The Buick LaCrosse isn’t doing so well. Third quarter sales fell 31 percent to a measly 2,290 units, or an average of 763 sales per month during the July, August, September timeframe, while deliveries in the first nine months of 2018 are down 14 percent to 13,409 units. To change course, the Tri Shield brand has introduced a rather attractive incentive on the large sedan for October 2018.
Regular Model Incentive
The nationwide Buick incentive on the regular (non-eAssist) LaCrosse is 14 percent below MSRP when one finances with GM Financial.
The brand provides the following example of the offer on a 2018 Buick LaCrosse Premium:
- $1,865 price reduction below MSRP + $4,461 Purchase Allowance = $6,506 Below MSRP
LaCrosse eAssist Incentive
Meanwhile, a 2018 LaCrosse with the mild-hybrid eAssist engine is offered with a $2,000 purchase bonus cash.
This particular Buick incentive is not available with any other special finance or lease offers.
- Must take delivery by October 31, 2018.
- See dealer for details.
- Incentive for the United States of America, unless otherwise specified.
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About Buick LaCrosse
The Buick LaCrosse is a full-size premium sedan that slots above the compact Buick Verano and midsize Buick Regal. The current, third-generation LaCrosse was introduced for the 2017 model year. The vehicle is based on the long wheelbase variant of the GM E2 platform. The short-wheelbase variant of the same platform is shared with the sixth-generation Buick Regal and ninth-generation Chevrolet Malibu.
The 2018 model introduced several new colors and the GM 9-speed automatic transmission in place of the 2017 model's 8-speed. It also added a new standard powertrain in the form of the mild-hybrid 2.5L engine with eAssist coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission. In addition, the 2018 LaCrosse Avenir was introduced to serve as the range-topping model.
The 2019 LaCrosse introduced two new colors and a Sport Touring (1SH) trim. A refresh is expected for the 2020 model year.
The third-generation LaCrosse is built at the following plants:
- GM Detroit Hamtramck factory operated by GM USA supplying North America
- Jinqiao South factory operated by Shanghai GM supplying China
In November 2018, General Motors announced that it will discontinue the Buick LaCrosse in the United States market, a move that will result in the idling of the Detroit-Hamtramck plant where it's built. The vehicle will remain available in China.