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All the comforts, none of the cushiness

tucked, and all-around upgraded for the Buick LaCrosse isn’t the best that Buick has to It’s a serious contender entry-luxury sedans.

Sure, can pamper and Infiniti can excite. But the Buick LaCrosse AWD (MSRP to start, $48,165 as equipped) me the welcome sense that I was in control of the car at all times. That is sorely lacking among of the LaCrosse’s closest competitors, emphasize plushness over so I was especially glad to see that engineers took the human into account.

Start with the redesigned It’s clearly driver-focused, and it puts buttons and switches they’re easy to reach and to see.

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A few of buttons and switches weren’t I expected on a $48,000 sedan—the overhead console, for instance, to be straight out of the same GM parts bin supplied the Sonic. You can’t get a steering wheel or a trunk closes automatically, both of are available features on the Lexus ES. car is almost identically priced in every configuration with one exception: the Lex doesn’t offer drive.

Neither does the Toyota or the Chevy Impala, two cheaper that can otherwise almost go with the big Buick.

In any weather, I was at just how hard I could the LaCrosse, and just how high the V6 was to rev. That may explain my 19 mpg average fuel economy, within the 17 city/26 highway for an all-wheel drive equipped It’s a big car, though, and plenty of room for rear passengers to stretch out.

Those seats also down, which can’t be for the Toyota Avalon.

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The tongue-twisting version of Chevy’s superb toned down for 2014 simplified physical buttons most of the heavy lifting.Though the is attractive, after a week of use I got the the infotainment system itself to have bit off a little more its processors could chew. text or finding a position sluggish, and maps lacked names when zoomed in all the major issue in New England, road names change and signs are optional.

The 2014 Buick LaCrosse an optional heads-up display

the only apps available are and Pandora, and it’s unlikely users will get the chance to Still, smartphone integration for and voice was best-in-class, as is voice once you get the hang of the prompts.

If looking for a car that’s at once and inconspicuous, but also rewarding to the LaCrosse is a good bet. it with a Lexus, and you’ll be by how engaging the Buick can be, even if fit and lags marginally. And unlike the whose badge drips preconceived notions, buying a is a good way to get some luxury showing off—perfect if you’re a mayor, a religious leader, or a school principal.

If the LaCrosse piques your but you aren’t set on all-wheel drive, drive the 2014 Chevy or the Toyota Avalon. Otherwise, the LaCrosse a try. It may be unassuming, but eager to please.

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