Buick Regal Ratings

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    2012 Buick Regal - GS

    Outstanding car except for the seats. Get extremely uncomfortable on drives over an hour. Too small for the average person. Hard, little padding. Side bolsters too severe.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2011 Buick Regal

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    Pros: how it drives

    Cons: a little lump in the back seat that I was told is for cable/wiring, but you can barely see it

    I bought my Regal six months ago, after trying drive testing all other important brands (Honda, Lexus, Audi, etc) I just fell in love the very first time I saw it...and definitely after I drove it. It is smooth in looks outside and out, as well as to drive. I feel joy and safe every time I drive my Regal!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    1999 Buick Regal

    Been So Good to Me!

    Pros: reliability

    Cons: cosmetic damage (my fault!)

    I bought this car used going into my sophomore year of college and five years, 80,000 miles later I have no complaints. Aside from the standard maintenance it has never asked anything from me. Runs well, has good pickup, and big enough to fit everything I need (people, snowboards, you name it). It's time to move on now, but I'll admit it's been tough to find a car with the functionality and adaptibility to stack up.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2003 Buick Regal - LS

    Pros: Overall quality and Onstar with phone

    Cons: No express down on the power windows. Admittedly a minor factor.

    Advice: Buy it! You will love it. I'm glad I chose it.

    I bought it recently and took it on a vacation to Missouri. I find I love it more with every day that passes. I bought it with every possible option including the touring suspension which surely must increase the road noise and ride comfort but both are very acceptable considering the handling and braking. The car goes willingly wherever I point it without complaint. The gas mileage on the trip was 29 MPG plus a fraction overall. The engine turns at only 2100 RPM at 70 MPH which surely must add years to it's life as well as the fuel economy. I had read prior reviews and found one sentence I agree with. The car rolls so easily and engine braking is minimal due to the high gearing in overdrive. It almost got me a ticket in Missouri but I learned then to watch it carefully

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    2002 Buick Regal - LS

    Pros: Power and pick up like my old V8.

    Cons: To much electronic control and the heater leaks hot air when in the VENT position

    Advice: Watch your speed going down hill. No engine braking in OD and a bit in 3rd.

    I drove my Regal from Rochester NY to Los Angeles, and back again and a better ride for the money is not to be found. The trunk was full as was the back seat because we expected to be away for up to 4 months. The 3800 V-6 provided lots of passing power on the 2 lanes and interstates and decent MPG too. At the end of the day there was none of the buzzing found in some cars this size. A few negatives: it needs more engine braking down hill, In 3rd I was often coasting over the posted speed limit requiring brakeing, and lastly, when it rains water drips into the drivers side when the window is open the slightest bit. Once on I-10 it was 80 - 85 MPH all the way and my Regal wasn't breathing hard. I'm no expert but curvy road handling was well done. Never felt like I was going to lose it.

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    2002 Buick Regal - GS

    Pros: Speed, Speed, Speed

    Cons: Space, Space, Space

    Advice: Make sure its roomy enough for you and kids

    I bought this car in Sept of 2002, got the abboud edition GS. The only problem is its not enough space for me. Other than that best sedan to own. Supercharged and Superfast.

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    2002 Buick Regal - GS

    Pros: Supercharged 3.8 V6

    Cons: Weight (weighs 3500 lbs.) you can really tell in hard cornering

    Advice: Test drive it, floor it once, and I guarantee you'll like it

    I bought a '97 regal gs, fell in love with it, put 100k on it in less than 4 years, and bought a 2002 regal gs. i'm only 19, not the stereotypical buick customer. It's fast enough to race someone (not that i'd ever do that ;) and comfy enough for a long trip. What camry do you know of that will smoke the front tires? The engine is a dream, is very very durable (i put my old regal through purgatory and back, kept on going past 100k). People are now into souping up their cars, making them faster, only problem is that it voids the warranty. Buy a regal gs and you won't have to do anything to it. Not many cars can do 0-60mph in about 6.4 secs stock can they? It corners awesome (although in a hard corner, you can feel the car's bulk pushing the tires), and on a hard corner the rear end will give before the front end does (that 3.8 is pretty hefty). If there are any people who like to tune, the gs is easy to fix up. I've got an open exhaust and a smaller pulley on the supercharger and have been dyno'd at 304 front wheel hp, more than enough to leave an '03 Bullitt Mustang in the dust. Two words of advice if you buy a regal gs: ALWAYS use premium fuel, no matter what the price goes up to, and second is get better tires. I bought Michelin X-One's and they're a harder rubber than the Goodyear Eagles, which won't wear off as quick while they're smoking on asphalt. If you think the price is too high, take a test drive and take a look at all the standard features, then you'll understand the price. One last thing, it's governed at 112mph ;) any more questions about it, you can email me...