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2014 Buick LaCrosse 2014 Kia Cadenza 2014 Chevrolet Impala
 
FWD Base
  • FWD Base
  • FWD Leather
  • AWD Leather
  • FWD Premium I
  • FWD Premium II
  • AWD Premium I
4dr Sdn Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Limited
LS
  • LS
  • 1LT
  • LS Eco
  • 2LT
  • LT Eco
  • 1LTZ
  • 2LTZ

Prices

MSRP $33,535 $35,100 $26,860
Invoice $32,194 $32,455 $25,920
Avg. Paid $33,724 $34,480 $26,797

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.6 8.9
Critics' Rating 8.7 9.3 9.2
Performance 8.0 7.8 8.6
Interior 8.3 8.3 8.6
Safety 9.7 10.0 9.4
Reliability 3.5 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Luxurious interior
  • Good fuel economy in eAssist model
  • Comfortable, quiet ride
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • Composed handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Easy-to-use tech features
  • Balanced handling
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Large trunk
Cons
  • Small trunk
  • Slow acceleration in eAssist model
  • Rear seats don’t fold
  • Below-average fuel economy for the class
  • Sluggish infotainment system

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.4/145 Regular Unleaded V-6 3.3 L/204 Gas I4 2.5L/150
MPG 25 City / 36 Hwy 19 City / 28 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.7 112 111.70
Length, Overall (in) 196.9 195.5 201.30
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 72.8 73.00
Height, Overall (in) 59.2 58.1 58.90

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Dual Moonroof Optional
Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3756 3668 - TBD -

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Remote Engine Start Standard Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.0 106.8 105
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 40 39.90
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 45.5 45.80
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 58.3 57.90
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 55.5 54.90
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.8 37.40
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5 36.8 39.80
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 56.5 56.90
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 54.7 54.10
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.8 15.9 18.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Seat Memory Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Optional Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas I4
Displacement 2.4/145 3.3 L/204 2.5L/150
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 182 @ 6700 293 @ 6400 195 @ - TBD -
Torque (Net @ RPM) 172 @ 4900 255 @ 5200 187 @ - TBD -
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 36.8 36.5 - TBD -

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Optional Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 28 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 18.5 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard Standard