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2017 Audi A4 vs. 2016 Buick LaCrosse Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick LaCrosse than the Audi A4, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi A4 and the Buick LaCrosse in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A4 as you will with the Buick LaCrosse, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi A4 is somewhat more expensive than the Buick LaCrosse. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A4 and the Buick LaCrosse have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi A4 is about the same width as the Buick LaCrosse. If you go with the Audi A4, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Buick LaCrosse.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Audi A4 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Buick LaCrosse.

Handling
The Audi A4 has about the same turning radius as the Buick LaCrosse, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi A4 has less horsepower than the Buick LaCrosse, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A4 and the Buick LaCrosse. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi A4 as you will in the Buick LaCrosse.

Warranty
The Audi A4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Buick LaCrosse.

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2017 Audi
A4

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MSRP*: $34,900 - $39,400

2016 Buick
LaCrosse

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MSRP*: $31,065 - $40,675
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.08%
City MPG: 24 - 27 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 31 - 37 26 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $32,458 - $36,642 $30,910 - $39,048

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.