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2011 Buick Regal

At a Glance

Pricing $26,360 - $34,550
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.0l I4 T, 2.4l I4
Transmissions A6, M6
Fuel Economy 18-20 (city), 28-32 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 66

Overview Information

One of Buick's most storied nameplates returns in 2011 on a new mid-sized front-wheel-drive sedan. The Regal is derived from the Opel Insignia sold in other markets. The Regal is very close in size to the Ford Fusion and a some 7 inches shorter than the Buick LaCrosse. Obvious competitors would be the Lexus ES, Acura TSX, and Lincoln MKZ. Two four-cylinder engines are planned. The Regal is due in 2010 as a 2011 model.

What Changed:

One of Buick's most storied nameplates returns on a new mid-sized front-wheel-drive sedan. The Regal is derived from the Opel Insignia sold in other markets. Two four-cylinder engines are planned for the first model year. The 2.4l four cylinder will be offered first, with the optional turbocharged four-cylinder later in 2010. Only a CXL trim level is planned for 2010, with more to be added in 2011.

Official Word:

Armed with turbocharged horsepower, a driver-selectable suspension system and a firm, European-tuned chassis, the all-new Buick Regal delivers a driving experience that rivals the best import sport sedans in the segment. "The 2011 Buick Regal is like nothing you've ever experienced from this brand," said Roger McCormack, director of product marketing for Buick. "The Regal is the next chapter in Buick's transformation and will expand the portfolio to include a modern sport sedan." The new Regal...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Regal CXL RL1 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 19/30/24 53 $26,360
Regal CXL RL3 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 19/30/24 53 $27,205
Regal CXL RL2 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 19/30/24 53 $27,360
Regal CXL RL4 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 19/30/24 53 $28,205
Regal CXL RL5 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 19/30/24 53 $29,150
Regal CXL RL6 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 19/30/24 53 $31,145
Regal CXL Turbo T01 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) M6 FWD 20/32/25 64 $28,860
Regal CXL Turbo T01 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) A6 FWD 18/28/22 60 $28,860
Regal CXL Turbo T02 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) M6 FWD 20/32/25 64 $29,860
Regal CXL Turbo T02 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) A6 FWD 18/28/22 60 $29,860
Regal CXL Turbo T03 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) M6 FWD 20/32/25 64 $31,305
Regal CXL Turbo T03 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) A6 FWD 18/28/22 60 $31,305
Regal CXL Turbo T05 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) M6 FWD 20/32/25 66 $31,555
Regal CXL Turbo T05 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) A6 FWD 18/28/22 62 $31,555
Regal CXL Turbo T06 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) M6 FWD 20/32/25 66 $32,555
Regal CXL Turbo T06 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) A6 FWD 18/28/22 62 $32,555
Regal CXL Turbo T04 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) M6 FWD 20/32/25 64 $33,300
Regal CXL Turbo T04 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) A6 FWD 18/28/22 60 $33,300
Regal CXL Turbo T07 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) M6 FWD 20/32/25 66 $34,550
Regal CXL Turbo T07 2.0l I4 T (220-bhp) A6 FWD 18/28/22 62 $34,550