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2014 BMW 335 vs. 2015 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 BMW 335, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 335 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick LaCrosse.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 335 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 BMW 335 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 BMW 335 and the Buick LaCrosse have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 335 is much slimmer than the Buick LaCrosse, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 335, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Buick LaCrosse.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 335 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Buick LaCrosse.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW 335 and the Buick LaCrosse.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 335 and the Buick LaCrosse. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW 335 as you will in the Buick LaCrosse.

Warranty
The BMW 335 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Buick LaCrosse.

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2014 BMW
335

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MSRP*: $43,400 - $45,400

2015 Buick
LaCrosse

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MSRP*: $33,635 - $40,500
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.11% As low as 3.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.10% --
City MPG: 20 - 22 17 - 25
Highway MPG: 30 - 32 26 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-6 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*: $39,930 - $41,770 $32,290 - $38,880

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