Safety

Since our previous review, the LaCrosse has been crash-tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and it performed very well. It's a Top Safety Pick because it scored Good, the top rating, in front, side and rear crash tests, as well as in the roof-strength test, which measures rollover protection. It also has a standard electronic stability system, as required.

Other standard safety features include front and side curtain airbags. Side-impact torso bags are standard for the front seats and optional for the rear. Antilock brakes are also included.

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    Door Locks
    To lock or unlock a door manually: ► From the inside, use the door lock knob on the window sill. ► From the outside, turn the key toward the front or rear of the vehicle, or press the ...

    How the System Works
    LDW uses a camera located between the inside rearview mirror and the windshield to detect the lane markings. (Lane Departure Warning): To turn LDW on and off, press the LDW control, located ...

    Passing
    You’ll need more passing distance up ahead when you’re towing a trailer. And, because you’re a good deal longer, you’ll need to go much farther beyond the passed vehicle before you can ret ...