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2017 Buick Regal vs. 2017 Nissan Altima Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Buick Regal offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Nissan Altima. The Nissan Altima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Regal.

Convenience
With the Nissan Altima you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Buick Regal, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The Buick Regal is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Altima. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick Regal will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Altima.

Dimensions
The Buick Regal is a little wider than the Nissan Altima, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Buick Regal takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Altima.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Buick Regal does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Nissan Altima.

Handling
The Buick Regal has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Altima, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Regal has a much more powerful engine than the Nissan Altima. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Buick Regal and the Nissan Altima. The Buick Regal has less cargo capacity than the Nissan Altima, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Regal than that of the Nissan Altima.

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2017 Buick
Regal

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MSRP*: $27,065 - $36,540

2017 Nissan
Altima

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MSRP*: $22,500 - $32,690
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City MPG: 19 - 21 22 - 27
Highway MPG: 27 - 30 32 - 39
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $26,930 - $35,078 $21,348 - $30,453

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.