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2020 Buick Regal Sportback vs. 2020 Nissan LEAF Review

New 2020 Buick Regal Sportback

2020 Buick
Regal Sportback

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New 2020 Nissan LEAF

2020 Nissan
LEAF

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MSRP*
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$25,370 to $39,070
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$31,600 to $43,900
Invoice* $25,345 to $37,663 $29,935 to $41,568
MPG - City 19 - 22 114 - 123
MPG - Hwy 27 - 32 94 - 99
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 147-hp, (electric), 214-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Regal Sportback than the Nissan LEAF. The Nissan LEAF will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Regal Sportback.

Convenience
With the Buick Regal Sportback you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan LEAF, due to its larger tank size and better 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). Based on MSRP, the Buick Regal Sportback is clearly a better financial choice over the Nissan LEAF. 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 Sportback and the Nissan LEAF have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Regal Sportback is much wider than the Nissan LEAF, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Regal Sportback, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan LEAF.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Buick Regal Sportback transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan LEAF.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Regal Sportback is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan LEAF.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Buick Regal Sportback and the Nissan LEAF. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Buick Regal Sportback will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan LEAF.

Warranty
The Buick Regal Sportback comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan LEAF.