Standard equipment includes a new 3.0L direct-injected V6 driving the front wheels, premium cloth seats and 17in wheels. The 3.0L engine generates 255hp (190kW) and 217lb-ft (294Nm) of torque and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
The next trim level is the $30,395 CXL FWD model, which builds on the CX and adds heated leather seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps, side mirrors mirror with LED turn indicators and puddle lamps, and 18in alloy wheels. An AWD version is available for $32,570.
Topping the range is the $33,765 for CXS, which sports a 3.6L direct-injected V6, heated and cooled leather seats and chrome-plated 18in wheels. Its powertrain is rated at 280hp (209kW) and 259lb-ft (351Nm) of torque.
The new LaCrosse will enter production at GM’s Fairfax Assembly plant in Kansas City in the coming months, with sales to start shortly after.