2013 Buick LaCrosse  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#24 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#55 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Buick LaCrosse
The LaCrosse, a mainstay of Buick's lineup since 2005, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Buick LaCrosse has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The LaCrosse has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Buick LaCrosse is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Buick LaCrosse has a score of 78, implying a 0.045% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Buick LaCrosse has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0449% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1298%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0449% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1298% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Buick LaCrosse is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Buick LaCrosse is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9059Nissan MaximaHyundai AzeraAcura TLDodge ChallengerToyota AvalonHonda CrosstourChrysler 300Dodge ChargerBuick RegalFord TaurusBuick LaCrosseHyundai GenesisComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Buick LaCrosse with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 90. The 2013 Buick LaCrosse is safer than the 2013 Nissan Maxima, the 2013 Hyundai Azera, the 2013 Acura TL, the 2013 Dodge Challenger, and the 2013 Toyota Avalon and less safe than the 2013 Buick Regal, the 2013 Dodge Charger, and the 2013 Chrysler 300. It is about as safe as the 2013 Hyundai Genesis and the 2013 Ford Taurus.

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