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2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid 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 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick LaCrosse.

Convenience
The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick LaCrosse, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid 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 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid and the Buick LaCrosse have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid is a little narrower than the Buick LaCrosse, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Buick LaCrosse, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid and the Buick LaCrosse do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid and the Buick LaCrosse.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid and the Buick LaCrosse. The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Buick LaCrosse, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Buick LaCrosse in terms of months/miles.

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2014 Infiniti
Q50 Hybrid

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MSRP*: $44,400 - $48,600

2015 Buick
LaCrosse

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MSRP*: $33,635 - $40,500
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.04% As low as 3.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.14% --
City MPG: 27 - 29 17 - 25
Highway MPG: 31 - 36 26 - 36
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/60,000 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*: $41,292 - $45,198 $32,290 - $38,880

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