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Test Drive: 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist

I got my first chance to drive the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist in October. After posting my initial impressions, a reader commented that he was disappointed with his test drive. He cited tight seats and poor rearward visibility as his chief complaints, and was let down because he waited months for the eAssist’s release. Well, after a week of driving the 2012 LaCrosse eAssist, it turns out that I agree with his concerns about the visibility. My test car ... continue reading»

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Buick LaCrosse eAssist: Greener Car, Same Price

If you’re in the market for a car that prioritizes fuel economy, you probably know that automakers normally charge more for models that sip less fuel. You can save money on gas by buying a Honda Civic Hybrid or a diesel-powered Volkswagen Golf, but it’s going to cost you more at the dealership. A Civic Hybrid will cost you over $8,000 more than the base Honda Civic, while opting for a Golf TDI will cost you $6 ... continue reading»

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GM Recalls Impala, LaCrosse Cars in North America

General Motors is recalling more than 14,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada for power steering and electronic stability control problems. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the recall affects 4,077 Buick LaCrosse cars from the 2012 model year, and 10,344 Chevrolet Impala cars from the 2012 model year. The recall affects Buick LaCrosse cars built between June 9, 2011 and July 2, 2011. The LaCrosse’s StabiliTrak system, which is GM’s name for ... continue reading»

Tags: Recalls, Safety, NHTSA, Buick LaCrosse, Chevrolet Impala, Model News

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