Buick first showed the facelifted 2014 LaCrosse at this year's New York Auto Show, and General Motors' luxury-ish arm has now confirmed that pricing for the updated sedan will start at $34,060 (*including $925 for destination), a increase of $1,505 over the 2013 model.

Buyers will be treated to an updated appearance, both inside and out. On the outside, tweaks were made to the LaCrosse's front and rear fascias, and new wheels are on offer (though the ones seen on the car pictured above seem to have been simply pulled from the 2011 Regal Turbo). Inside, there's a much cleaner center stack layout, complete with a standard eight-inch reconfigurable touchscreen IntelliLink interface. Buick is also offering a new Ultra Luxury interior package ($2,495), featuring Tamo Ash wood throughout the cabin, black synthetic suede on the headliner and leather seats in a new sangria color. Standalone options include different wheels, Bose audio, rear seat entertainment, navigation and a sunroof.

The 2014 LaCrosse's base powertrain is the trusty 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with eAssist, which is capable of achieving up to 36 miles per gallon on the highway. But for folks wanting more power, a 304-horsepower, 3.6-liter V6 is available as a no-cost option, available with either front- or all-wheel drive.
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Buick LaCrosse Priced at $34,060
New sedan arrives with fresh styling, new technology and added luxury

DETROIT – The 2014 Buick LaCrosse luxury sedan goes on sale later this year with a suggested retail price of $34,060, including a $925 destination charge. Standard equipment includes next-generation IntelliLink connectivity, an eight-inch reconfigurable color cluster display, eight air bags and an eAssist powertrain that offers an EPA-estimated 36 highway mpg.

An all-new Ultra Luxury interior package is available for owners looking for the highest in fashion and comfort. The package includes a unique dark stained Tamo Ash wood throughout the cabin, jet black synthetic suede on the headliner and vanity mirrors, and Semi-Aniline full leather seats in sangria color. It is available on select trim levels as a $2,495 option.

Every 2014 Buick offers a full suite of active safety technologies, and two available package groups comprise the offerings for LaCrosse. A Driver Confidence I package includes Forward Collision Alert, Side Blind Zone Warning, Lane Change Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, articulating high-intensity discharge headlights, and a head-up display for $2,125.

The Driver Confidence II package includes Adaptive Cruise Control, an Automatic Collision Prep system, and a patented Safety Alert Seat that directs the driver's attention using vibrations through the surface of the seat bottom. It is a $1,745 option that must be paired with Driver Convenience I.

LaCrosse is available with all-wheel drive on many V-6 models for customers who want the most sure-footed traction possible. On-demand traction is delivered via an advanced Haldex all-wheel drive with an electronic limited slip rear differential.

A 304-hp 3.6L V-6 engine is a no-cost option for the LaCrosse. With EPA estimates of 18 city/28 mpg highway for front-wheel drive models and 17/26 mpg for all-wheel drive, the 2014 model gains 1 mpg highway for both models and 1 mpg city for front-drive.

Other standalone options include various wheel choices, Bose audio, navigation, rear seat entertainment, and a sunroof.

Additional equipment, including rear park assist, a rear vision camera, passive entry and passive start, a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, a power rear sunshade, and real-time dampening, are included as standard equipment in various LaCrosse equipment groups.

Every 2014 LaCrosse comes standard with two years or 24,000 miles of included regular maintenance and five years of OnStar RemoteLink Key Fob services. Regular maintenance includes oil and filter changes, tire rotations, and multi-point inspections. OnStar RemoteLink Key Fob services allow owners to lock and unlock the vehicle's doors or activate remote start (on applicable models) using a smartphone app.

"LaCrosse is Buick's flagship sedan," said Tony DiSalle, vice president of Buick Marketing. "The 2014 model's beautiful design, intuitive technology and exclusive interior materials show the best of a luxury brand that has grown sales for three straight years."

Buick is a modern luxury brand offering vehicles with sculpted designs, luxurious interiors and thoughtful personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new customers with its portfolio of award-winning luxury models, including the Enclave crossover, LaCrosse sedan, Regal sport sedan, Buick Verano sedan and the all-new Encore crossover. Learn more about Buick cars and crossovers at www.buick.com, on Twitter @buick, on Pinterest or at www.facebook.com/buick

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        Alfonso T. Alvarez
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        Really - you are going with the same old, same old, same old, same old, same old (get the picture yet) comment you make on thread, after thread, after thread, after thread, after thread? Maybe you should go comment about toasters or something you are remotely qualified to talk about?
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      With or without the AARP discount?
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      Here we go again. They are returning to their old roots, and that's not a good thing. The previous year's is far better, and the price is going up? I'll take it that GM has not learnt that much thus far.
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      Buck, really, you are keeping the PEP boys stick on fender vents?
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      They must have worked out a deal with Autozone for those fender portholes. That screams cheap.
        Alfonso T. Alvarez
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        We think it is your comment that 'screams cheap'. Hint - Buick has had fender portholes for DECADES and have sold extremely well over those same decades! Your 'cheap' and poorly thought out comment shows you don't really have a clue about automotive history, thus your comment is "FAIL AND CHEAP". Capish??
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      I'm sure it's a very decent, quality car. Unfortunately, the design is on-par with what Lincoln used to be doing before they finally started to update their cars. You won't see much of these on the road as there are better looking vehicles in this segment at this price point. You can get a much better looking Fusion Platinum with AWD for $2,000 less or an MKZ for the same price.
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      Please don't tell my grandpa, he will die of a stroke from the excitement of this announcement!
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      A 300 horse engine as a no-cost option? Not enough to make me want to buy a grandpa hauler, but that\'s cool.
        Alfonso T. Alvarez
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        So, you don't want to buy a Lexus 'grandpa hauler' - cool! But what does that have to do with buying a LaCrosse?? Right, NOTHING!!!
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      It looks worse. The grille is out of proportion.
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      Lexus needs to update their ES.
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      This car is too bloated with a center console reminiscent of old-GM.
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      certainly looks better than any vomit inducing toyota or expensive toyota called lexus...The toyota lexus is the pre coffin stage of the old idiotic baby boomer generation who started this asian buying krap just to be different from the rest You Americans are your own worst enemy by promoting and spending your dollars on asian garbage when such good and fantastic looking cars such as the Buick is at your fingertips for less money and better quality.
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