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2011 Buick Lucerne
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2011 Cadillac DTS
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Overview

Engine
3.9-liter V6 Flex-fuel (FFV)
Engine
4.6-liter V8 Gas
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
18.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.9-liter V6 Flex-fuel (FFV)
4.6-liter V8 Gas
Horsepower
227 hp @ 5700 rpm
275 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
237 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
42.2 ft
42 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Independent
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55R17
P235/55SR17
Rear Tire
P235/55R17
P235/55SR17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
18 MPG
City
17 MPG
15 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 Tons/yr
10.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
4
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
306 miles
270 miles
Cruising Range Highway
486 miles
414 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
203.2 in
207.6 in
Height
58 in
57.6 in
Max Width
73.8 in
74.8 in
Front Width
63 in
62.5 in
Rear Width
62.5 in
61.7 in
Wheelbase
115.6 in
115.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.5 in
39.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58 in
60 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
56.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
38.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
59.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57 in
56.7 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,735 lbs
4,009 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
17 ft³
18.8 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Cocoa/Cashmere, Cloth seat trim
  • Titanium, Cloth seat trim
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather Seating Surfaces with Mini Perforated Seat inserts
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather Seating Surfaces without Perforation
  • Shale/Cocoa, Nuance Leather Seating Surfaces with Mini Perforated Seat inserts
  • Shale/Cocoa, Nuance Leather Seating Surfaces without Perforation
  • Titanium/Dark Titanium, Nuance Leather Seating Surfaces with Mini Perforated Seat inserts
  • Titanium/Dark Titanium, Nuance Leather Seating Surfaces without Perforation

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Optional
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Optional
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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