2017 Buick Regal News – Although any Buick nameplate isn’t so fancy, pricey, or premium to vault itself into the full-luxury territory. You always know that any vehicle that bears a Buick nameplate is elegant, comfortable and downright costs reasonably. The 2017 Buick Regal stays true to the Buick’s course and occupies a middle ground between midsize family sedans and entry-level luxury sedans.
2017 Buick Regal Release Date & Price
Rumors allege the earliest we could possibly see the 2017 Buick Regal is set for early 2017 – one month give or take. Pricing is also under wraps and it still unknown as of this writing, however, credible sources privy of its development allege the base model will probably retail from an MSRP starting from $27,000. Back later for more info about the release date of Buick Regal 2017.
Release Date: early 2017
The new 2017 Buick Regal is well suited for people looking for an alternative to either midsize sedans or entry-level luxury sedan thanks to features such as a long list of standard features, an all-wheel drive system – a plus as many of its rivals lack one, brisk acceleration, and an optional turbocharged engine that offers a stonking power. All these for a reasonable price tag estimated to be $27,000.
That said, the new Buick Regal 2017 continues with Buick’s long history of offering an-almost unrivaled value proposition. But even with such impressiveness, there’re a couple of gripes that can hinder such a seemingly successful streak. The bae engine, for instance, offers a mediocre acceleration that might be a complete turn of for a driving enthusiast. The 2017 Buick Regal interior lacks refinement of a true luxury sedan. Loading luggage might be troublesome as the trunk has a narrow opening. And the fuel economy are rather middling relative to the available competition.
But if you can manage to live with the aforementioned foibles, then the 2017 Buick Regal will arguably offer you more than you bargained for. For one, there’s the optional 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that offers 259 horsepower available for all the models except the ISV model. With such a mill, you’ll be save from the standard lethargic, inefficient 2.4L engine. On the refinement front, the lack of refinement can be solved by opting for the top-of-the-line models but that will cost you an extra and thereby rip off the value proposition you thought you enjoyed.
But even if you stick with the base model, Buick has offered it an impressive list of features such as smartphone app integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality; an automatic climate control, leather upholstered seats, and an eight-inch infotainment display. While no one can contest Buick Regal 2017 strong suits, the market offers plenty of options as well.
Such options include the Honda Accord, Chevrolet Malibu, and the Volkswagen CC. But if you don’t mind spending more for added value, you can consider alterative such as the 2017 Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Lincoln MKZ 2017, and Acura TLX.
2017 Buick Regal Changes on Interior & Exterior Pictures
As of this writing and pending more details on its release date, the 2017 Buick Regal is offered in three trims: Premium II (ISP) or GS (ISX), 1SV, and 1SL. The Buick Grand National is reviewed elsewhere.
Some of the standard equipment available for the base ISV Regal include dual-zone automatic climate control, split-folding rear seats, cruise control, automatic headlights, eighteen-inch alloy wheels, a power height-adjustable passenger seat, a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, heated front seats, automatic headlights and wipers, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Siri Eyes Free, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, eight-power driver seat, a CD player, an enhanced smartphone app functionality, two USB ports, and a seven-speaker audio system.
On the Real ISV feature set, the Buick Regal 1SL adds unique eighteen-inch wheels, dual exhaust outlets, a more powerful engines, and a rear spoiler.
Features for the Premium II model include a navigation system, keyless entry and ignition, a heated steering wheel, a rear-seat side airbags, and xenon headlights.
The 2017 Buick Regal GS gets nineteen-inch wheels, Brembo front brakes, a three-spoke steering wheel, a configurable gauge-cluster information display, a sport-tuned suspension system, unique front and rear fascias, and body-color sport rocker panels.
2017 Buick Regal Engine Specs
Beneath the hood of the 2017 Buick Regal are two engines: a 182 horsepower – generating 2.4L four-cylinder engine, and a 259-horsepower – yielding turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine. The 2017 Buick Regal GS AWD 0-60 mph takes a lackluster 7.2 seconds.
Wheelbase: 8 ft. 11.8 in. (107.8 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 10.2 in. (190.2 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 1.1 in. (73.1 in.)
Passenger volume: 96.8 ft³
Cargo volume: 14.2 ft³
Curb weight: 3605 lbs
Top Speed: 150 mph
0-60: 7.2 sec
MPG: 21/30 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Black Onyx, Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic, Summit White…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs