Buick Lacrosse: Trim Levels and Specifications

The Lacrosse is a mid-size offering from GMs upscale automobile brand. The Lacrosse replaced its predecessors the Century and Regal in North America in 2004 and was sold in Canada as the Allure. This sedan has undergone several design facelifts and updates since and is now in its third generation and part of a premium offering with high performance and highly refined styling. As declared by the Huntsville Buick dealer, the 2018 Buick Lacrosse is all about classic style and luxury and comes in 5 luxurious trim levels – the Lacrosse 1SV, Preferred, Essence, Premium and the Lacrosse Avenir.


The Lacrosse incorporates style and sophistication with is smooth flowing design from its sweeping hood towards a panoramic moonroof that ends gracefully at sculpted LED accented taillamps. It features Standard High-Intensity Discharge (HID) xenon headlamps with signature LED daytime running lamps and 18-inch alloy wheels on the basic trims and 20-inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels on the higher trims that portray a sleek contemporary style. The ultimate Avenir trim is fitted with 3-dimensional upper and lower mesh grilles with Black Ice finish.


The 1SV trim features slick leatherette seats, 8-way power seat adjuster and 2-way lumbar for the front seats and 60/40 split-folding rear seats arranged spaciously in a quite cabin that uses Active Noise Reduction technology with triple door seals and an Acoustic-laminated windshield and front side glass. A 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and Buick Infotainment System with phone integration is part of the standard provision. As we go up the trim levels to the Preferred, a Power tilt and telescoping steering wheel and cargo net is added. As we still go up the ladder to the Essence, Leather-appointed seating, Heated front seats, Memory settings for up to 2 drivers and an Auto-dimming rearview mirror is added. If you want to indulge in further luxury, you are looking at the Premium trim which as Heated steering wheel and lumbar with massage for the driver and front passenger. If you want to go royalty, the Avenir comes with a unique interior accents and wood-toned trim and Bose CenterPoint Surround Sound System.

Engine and Performance

The Lacrosse comes with two drive trains – the Front-Wheel-Drive (FWD) and the All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) systems and engine choices such as the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with eAssist light electrification technology and a 3.6L V6 engine variant. The FWD is available for all the trims with the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and with the 3.6L V6 on the Avenir and the AWD is available with the 3.6L engine on the Essence, Premier and Avenir trims. The McPherson strut front suspension and Electronic, variable effort steering make driving a smooth and effortless for increased pleasure.


The Huntsville Buick dealer says that theLacrosse incorporates a huge range of safety features such as Electronic Grade Braking, electronic stability control system, LED Daytime Running Lamps, sophisticated Air bag systems, Rear Vison Camera, Parking Rear Assist and others to provide a safe ride.


Buicks strategic offering with a multitude of engine choices and drive trains available in a multitude of colors and cutting-edge technology – Lacrosse is all about enticing new buyers and retaining loyalists by luring them to upgrade to luxury.