2014 Buick LaCrosse Earns Five-Star NHTSA Safety Score

Posted on 18. Dec, 2013 by in GM Canada

2014 Buick LaCrosse Earns Five-Star NHTSA Safety Score

Refreshed full-size sedan achieves tip altogether symbol in difficult pile-up tests

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DETROIT (Tuesday, Nov 17, 2013)– The 2014 Buick LaCrosse has perceived a top probable 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for reserve as partial of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.

“Safety is one of a pillars of a Buick code and a flagship continues to relate this essential component to a customers,” pronounced Jeff Yanssens, arch operative of a LaCrosse. “Not usually do we offer modernized reserve technologies in a 2014 LaCrosse, though we designed and engineered a core of a automobile to perform good with honour to pile-up safety.”

Employing many modernized technologies – including a use of camera and radar – to assistance equivocate crashes, a rested full-size sedan offers one of a many extensive collections of customary and accessible reserve facilities in a segment. Helping a motorist code intensity pile-up situations, visual, and heard or where available, chair quivering alerts are primarily used by these systems. If a pile-up hazard appears imminent, some systems can even meddle and ask a brakes.

The accessible reserve and preference facilities include:

  • Safety Alert Seat – A law General Motors’ technology, a driver’s chair works with many of a modernized reserve features, providing chair quivering pulses indicating a instruction of a intensity pile-up threat.
  • Automatic Collision Preparation – Radar record detects a probable pile-up hazard and alerts a driver. If a element detects that a motorist does not ask a brakes, this underline intervenes to automatically trigger a brakes in an bid to revoke pile-up damage.
  • Forward Collision Alert – If a camera record detects a probable pile-up threat, a element will send an alert.
  • Full-speed-range Adaptive Cruise Control – Radar record senses trade in front of a LaCrosse to adjust automobile speed, including bringing a automobile to a finish stop and accelerating again on motorist request.
  • Lane Departure Warning – A camera-based line showing element can advise a motorist of unsignaled line changes. The camera, mounted nearby a inside rearview mirror, identifies line markings, and provides alerts.
  • Lane Change Alert – Under many pushing conditions, a element helps to surprise a motorist of fast-approaching vehicles in a subsequent line that are adult to 230 feet (70 meters) behind a car. The LaCrosse is one of a initial vehicles to offer this technology.
  • Side Blind Zone Alert – Using radar sensors on both sides of a vehicle, a element scans for other vehicles in a blind section areas of a LaCrosse and underneath many pushing conditions, indicates their participation with light-emitting diode, or LED-lit black in a outward mirrors.
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert – Based on a radar sensors of side blind section alert, it can advise a motorist of vehicles in trade when subsidy out of a parking mark – including pointed parking. Visual, and heard or accessible chair quivering alerts are triggered if relocating vehicles are detected.
  • Rear Vision Camera – In reverse, a camera provides a perspective of a area behind a LaCrosse, shown on a arrangement in a centre smoke-stack infotainment system.

Eight customary atmosphere bags element a advanced, crash-avoidance technologies of a LaCrosse. These embody rear-seat thorax atmosphere bags designed to strengthen a top torso.

Enabling larger automobile control, a LaCrosse also facilities StabiliTrak electronic fortitude control, all-speed traction control, and four-wheel front brakes with Intelligent Brake Assist on a four-channel antilock stop system.

The reserve and confidence of OnStar, that links to existent puncture use providers, is customary for 6 months. It uses GPS and mobile phone record to automatically call for assistance in a eventuality of crash. OnStar use also offers IntelliLink mobile apps, that yield automobile information and OnStar services around a customer’s concordant smartphone. Visit Onstar.ca for sum and element limitations.  

About Buick in Canada

Buick is a complicated oppulance code charity vehicles with sculpted designs, lush interiors with courteous personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick’s portfolio of award-winning models includes a Enclave crossover, LaCrosse sedan, Regal competition sedan, Buick Verano sedan and a all-new Encore crossover.  More information on Buick cars and crossovers during www.buick.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/buickcanada or by following @BuickCanada on Twitter.

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