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2009 Vehicle Model Guide

2009 BUICK New Car Model Guide

BuickThe line of Buick, one of the oldest marques at General Motors, contains some of the newest GM nameplates. Buick's 2009 models include two sedans – Lucerne and LaCrosse – and a luxury crossover utility vehicle (CUV) called Enclave. The two sedans include V8-powered Buick Super editions, while Enclave for 2009 gains a more powerful V8 engine with direct injection technology.

2009 Buick LucerneLucerne
Buick's largest sedan with front-wheel-drive (FWD) traction brings luxurious appointments and high-tech mechanical components like GM's Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) suspension and StabiliTrak skid controls. Lucerne stocks a V6 or V8 engine, seats for five or six and innovations for safety. The cabin, engineered with Buick's QuietTuning measures for noise damping, contains fancy gear, either stock or optional. A 3.9-liter V6 rated at 227 hp is the new standard plant for Lucerne CX, which gains more luxury features. Lucerne Super gets the 4.6-liter Northstar V8 rated at 292 hp, and the V8 is an option on Lucerne CXL.

2009 Buick LaCrosseLaCrosse
Buick's mid-size sedan feels like a well-heeled car with a plush ride quality, surprisingly quiet isolation for the passenger compartment and more than sufficient pedal power. The cabin offers seats for five or six. The six-seat version sets a bench for three in front of the three-place back bench, while a five-seat arrangement applies twin front buckets divided by a console with padded armrest. LaCrosse Super edition packs a 300-hp small-block V8 rigged with GM's Active Fuel Management (AFM) technology to save on fuel. LaCrosse CX and CXL models contain a 3.8-liter V6 for 200 hp.

2009 Buick EnclaveEnclave
Buick's curvaceous CUV looks sharp in a slinky package decorated with a chrome-plated prow. The sculpted body measures nearly 17 feet long and carries a full-size passenger compartment with seats for seven or eight and a wagonload of cushy amenities in the mode of a premium luxury car. Both trims – CX and CXL – stock electronic traction control (ETC) and StabiliTrak, with options for FWD or all-wheel-drive (AWD) traction. Motivation stems from a new and more powerful 3.6-liter V6, which delivers 288 hp through a GM Hydra-Matic six-speed automatic shifter.

Detailed Buick pricing and ownership information.

For more information, visit the Buick website.