2014 Buick Regal Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$29,690-$39,270
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What's New for 2014:

  • Revised styling
  • All-new turbocharged engine
  • Improved fuel economy
  • Updated IntelliLink infotainment system
  • Optional AWD system and rear suspension
  • All Regals now feature electric power steering
  • Added safety features

Introduction
The 2014 Buick Regal is a premium midsize sedan available in three trim levels with front-wheel-drive (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability and power coming from a turbocharged engine or hybrid powertrain. Competitors include the Acura TL, Audi A4, Chevrolet Malibu, Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Infiniti Q50, Kia Optima, Lexus IS, Toyota Camry, Volkswagen CC, and the Volvo S60.

Models and Features
Named simply Regal, the lineup's entry-level trim level has dual-zone climate control, OnStar telematics, heated power-adjustable front seats, rearview camera, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated turn signal mirrors, and an 8-inch touch-screen infotainment system.

Building upon the base model, the Regal Premium I adds push-button start, power front seats with 8-way adjustment, rear park-assist sensors, heated steering wheel, remote start, and a universal garage door opener. One step up from the Premium I is the aptly named Premium II model. Buyers of this Regal are treated to standard amenities including Bose audio, HID headlights, navigation system, and rear side air bags.

Those variants pave the way for the sport-oriented Regal GS, a model Buick has differentiated with Brembo brakes, revised bumpers and rocker panels, stainless steel dual exhaust, 19-inch alloy wheels, deeply bucketed front seats, rear spoiler, and unique foot pedals.

Options and Packages
Although they are already well equipped, the 2014 Buick Regal base and Premium I models can be dressed up a bit more with items such as a power tilt/slide moonroof and a navigation system. However, the feature-packed options are reserved for the Premium II and GS. One example is the Driver Confidence 1 package, which consists of side blind-zone alert, lane-departure warning and lane-change alert, rear cross-traffic alert, and a forward-collision warning system. These upgrades can be complemented by a Driver Confidence 2 package containing an intelligent cruise control system as well as Buick's automatic Collision Preparation with Braking technology.

Under the Hood
New for 2014, all Regals feature a turbocharged, direct-injection, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 259 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. Output is the same across the board, though the GS is tuned to receive peak torque at a slightly lower rpm. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard for all Regals, but a 6-speed manual is optional on the FWD GS.

In addition to the boosted 2.0-liter, Buick offers its eAssist hybrid system on the 2014 Regal. Components include a direct-injection, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, 15-kW electric motor, and a Lithium-ion battery pack, all of which produce net ratings of 182 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque. Availability is limited to the Premium I trim level.

Further behind the scenes is the 2014 Regal's updated chassis, with AWD models getting the GS's high-performance front suspension and an all-new H-arm rear suspension.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2014 Buick Regal are:
  • Regal FWD with turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and manual transmission: 20/31/24 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Regal FWD with turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission: 21/30/24 mpg
  • Regal AWD with turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission: 19/27/22 mpg
  • Regal FWD eAssist with 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission: 25/36/29 mpg

Safety and Ratings
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Buick Regal receives an overall rating of 5 (out of 5) stars. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the crashworthiness of the 2014 Buick Regal.

Like other Buicks, the Regal is equipped with a generous assortment of safety features. Depending on the trim level selected, the list includes up to 8 air bags, rearview camera, front and rear park-assist sensors, electronic stability control, and 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist. There are also several desirable safety systems available as options, including side blind-zone alert and rear cross-traffic alert.

What's New for 2014:

  • Revised styling
  • All-new turbocharged engine
  • Improved fuel economy
  • Updated IntelliLink infotainment system
  • Optional AWD system and rear suspension
  • All Regals now feature electric power steering
  • Added safety features

Introduction
The 2014 Buick Regal is a premium midsize sedan available in three trim levels with front-wheel-drive (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability and power coming from a turbocharged engine or hybrid powertrain. Competitors include the Acura TL, Audi A4, Chevrolet Malibu, Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Infiniti Q50, Kia Optima, Lexus IS, Toyota Camry, Volkswagen CC, and the Volvo S60.

Models and Features
Named simply Regal, the lineup's entry-level trim level has dual-zone climate control, OnStar telematics, heated power-adjustable front seats, rearview camera, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated turn signal mirrors, and an 8-inch touch-screen infotainment system.

Building upon the base model, the Regal Premium I adds push-button start, power front seats with 8-way adjustment, rear park-assist sensors, heated steering wheel, remote start, and a universal garage door opener. One step up from the Premium I is the aptly named Premium II model. Buyers of this Regal are treated to standard amenities including Bose audio, HID headlights, navigation system, and rear side air bags.

Those variants pave the way for the sport-oriented Regal GS, a model Buick has differentiated with Brembo brakes, revised bumpers and rocker panels, stainless steel dual exhaust, 19-inch alloy wheels, deeply bucketed front seats, rear spoiler, and unique foot pedals.

Options and Packages
Although they are already well equipped, the 2014 Buick Regal base and Premium I models can be dressed up a bit more with items such as a power tilt/slide moonroof and a navigation system. However, the feature-packed options are reserved for the Premium II and GS. One example is the Driver Confidence 1 package, which consists of side blind-zone alert, lane-departure warning and lane-change alert, rear cross-traffic alert, and a forward-collision warning system. These upgrades can be complemented by a Driver Confidence 2 package containing an intelligent cruise control system as well as Buick's automatic Collision Preparation with Braking technology.

Under the Hood
New for 2014, all Regals feature a turbocharged, direct-injection, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 259 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. Output is the same across the board, though the GS is tuned to receive peak torque at a slightly lower rpm. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard for all Regals, but a 6-speed manual is optional on the FWD GS.

In addition to the boosted 2.0-liter, Buick offers its eAssist hybrid system on the 2014 Regal. Components include a direct-injection, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, 15-kW electric motor, and a Lithium-ion battery pack, all of which produce net ratings of 182 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque. Availability is limited to the Premium I trim level.

Further behind the scenes is the 2014 Regal's updated chassis, with AWD models getting the GS's high-performance front suspension and an all-new H-arm rear suspension.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2014 Buick Regal are:
  • Regal FWD with turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and manual transmission: 20/31/24 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Regal FWD with turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission: 21/30/24 mpg
  • Regal AWD with turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission: 19/27/22 mpg
  • Regal FWD eAssist with 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission: 25/36/29 mpg

Safety and Ratings
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Buick Regal receives an overall rating of 5 (out of 5) stars. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the crashworthiness of the 2014 Buick Regal.

Like other Buicks, the Regal is equipped with a generous assortment of safety features. Depending on the trim level selected, the list includes up to 8 air bags, rearview camera, front and rear park-assist sensors, electronic stability control, and 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist. There are also several desirable safety systems available as options, including side blind-zone alert and rear cross-traffic alert.

Available Trims for the 2014 Buick Regal
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr Sdn FWD Transmission Manual MSRP 29690.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 20/31
Name Premium I (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 31560.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 20/31
Name Premium II (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 33760.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 20/31
Name 4dr Sdn AWD Transmission Manual MSRP 31865.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name Premium I (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 33735.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name Premium II (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 35935.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name GS (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 39270.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name GS (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 36905.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 20/31
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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket with seatback pockets
  • Seat trim, leather-appointed seating
  • Seat adjuster, driver 8-way power
  • Seat adjuster, driver 4-way power lumbar
  • Seat adjuster, passenger, 4-way manual, 2-way power vertical
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Headrests, rear, outboard seats, adjustable (up/down)
  • Seats, rear split-folding
  • Map pocket, driver seatback
  • Map pocket, front passenger seatback
  • Armrest, center, rear with 2 integral cup holders
  • Console, floor, front, premium with armrest and covered storage
  • Floor mats, carpeted front with anchors
  • Floor mats, carpeted rear
  • Steering column, tilt and telescopic, manual
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped 3-spoke
  • Speedometer, miles/kilometers
  • Compass display, located in the Driver Information Center
  • Display, driver instrument information enhanced, 4.2" multi-color
  • Sensor, humidity and windshield temperature
  • Window, power with driver Express-Up/Down
  • Window, power with front passenger Express-Up/Down
  • Windows, power, rear with Express-Down
  • Retained accessory power, power windows, audio system and sunroof (where applicable) remain operational after ignition is switched off for 10 minutes or until a door is opened
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Remote Keyless Entry, extended-range
  • Cruise control
  • Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger
  • Air vents, rear, heating/cooling
  • Air filtration system
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Power outlet, front auxiliary, 12-volt, covered
  • Power outlet, front auxiliary, 12-volt, console
  • Cup holders, 2 front console, covered, 2 rear armrest
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, sliding
  • Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboard with coat hooks on rear passenger assist handles
  • Lighting, custom, interior front and rear reading, front and rear door and console ambient lighting, front foot well, puddle lights and instrument panel light pipe
  • Cargo net
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 8-way power
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 4-way power lumbar
  • Steering wheel, heated
  • E-Z Key Passive Entry System, extended range with (BTM) keyless start and automatic door lock/unlock features
  • Keyless start, push button
  • Remote vehicle starter system
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Power outlet, 110-volt
  • Seats, front sport bucket
  • Pedals, alloy, GS-specific
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped, 3-spoke, Sport
  • Display, enhanced driver instrument information , 8" multi-color configurable
  • Remote vehicle starter system (Not available with (MR6) 6-speed manual transmission.)
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) alloy
  • Tires, P235/50R18 V-rated all-season, blackwall
  • Wheel, compact spare, 17" (43.2 cm) steel
  • Tire, compact spare, T125/70R17, blackwall
  • Moldings, bright, window surround
  • Sill plates, front, bright
  • Fascias, front and rear body-color
  • Grille, Black chrome/spectre Gray waterfall premium finish with bright chrome surround and Buick tri-shield
  • Headlamps, halogen composite with flash-to-pass feature, automatic on and off, automatic delay and warning buzzer
  • Headlamp control, automatic on and off
  • Fog lamps, front, halogen
  • Lamp, center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL)
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators
  • Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted
  • Windshield, solar absorbing
  • Wipers, front intermittent
  • Door handles, body-color
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) alloy (Not available with (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine with eAssist technology)
  • Tires, P235/50R18 V-rated all-season, blackwall (Not available with (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine with eAssist technology)
  • Wheel, compact spare, 17" (43.2 cm) steel (Deleted when (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine with eAssist technology is ordered)
  • Tire, compact spare, T125/70R17, blackwall (Deleted when (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine with eAssist technology is ordered)
  • Door handles, body-color with chrome accents
  • Rear Parking Assist, Ultrasonic with audible warning
  • Headlamps, high intensity discharge (HID), Bi-Xenon projector lamps flash-to-pass feature, automatic on and off, automatic delay and warning buzzer
  • Wheels, 19" (48.3 cm) alloy
  • Tires, P245/40R19 all-season, blackwall
  • Tire Inflator Kit
  • Spoiler, rear
  • Moldings, body-color lower rocker, unique
  • Fascias, front and rear body-color, unique
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 2.0L turbo DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) (259 hp [193.0 kW] @ 5300 rpm, 295 lb-ft of torque [400 N-m] @ 3000 - 4000 rpm [2500 - 4000 rpm for GS])
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic (FWD models only)
  • Axle, 2.77 final drive ratio (FWD models only)
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection, heavy-duty 512 cold-cranking amps
  • Alternator, 130 amps
  • Suspension, front MacPherson strut (FWD models only.)
  • Suspension, rear 4-link (FWD models only)
  • Steering, power, electric (FWD models only.)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc with Brake Assist
  • Brake lining, high-performance, noise and dust performance
  • Brake, parking, electronic
  • Tool kit, road emergency
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel with bright tips
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic (FWD models only. Not available with (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine with eAssist technology.)
  • Axle, 2.77 final drive ratio (FWD models only. Not available with (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4- cylinder engine with eAssist technology)
  • Alternator, 130 amps (Standard with (LTG) 2.0L turbo DOHC 4-cylinder engine only.)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc with Brake Assist (Standard with (LTG) 2.0L turbo DOHC 4-cylinder engine only)
  • Tool kit, road emergency (Not available with (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine with eAssist technology)
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel with bright tips (Standard with (LTG) 2.0L turbo DOHC 4-cylinder engine only.)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic (AWD models only)
  • Axle, 3.39 final drive ratio (AWD models only)
  • Drivetrain, all-wheel drive (AWD models only.)
  • Suspension, front, HiPer Strut (AWD models only)
  • Suspension, rear H-arm (AWD models only)
  • Steering, power, variable assist, electric (AWD models only)
  • Axle, 3.39 final drive ratio (AWD models only. Not available with (LUK) 2.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine with eAssist technology)
  • Chassis continuously variable real time damping
  • 150 AMP Generator (Deleted when (MR6) 6-speed manual transmission is ordered)
  • Suspension, front, HiPer Strut
  • Steering, power, variable assist, electric
  • Brakes, antilock, disc, Brembo with Brake Assist
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Head restraints, 2-way adjustable (up/down), front
    • StabiliTrak, stability control system with Traction Control
    • Daytime Running Lamps, switchable
    • Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and right-front passenger and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
    • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
    • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance and Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.)
    • Rear Vision Camera
    • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger, height-adjustable includes pretensioners and load limiters
    • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
    • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats in all rear seating positions
    • Door locks, child security rear
    • Trunk latch, safety
    • Tire Pressure Monitor System
    • Horn, dual-note high and low
    • Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and right-front passenger, head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions and rear seat mounted thorax (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
    • Parking assist, front and rear, Ultrasonic with audible warning
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Audio system, Buick IntelliLink Radio, AM/FM stereo and CD player includes USB port and Bluetooth streaming for audio and select phones
    • Audio system feature, single-slot CD/MP3 player
    • Audio system feature, 7-speaker system
    • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and cruise controls
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio and HD Radio SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2014 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM All Access package, with over 150 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. With All Access, listen to everything, everywhere, in your car and on your computer, smartphone or tablet. (IMPORTANT: The SiriusXM Satellite Radio trial package is not provided on vehicles that are ordered for Fleet Daily Rental ("FDR") use. If you decide to continue your service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at sir
    • Bluetooth for phone and music, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system HMI (Human Machine Interface), phonebook access, voice recognition for audio, phone, phonebook and music selection, Pandora and Stitcher Smartphone compatible, SiriusXM weather and data services, and software Bluetooth and Smartphone interface upgradeable
    • Antenna, integral rear, roof-mounted, body-color
    • Audio system, Buick IntelliLink Radio with Navigation, AM/FM stereo and CD player includes USB port and Bluetooth streaming for audio and select phones
    • Audio system feature, Bose premium 9-speaker system

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