2006 Buick Lucerne CX, 2007 MY US

The Buick Lucerne CX is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style automobile with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.8 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 197 bhp (200 PS/147 kW) at 5200 rpm and 308 Nm (227 lbft/31.4 kgm) at 3800 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. The Buick Lucerne CX weighs a stated 1707 kg at the kerb.

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2006 Buick Lucerne CX, 2007 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5161 mm
How heavy?
1707 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
200 PS / 197 bhp / 147 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
308 Nm / 227 ft.lb / 31.4 kgm @ 3800 rpm
How economical?
16/25/19 US MPG city/highway/combined

Buick Lucerne models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3880 cm3 230 PS 227 bhp 169 kW 1707 kg
Buick Lucerne Super -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1816 kg
Buick Lucerne CXS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1820 kg

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2006 Buick Lucerne CX data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2936 mm 115.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1588 mm 62.5 inches
Length 5161 mm 203.2 inches
Width 1875 mm 73.8 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
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
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.52 × 86.36 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
(SAE net)
200 PS (197 bhp) (147 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
52 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
308 Nm (227 ft·lb) (31.4 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
81.25 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1021 kPa (148.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 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 117.01 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
86.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
115.41 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.62 kg/kW
19.41 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16/25/19 US MPG city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km14.7/9.4/12.4 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre6.8/10.6/8.1 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG19.2/30.0/22.8 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG16.0/25.0/19.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
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 Bridgestone Insignia SE200 02 P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear Bridgestone Insignia SE200 02 P225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
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 ID173063
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Buick Lucerne CX added 2008-04-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.