The 2014 Buick Regal is available in base, Premium I, Premium II or GS trim. The The 2014 Buick Regal starts with 18-inch alloy wheels, fog-lights, dual exhaust outlets, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, leather upholstery, heated front seats, eight-way power driver’s seat ( with four -way power lumbar), a height-adjustable power passenger seat, split-folding rear seats, a press-and-telescoping steering wheel and an auto-dimming rear-view mirror. Also standard are an 8-inch display users, a rear view camera, Bluetooth phone and audio Connectivity, and OnStar emergency communications a seven-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite radio, an auxiliary jack, an iPod / USB audio interface and Buick’s IntelliLink smartphone integration and command system.
Games I added rear parking sensors, key-less entry / ignition, remote start, a heated steering wheel, eight-way power passenger seat (with four-way power lumbar) and a 120-Volt power outlet. We note that the images I eAssist mild hybrid powertrain with 17-inch wheels, low-rolling-resistance tires and save a single exhaust outlet. The 2014 Buick Regal Premium II began with the premium it standard features and adds xenon headlights, rear-seat side airbags, a navigation system and a nine-speaker Bose audio system.
The 2014 Buick Regal GS doing sports 19-inch wheels, a sport-tuned suspension with adaptive dampers, adjustable drive, front parking sensors, Brembo front brakes, -color lower rocker panels, a rear spoiler, upgraded and poisoning their configurable information display, sports a front seat and three-spoke sports steering wheel. Most of the 2014 Buick Regal GS features are exclusive, but the sport-tuned suspension (minus the adaptive dampers) are also on a non-GS Regals with AWD. A sunroof is optional for Buick Regals, and navigation system can be added to the base and Premium I trims.
Optional on the 2014 Buick Regal Premium II and 2014 Buick Regal GS driver are two subscription packages. The first – which requires the sunroof – with numerous safety technologies (blind-spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, more accident alert) as well as driver memory settings, while the second – which requires first – additional adaptive forward field and a control freak mitigation system with automatic braking.
2014 Buick Regal Interior
Inside, the 2014 Buick Regal features a redesigned dashboard with reduced clutter compared to the previous layout. Visibility is upscale, and the material quality is satisfactory. The front seats are surprisingly snug and support; slim folks will smile, but can maximize the beam for some wiggle room. The backseat is more cramped than the Regal midsize dimensions would suggest, and a sloping roof line is a double whammy for rear headroom and rearward visibility.
The new 8-inch users for 2014 with the IntelliLink infotainment system, which large parts of the radio and Pandora compatibility. The Buick IntelliLink interface has been revamped to own the smartphone-buying eyes of the law and the navigation / audio terms, plus the graphics are good now, too. Even so, users are occasionally frustrating to use due to slow or missed to touch inputs.
2014 Buick Regal Engine
The 2014 Buick Regal primary engine for 2014 is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder 259 hp and rebuilding p.295 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard, all-wheel drive newly optional. A six-speed automatic transmission is necessary unless you offer for the GS, which offers an optional six-speed manual with front-drive (the GS AWD is automatic-only). In testing, an all-wheel-drive Regal accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds, which impressively quick for entry-level luxury Sedan with AWD.
The EPA Rates the turbocharged Regal is 24 mpg combined (21 mpg city / 30 mpg city) with front-wheel drive and automatic, 22 combined (19/27) with AWD and 24 combined (20 city / 31) for the front-drive Regal GS with the manual. Optional solely on the only game that I have followed the base engine, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder with mild hybrid system called “eAssist.” Output measures 182 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque, with changes handled by a six-speed automatic. The EPA fuel economy estimates stand at 29 mpg combined (25 mpg city / 36 mpg).
2014 Buick Regal Safety
The 2014 Buick Regal comes standard with anti-lock disc brakes, the stability control, front seat side-impact airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Rear-seat side airbags are standard on the Premium II and GS. The standard OnStar system with automatic crash notification, emergency button, a Remote Locator, Unlock door and on-demand roadside assistance . The optional driver subscription package #1 blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, the rear cross-traffic alert and forward collision warning systems. In addition, the driving subscription package #2 further adds a more civilized future accident mitigation system that automatically initiates maximum braking in fetal position.
In brake testing, 2014 Buick Regal Turbo came to a stop from 60 mph in 118 feet, which is shorter than the average for a car in this class. The 2014 Buick Regal with the optional twenty-inch summer tires managed to stop at an even shorter 113 feet, although most other sports sedans with summer tires fare better. In government crash tests, the 2014 Buick Regal received the top five-star rating overall, with the total for the four stars in front impact safety and five total stars for side impact safety. The insurance Institute for Safety awarded the Regal its highest score of “good” track in moderate-overlap-offset, side-impact and roof strength crash tests. The 2014 Buick Regal seat / head restraint design is also a remix of “good” for whiplash protection in rear impacts.