It looked likely that Buick was going to add a second all-wheel-drive car to its lineup later this year with the announcement that the Regal GS is going into production. However, the production car loses its all-wheel-drive setup in favor of General Motors' High-Performance struts, thus Buick carries on with one all-wheel-drive car in its lineup, the LaCrosse. Interestingly, the all-wheel-drive model isn't the top-of-the-line LaCrosse, but rather the mid-model as the highest trim level, CXS, is front-wheel-drive only.
LaCrosse CXL AWD
Base Price: $33,820
AWD cost: $2005 (vs. CXL 3.6 FWD)
City/hwy mpg: 16/26
AWD penalty: 1 mpg city and hwy