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2014 Acura ILX Hybrid vs. 2014 Buick Regal Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Regal than the Acura ILX Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Acura ILX Hybrid and the Buick Regal in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura ILX Hybrid as you will with the Buick Regal, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura ILX Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Buick Regal. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura ILX Hybrid and the Buick Regal have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura ILX Hybrid is much slimmer than the Buick Regal, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Acura ILX Hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Buick Regal.

Drivetrain
The Acura ILX Hybrid has much less torque than the Buick Regal, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura ILX Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Buick Regal, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura ILX Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Buick Regal. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura ILX Hybrid and the Buick Regal. The Acura ILX Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Buick Regal, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Acura ILX Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Buick Regal.

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2014 Acura
ILX Hybrid

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MSRP*: $28,900

2014 Buick
Regal

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MSRP*: $29,690 - $39,270
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 39
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
19 - 21
Highway MPG: 38 27 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $27,229 $28,502 - $37,699

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