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Buick Regal (2014) review: 30 facts and highlights

Buick Regal (2014)
Buick Regal (2014)

Why is Buick Regal (2014) better than the average?

  • higher maximum torque
    400Nmvs352.1Nm
  • shorter length
    4.83mvs4.86m
  • longer drivetrain warranty (km)
    112654kmvs106242.94km
  • larger fuel tank
    68lvs66.56l
  • longer basic warranty (km)
    80467kmvs72525.01km
  • Width
    1.86mvs1.89m
  • longer drivetrain warranty (years)
    6yrsvs5.45yrs
  • longer basic warranty (years)
    4yrsvs3.7yrs

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General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
Buick Regal (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

2. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

112654km

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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3. smaller turn radius

11.6m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

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4. longer basic warranty (km)

80467km

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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96561km

5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Buick Regal (2014)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

6. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

6yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume

402l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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2.height

1.48m

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1.41m

3. more headroom (front)

986mm

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

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1.08m

4. shorter length

4.83m

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5. longer wheelbase

2.74m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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6. more headroom (rear)

935mm

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

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1.05m

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Engine

1. higher maximum torque

400Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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10000Nm

2. better fuel economy (city)

13.5l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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1.87l/100 km

3. better fuel economy (highway)

9.4l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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2.28l/100 km

4. more horsepower

259hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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5.Has a turbocharged engine
Buick Regal (2014)

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

6. more valves

16

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.

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Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
Buick Regal (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

2.Has Bluetooth
Buick Regal (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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2

4.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Buick Regal (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

5.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Buick Regal (2014)

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

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