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2019 Lexus RC 300 vs. 2020 Buick Regal Sportback Review

New 2019 Lexus RC 300

2019 Lexus
RC 300

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New 2020 Buick Regal Sportback

2020 Buick
Regal Sportback

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MSRP*
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$41,145 to $50,035
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$25,370 to $39,070
Invoice* $38,264 to $46,533 $25,345 to $37,663
MPG - City 18 - 21 19 - 22
MPG - Hwy 24 - 30 27 - 32
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 4 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Regal Sportback than the Lexus RC 300, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RC 300 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 less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Lexus RC 300, 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 Lexus RC 300 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Buick Regal Sportback, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus RC 300 will cost more in transportation costs than the Buick Regal Sportback.

Dimensions
The Lexus RC 300 is a little narrower than the Buick Regal Sportback, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Lexus RC 300 is slightly shorter than the Buick Regal Sportback, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Lexus RC 300 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Buick Regal Sportback.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus RC 300 is somewhat more powerful than the Buick Regal Sportback.

Utility
The Lexus RC 300 has less seating than the Buick Regal Sportback, making the Buick Regal Sportback the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lexus RC 300 has significantly less cargo room than the Buick Regal Sportback, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus RC 300 than that of the Buick Regal Sportback.