Comparison - Chrysler 300 Touring 2019 - vs - Buick LaCrosse Essence 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
31,495
Updated: 
08 Jun 2018
41,070
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
16.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Velvet Red
#660318
Ocean Blue Metallic
#001B52
Billet Silver
#81807C
Granite Crystal
#333738
Green Metallic
#52643A
Bright White
#FFFFFF
Maximum Steel
#33333B
Gloss Black
#0E0A09

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

If it’s a certain retro appeal you’re after in a four-door sedan, few vehicles can compete with the moderately priced 2019 Chrysler 300.

Pros
Love American style? Look here
Throbby V-8
No-fuss V-6
High-quality high-end cabin
Still competes on in-car tech

Cons
Hellcat power absent
Somber base cabin
Slim rear-seat leg room

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Chrysler 300 might announce itself loudly, both through sharp exterior lines and the rumble of an available V8 engine. But one of its best qualities is how well it shuts out the noise and bumpy roads along the daily commute. The 300's appeal continues with its modern tech features.

Pros
Cabin is quiet, with an upscale look and feel
Available V8 engine suits the car's personality well
Touchscreen technology interface is easy to use

Cons
V8 engine is limited to two trim levels
Hard to see out the back because of small rear window and thick roof pillars

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Buick LaCrosse ranked #4 in Large Cars. Currently the Buick LaCrosse has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 30 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Great gas mileage
Refined and spacious interior
Cushioned ride

Cons
Smaller-than-average trunk

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Buick LaCrosse is a proper flagship, a refined and comfortable sedan with only a few quirks.

Pros
Elegant styling inside and out
Good infotainment system
Silent cruiser
New mild-hybrid is relatively thrifty

Cons
Advanced safety tech is pricey
Odd trim level walk
Not as roomy inside as its size would suggest
Expensive when fully loaded

By: 
thecarconnection.com

A new base engine debuts for 2018. Dubbed eAssist, it features a small electric motor and battery in addition to a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The result is exceptional fuel economy for a large sedan. The V6 engine also gets a new nine-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel-drive availability is extended to the Essence trim level.

PROS
Comfortable and composed ride on rough roads
Quiet and genuinely luxurious interior
Surprisingly adept handling with Dynamic Drive package
Good fuel economy

CONS
Questionable price jump from base trim level to Preferred
Low-mounted seats front and back may limit comfort

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
3.60L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
268ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
Horsepower: 
292hp
at 6 350rpm
310hp
at 6 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Sun Sensor

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
198.60in
197.50in
Width: 
75.00in
73.50in
Height: 
59.20in
57.50in
Ground Clearance: 
4.80in
Wheel Base: 
120.20in
114.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.60
38.40
Front Hip Room: 
56.20in
54.80in
Front Leg Room: 
41.80in
42.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.50in
57.70in
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
37.20
Rear Hip Room: 
56.10in
55.10in
Rear leg room: 
40.10in
38.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.70in
56.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.30cu.ft
15.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4267.00lbs
3840.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
8 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In
18
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Polished Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Emergency Braking Preparation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Adaptive Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Driver Convenience Group
Touring L Quick Order Package 22F
Value Package
300 Premium Group
Winter/Summer Floor Mat Package
Sights And Sounds Package
Sun And Shade Package
Driver Confidence Package #1
Buick Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
P235/55R19 BSW All Season Tires
Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
Front License Plate Bracket
Wheel Lock Kit
Body Color Grille
Body-Color Sport Appearance - Fender Air Vents
Custom Molded Splash Guards
Flushmount Rear Spoiler
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
MOPAR Wireless Phone-Charging Pad
Universal Tablet Holder
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Black Front And Rear All-Weather Floor Mats
Front And Rear All Weather Floor Liners
Front All-Weather Floor Liners
Cargo Tray
All-Weather Protection Package
Black Cargo Mat
Sport Pedals

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, cloth
#000000
Black/Linen, cloth
#D4CFCC