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2019 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2019 Lexus ES 350 Review

New 2019 Buick LaCrosse

2019 Buick
LaCrosse

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New 2019 Lexus ES 350

2019 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*
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$29,570 to $47,070
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$39,750 to $44,285
Invoice* $29,481 to $45,281 $37,235 to $41,407
MPG - City 20 - 25 22
MPG - Hwy 29 - 35 31 - 33
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 350 than the Buick LaCrosse, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Buick LaCrosse and the Lexus ES 350 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Lexus ES 350 requires fewer visits to 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick LaCrosse will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus ES 350. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick LaCrosse carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Lexus ES 350.

Dimensions
The Buick LaCrosse is about the same width as the Lexus ES 350. When looking at overall length, the Buick LaCrosse takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus ES 350.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Buick LaCrosse and the Lexus ES 350 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Buick LaCrosse has a smaller turning radius than the Lexus ES 350, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Buick LaCrosse and the Lexus ES 350.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Buick LaCrosse and the Lexus ES 350.

Warranty
The Buick LaCrosse comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus ES 350.