2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID POWERTRAIN SPECS, REVIEW, & CHANGES

2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID POWERTRAIN SPECS, REVIEW, & CHANGES – Though Buick completely overhauled the LaCrosse for 2020, it is now bringing big changes to the 2019 model. The 2020 Buick LaCrosse continues transaction this tumble with a standard mild hybrid powertrain, decrease starting price and other changes.

2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID
2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID

2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID POWERTRAIN REVIEW

Buick will continue to offer you a 3.6-liter V-6 that was the only engine selection on the 2020 LaCrosse. But for 2018, the new standard engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder gas engine with eAssist light electrification. This system employs a compact electric motor and a .45-kilowatt-hr lithium-ion battery pack that merchants energy was taken from regenerative braking.

2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID INTERIOR
2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID INTERIOR

City fuel economy is also 19-percent increased compared to the LaCrosse’s V-6 engine. The recent LaCrosse nets 20-21 mpg in the city according to whether or not you decide for all-wheel drive. Buick provided an eAssist drivetrain as standard on the past-generation LaCrosse. That car highlighted a 2.4-liter four-cylinder and a 15-kilowatt motor-generator excellent for 182 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. Output statistics for the 2018 LaCrosse eAssist are 194 hp and 187 lb-ft of torque.

2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID REVIEW
2020 BUICK LACROSSE STANDARD MILD HYBRID REVIEW

Thanks to the new standard engine, the starting price of the LaCrosse will drop substantially. The 2017 LaCrosse commences at $32,990, but the new model will start at $30,490. The V-6 engine, which will be offered on choose trim amounts, will come paired to a new nine-speed automatic transmission. Buick claims the new transmission will spread out to five of its models by this time next year. Presently, the LaCrosse is only available with an eight-speed. Buick is also broadening all-wheel-drive to the mid-level Essence trim. Three new colors-Satin Steel Metallic, Dark Slate Metallic, and Red Quartz Tintcoat-are available for the new model year.