The calibrated Magnetic Ride Control makes sure Lucerne gives a good ride on the road, minimizing the effect of bumps and providing for a smoother, more enjoyable ride.
The safety features of the Lucerne 2008 include an anti-skid system, blind-spot alert, lane-departure warning and airbags - both front and curtain side. The car has a theft-deterring system and the tires are 225/60R16 with alloy wheels.
What strikes the eye at first sight of the 2008 Buick Lucerne is the bright new chrome waterfall grille and the exclusive premium all-weather aluminum tires. You have a choice of four colors - Gold Metallic, Sharkskin, Dark Mocha Metallic and White Diamond. The interior could be in cocoa/shale or ebony. The Lucerne's instrument panel is leather-wrapped and the instrument panel has a unique finish.
The steering wheel is real wood and can be heated. Lucerne has a power tilt and telescoping steering column. The wheel and the shift knob are Walnut Burl-finished and you have front chrome sill plates and perforated suede fabric inserts for the leather seats.
The floor mats are special Buick-embroidered ones. Besides the air-conditioning and the air filter, you also have power windows, power mirrors, satellite radio, AM/FM/CD/MP3 player, rear defogger and a 6-way power driver seat.
The prices range from $26,245 to $35,845 depending on which model you choose.
The Buick Lucerne comes with three standard packages: Driver Confidence, Luxury and Comfort and Convenience. The XM Satellite Radio and Harman Kardon audio system as well as the OnStar’s Directions and Connections with Turn-by-Turn voice-guided navigation are also standard equipment.
Mpg for the Lucerne is around 15.4 in-city and 22.4 on the highway. The cars use the regular-grade fuel. In the CXS version, sensors detect the bumps and adjust the suspension accordingly so the ride is generally smoother.