The new LaCrosse will be available with either FWD or AWD configurations

The new LaCrosse will be available with either FWD or AWD configurations

Buick today announced pricing for its 2010 LaCrosse luxury sedan, which will arrive in showrooms in the middle year with a starting price of $27,835 for the base CX model (plus $750 in destination charges).

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.

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