Buick LaCrosse 3.6 V6, 2016 MY US

The LaCrosse 3.6 V6 is a front wheel drive saloon (sedan) automobile with a front placed engine, produced by Buick. The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 3.6 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 304 bhp (308 PS/227 kW) at 6800 rpm and 358 Nm (264 lbft/36.5 kgm) at 5300 rpm respectively. This power is delivered to the wheels through a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1767 kg.

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Buick LaCrosse 3.6 V6, 2016 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5004 mm
How heavy?
1767 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3564 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
308 PS / 304 bhp / 227 kW @ 6800 rpm
How much torque?
358 Nm / 264 ft.lb / 36.5 kgm @ 5300 rpm
How economical?
18/28 US MPG EPA city/highway

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3564 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1844 kg

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2016 Buick LaCrosse 3.6 V6 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2837 mm 111.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1567 mm 61.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5004 mm 197 inches
Width 1857 mm 73.1 inches
Height 1504 mm 59.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1767 kg 3896 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70.1 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 LFX
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.6 litre
3564 cc
(217.489 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 85.6 mm
3.7 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
308 PS (304 bhp) (227 kW)
at 6800 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
85.3 bhp/litre
1.4 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
358 Nm (264 ft·lb) (36.5 kgm)
at 5300 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
100.45 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1262.3 kPa (183.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 594 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 174.43 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
128.29 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
172.04 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.79 kg/kW
13.02 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 18/28 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.1/8.4 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.7/11.9 km/l city/highway
UK MPG21.6/33.6 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG18.0/28.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.750
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P235/50 R 1
Tyres rear P235/50 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 321 mm
Rear brake diameter 315 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 2.77
general
Carfolio.com ID494153
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 Buick LaCrosse 3.6 V6 added 2016-07-06.
Last modified 2016-12-27.