2005 Buick Lucerne V6 US

The Buick Lucerne V6 is a front wheel drive car, with the powerplant mounted in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.8 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 195 bhp (198 PS/145 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1707 kg.

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2005 Buick Lucerne V6 US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5182 mm
How heavy?
1707 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
198 PS / 195 bhp / 145 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
305 Nm / 225 ft.lb / 31.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm

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2005 Buick Lucerne V6 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2934 mm 115.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1589 mm 62.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1578 mm 62.1 inches
Length 5182 mm 204 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1707 kg 3763 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L26
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 198 PS (195 bhp) (145 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 51.4 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 305 Nm (225 ft·lb) (31.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 80.45 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system SPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1011 kPa (146.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 5900 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 115.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
85.19 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
114.24 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.74 kg/kW
19.61 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.800
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.STA.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear P225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter 303 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 2.86
general
Carfolio.com ID130988
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 Buick Lucerne V6 added 2005-07-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.