2010 Buick Allure priced for Canada… eh

GM announced the pricing info for the 2010 Buick Allure, a version of the LaCrosse for Canada. Pricing starts at $32,745 for the 2010 Allure CX FWD. The Allure CXL FWD starts at $34,745 while the CXL AWD and starts at $38,245.

Power for the starting 2010 Buick Allure lineup comes from a 3.0L direct-injected V6 making 255-hp with a peak torque of 217 lb-ft mated to a 6-speed automatic.

The 2010 Buick Allure CXS is starts at $40,745 and is powered by a 3.6L direct-injected V6 making 280-hp and a maximum torque of 259 lb-ft. It is mated to a 6-speed automatic.

Sales of the 2010 Buick Allure start later this summer.

2010 Buick Allure:



Press Release:

All-new 2010 Allure joins Buick’s line of quality-leading vehicles

Impressive style, safety, efficiency and refinement starting at under $33,000

Oshawa, Ontario (April 29, 2009) – General Motors today announced pricing for the all-new 2010 Buick Allure luxury sedan, which starts at an MSRP of $32,745 and arrives in showrooms this summer. Available in front and all-wheel-drive, the Allure is powered by a choice of two fuel-saving direct injection V-6 engines paired with six-speed transmissions and delivers precise suspension tuning for driving control and comfort unlike any Buick before it. The luxurious cabin offers a wide array of digital connectivity, safety and personal technologies in a library-quiet environment.

“Just like the Enclave set a new benchmark for luxury crossovers, the 2010 Allure aims to take the Buick transformation to the next level in the family sedan market,” said Marc Comeau, vice president of sales, service and marketing for GM of Canada. “When customers see the Allure’s impressive refinement and array of standard and optional features, they will be pleasantly impressed to learn just how much they can get for their money with Buick.”

Further demonstrating Buick’s ongoing commitment to quality, J.D. Power and Associates recently announced that Buick tied for the highest quality ranking in vehicle dependability for three-year old models. The Buick Allure was also ranked first in the midsize car segment, beating the Toyota Camry, while the Buick Lucerne came in second in the large car segment.

Pricing and details for the 2010 Allure:

* $32,745 for CX FWD: Standard equipment includes six standard air bags, including roof-mounted head curtain side air bags, premium cloth seats and 17-inch wheels, plus a new, technologically advanced 3.0L direct injection (DI) V-6 engine. Generating 255 horsepower and 217 lb.-ft. of torque, the engine’s DI technology delivers excellent performance and fuel economy, which is improved further by the standard six-speed automatic transmission.

* $34,745 for CXL FWD: Building on the CX model’s equipment, it adds, dual-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps, outside rearview mirror with LED turn indicators and puddle lamps, remote vehicle start, 17-inch alloy wheels and optional heated leather seats

* $38,245 for CXL AWD: Adds, 18″ alloy wheels and includes a fully automatic, intelligent all-wheel-drive system that works in tandem with the anti-lock braking system and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system to deliver sure-footed traction in almost all driving conditions

* $40,745 for CXS: Equipment includes a 3.6L direct injection V-6; perforated, leather heated and cooled seats, and chrome-plated 18-inch wheels (19-inch wheels are optional). The 3.6L engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and generates 280 horsepower and 259 lb.-ft. of torque.

In addition to the generous standard equipment on all models, the 2010 Allure offers a wide range of advanced optional features including:

* High-intensity discharge headlamps with adaptive forward lighting
* Side Blind Zone Alert
* Bluetooth phone connectivity
* Rear-seat DVD entertainment system

– By: Kap Shah