9 in
  • Height
    59.2 in
  • Max Width
    73.1 in
  • Front Width
    61.7 in
  • Rear Width
    62 in
  • Wheelbase
    111.7 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.7 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    38 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57.4 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    55.2 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    40.5 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.3 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    56 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    53.9 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    4,026 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    13.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Cocoa/Light Cashmere, Leather seat trim
  • Cocoa/Light Cashmere, Perforated leather seat trim
  • Dark Titanium/Light Titanium, Leather seat trim
  • Dark Titanium/Light Titanium, Perforated leather seat trim
  • Ebony, Leather seat trim
  • Ebony, Perforated leather seat trim

Features and Options


  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
  • Satellite Radio
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Entertainment System
  • MP3 Player

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof


  • Head-Up Display
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • A/C
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Keyless Entry
  • Multi-Zone A/C
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Power Passenger Seat
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
  • Navigation from Telematics
  • Telematics

Additional Packages

Comfort and Convenience Package #2


includes (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist, (A45) memory settings and (DLG) outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and driver-side memory and auto-dimming feature Comfort and Convenience Package 2 The available Comfort and Convenience Package 2 adds so much more to your 2011 LaCrosse. The Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist uses four sensors to be your extra set of eyes as you move in reverse, helping you to avoid obstacles below your sight line. With two memory settings for the driver's seat, you can return your seat to its most comfortable setting with the push of a button, regardless of who has been driving your LaCrosse. Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators reduce wind noise and are the quietest in GM history. More than just functional they exemplify personal style in your LaCrosse, along with ground illumination and driver-side auto-dimming. Custom elegance and convenience are yours in the 2011 Buick LaCrosse.

Driver Confidence Package


includes (UFT) Side Blind Zone Alert, (TT2) Xenon High-intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps and (UV6) Head-Up Display (Requires (PCM) Comfort and Convenience Package #2.) Driver Confidence Package When equipped with the available Driver Confidence Package, your LaCrosse provides safety and assurance to you and your passengers. The Head-Up Display provides an eye-level look at speed, fuel levels and more, letting you focus your attention on the road where it's crucial, such as during storms and even at night. Articulating Xenon High-Intensity Discharge headlamps clearly illuminate the road ahead and allows you to see potential hazards sooner as you turn the wheel left or right. The Side Blind Zone Alert1 system offers an even greater awareness of your surroundings by using radar technology to sense the obstacles in your blind spots. Now, innovation and safety work in concert to offer true confidence in your 2011 LaCrosse. NOTE: CXL models require Comfort and Convenience Package #2. 1 Before making a lane change, always check the Side Blind Zone Alert display, check the side and inside rearview mirrors, look over your shoulder for vehicles and hazards and start the turn signal.

Entertainment Package


includes (UQA) harman/kardon 384-watt 11-speaker 5.1 Matrix surround system, (USR) USB port and (KI6) 120V power outlet Entertainment Package Turn your LaCrosse into a mobile theater with the Entertainment Package. A harman/kardon® 384 watt, 11-speaker system, equipped with 5.1 Matrix surround sound, envelops you in audio brilliance. A USB port1 allows you to connect to the system with your MP3 player or other device, making each trip a custom experience. A 120-volt 3-prong power outlet allows you to run additional electronic peripherals or devices while enjoying the ride. The 2011 LaCrosse raises the bar again, defining The New Class of World Class™. 1 Not compatible with all devices.

LPO, 19" Wheel Package (dealer-installed)


includes 19" (48.3 cm) painted, polished aluminum wheels, P245/40R19 all-season blackwall tires, tire pressure monitors, center caps, wheel locks and lug nuts (Not available for Fleet or Government order types.) 19" Wheel Package (Dealer Installed Option)5 Style and attitude are yours with the 19" Wheel Package for your LaCrosse®. These wheels give your LaCrosse® a sportier look and provide enhanced performance and handling. The 5-spoke design is made for 245/40 width tires, which offer a sturdier ride for your LaCrosse®. Included with this package are tire pressure monitors, center caps, wheel locks and lug nuts. Now you can personalize your new Buick and experience The New Class of World Class™ for yourself.

LPO, Exterior Protection Package (dealer-installed)


includes custom molded splash guards and rear bumper protector (Not available for Fleet or Government order types.) Exterior Protection Package** Shielding your vehicle from the mud and debris which often attack the bottom of vehicles, the Exterior Protection Package is custom-fitted to enhance the style of your LaCrosse. Engineered specifically for your LaCrosse, molded front and rear splash guards provide a barrier for the underside of the vehicle against the elements. Additionally, a rear bumper protector is in place to reduce the likelihood of scratches and damage to your bumper as you load and unload your LaCrosse.

Luxury Package


includes (NR5) leather and wood grain heated steering wheel, (KU1) driver ventilated seat, (KU3) front passenger ventilated seat, perforated leather-appointed seating, (DB3) power rear sunshade, (ATH) E-Z Key Passive Entry System and (BTM) keyless start (Requires (PCM) Comfort and Convenience Package #2.) Luxury Package The available Luxury Package on your LaCrosse provides elegance and craftsmanship only Buick can offer. From a heated steering wheel, detailed in the finest wood grain and leather, to refined seating, you are embraced by sophistication and comfort. Driver and front passenger seating is ventilated and features perforated leather appointments. Unlocking the doors and starting the LaCrosse are simple with the E-Z Key Passive Entry System and push-button start, removing the need for a key. To maximize rear passenger comfort a power rear sunshade is also included. Every detail has been designed carefully to embody The New Class of World ClassTM. NOTE: CXL models require Comfort and Convenience Package #2.


Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Brake Assist
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating


  • Driver Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Gas Engine
    2 Years / 24,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Short Term California
    3 Years / 50,000 Miles