General Motors announced today that the 2011 Buick LaCrosse received a 5-star overall safety rating in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. Starting with 2011 models, the NHTSA introduced tougher tests and more rigorous requirements for its 5-star ratings.
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“Car buyers today want the peace of mind that comes with buying a vehicle they know will help protect their family,” said Tony DiSalle, vice president of Buick marketing. “This five-star overall vehicle score for safety shows Buick can equip an affordable luxury midsize sedan with top safety features.”
The 2011 Buick LaCrosse received 5-star ratings for both the Overall Frontal Crash and Overall Side Crash.
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The 2011 Buick LaCrosse offers these safety features:
- Intelligent technologies delivering a “360-degree” field of vision behind the steering wheel for a greater feeling of comfort, control and safety
- Side blind zone alert technology notifying the driver if a vehicle in adjacent lanes is traveling in the driver’s blind spot
- Rearview camera system featuring a display integrated into the navigation system screen
- Front- and side-impact air bags as well as roof-mounted head-curtain air bags that help protect occupants in the event of a rollover crash
- An advanced front-seat safety belt system including a dynamic locking latchplate, dual pretensioners that help tighten the safety belt for earlier restraint of the occupant during the onset of moderate to severe crashes; and load limiters that help limit the forces on the occupant to help reduce the risk of injury
- GM’s StabiliTrak stability- and traction-control system
- OnStar (included for the first year of ownership)
– By: Omar Rana