3 of 8
Buick LaCrosse with e-Assist
Buick LaCrosse with e-Assist
This new hybrid version of the LaCrosse will go on sale in 2012 as, essentially, the "base" model. It will replace the gasoline-only 4-cylinder LaCrosse.

The LaCrosse with e-Assist will have a 4-cylinder engine and a lithium-ion battery pack. It's expected to get 37 miles-per-gallon on the highway and 25 mpg in the city. Compared to the current 4-cylinder LaCrosse, it will provide roughly 25% to 30% better fuel economy.

It's expected to cost around $30,000 or about the same as the V6-powered version that will be sold alongside it. Buyers will just have to choose which they value more, performance or fuel economy.

NEXT: Kia Optima Hybrid
Last updated February 07 2011: 1:06 PM ET
Find Your Next Car
More Galleries
17 cool gadgets that tease the future Smart telescopes, surveillance for dogs, an electric roadster and more from CES 2018. More
These 12 airplane beds let you really sleep on a flight For the price of a premium class ticket, you may just get a space that's comfortable, private, and quiet enough to ensure a good rest. More
CES 2018 kicks off with oddball gadgets The biggest tech show of the year opened with a collection of quirky gadgets. More

Special Offer