Do any 2012 cars come with a front bench seat option?

I heard the Buick Lucerne is no longer made for 2012.

George L., Ridgeway, Va.

Front bench seats are one model away from becoming part of automotive history. Among 2012 cars, you only have one choice, the Chevrolet Impala. A front bench seat is a $195 option on Impala LS and LT models.


Buick stopped producing the Lucerne earlier this year, though new 2011 models are still available at dealers, perhaps even with the front bench seat you desire. The bench seat was a $295 option on CX, CXL and CXL Premium models, so check around to see if any have that feature.

Other possibilities among 2011 models are the Cadillac DTS and Lincoln Town Car full-size luxury sedans. A front bench was standard on the Town Car and a $395 option on base, Luxury and Premium versions of the DTS. Neither is produced as a 2012 model, but dealers may still have 2011 models.

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Answered by Rick Popely on November 1, 2011 in What Car Should I Buy? | Permalink

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