Specs

Research 2012 Buick LaCrosse specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base FWD Base

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.2

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 438

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7

Engine

Engine Type Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 3.6/217
Displacement 2.4/145
Fuel System Direct Injection
Engine Order Code LFX
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 6700
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 264 @ 5300
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4900
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 303 @ 6800
Engine Order Code LUK
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7
Height, Overall (in) 59.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1
Length, Overall (in) 196.9
Wheelbase (in) 111.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.75
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2

Summary

Body Style Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick LaCrosse

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

Tires

Rear Tire Size P235/50R17
Front Tire Order Code QKE
Front Tire Order Code QFV
Front Tire Order Code RAF
Rear Tire Order Code QKE
Rear Tire Order Code QFV
Rear Tire Order Code RAF
Spare Tire Order Code P77
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/50VR18
Front Tire Size P245/50R17
Front Tire Size P235/50R17
Rear Tire Size P235/50VR18
Rear Tire Size P245/50R17
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MHH
Trans Order Code MH2
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45

Vehicle

EPA Classification Midsize Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3829

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -

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