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2017 Buick Regal Overview

  • Standard 182-hp, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility comes standard
  • Available OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi hotspot
The 2017 Buick Regal is a premium mid-size sedan that seats up to 5 passengers. It competes with the Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, and Acura TLX. This year, it remains largely unchanged.

Five trims are available: the 1SV, Sport Touring, Regal, Premium II, and GS.

Overall, the Regal has plain, conventional styling. The front bumper features a prominent grille mounted between a pair of sporty headlights. The lower fascia has a wide, smiley appearance. Body sculpting is kept to minimal to maintain a smoothened look. At the rear, a chrome bar stretches across the trunk, flanked by LED taillights. Standard features include HID headlights, fog lights, power/heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators, and 18-inch wheels. LED signature lighting, a rear lip spoiler, and larger 19-inch alloy wheels are available. The GS Group trim also comes with a unique front and rear styling as well as special 19-inch V-spoke wheels, larger Brembo front brakes, and HiPer Strut front suspension.

Under the hood, the Regal is powered by a standard 182-hp, 2.4-liter direct injection 4-cylinder engine mated by a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is available for the Regal and higher trim levels. The Sport Touring and higher trim levels have a more powerful 259-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder mated to a 6-speed automatic or manual. Fuel economy for the 2.4-liter models is an EPA-estimated 21/29 mpg city/highway. It lowers to a 19/27 mpg rating for the GS Turbo 2.0.

Inside, the Regal has a premium leather-trim interior with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. The center stack features a standard Buick IntelliLink multimedia system, which includes an 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, Siri Eyes Free mode with voice recognition, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a USB port. It can be upgraded with an integrated navigation system, OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi hotspot (subscription required), and a Bose premium audio system. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, power/heated front seats, cruise control, remote keyless entry, push-button start, and remote vehicle start. Available features include sport pedals, a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, and an enhanced 8-inch instrument display.

The Regal earned a full 5-star overall crash test safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Standard safety features include a backup camera and a tire pressure monitoring system. Available active safety features include forward collision alert, lane departure warning, a blindspot monitoring system with rear cross traffic alert, collision mitigation braking, and adaptive cruise control.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 19 - 21 MPG
  • Highway: 27 - 30 MPG

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Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: *****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

32 of 32 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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