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2012 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2009 Maybach Landaulet

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Maybach Landaulet. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Maybach Landaulet would be higher. At 6,000 cc (12 cylinders), 2009 Maybach Landaulet is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Maybach Landaulet (604 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 422 more horse power than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Maybach Landaulet should accelerate faster than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Because 2009 Maybach Landaulet is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 Maybach Landaulet. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Maybach Landaulet (999 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 766 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2009 Maybach Landaulet will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Buick LaCrosse 2009 Maybach Landaulet
Make Buick Maybach
Model LaCrosse Landaulet
Year Released 2012 2009
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 6000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 604 HP
Engine RPM 6700 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 233 Nm 999 Nm
Torque RPM 4900 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline / Electric Hybrid Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type 6-speed shiftable automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 5001 mm 6165 mm
Vehicle Width 1857 mm 1981 mm
Vehicle Height 1504 mm 1575 mm
Wheelbase Size 2837 mm 3828 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 110 L


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