Looking for a luxury sedan with plenty of space, power, and technology? You’ve probably been considering the 2019 Buick Regal. This incredible midsize sedan is available in two body styles, including Sportback and TourX, and offers two engine options. Depending on which body style you choose, you’ll have 3-6 trim levels to choose from, each with premium sets of standard and available luxury, convenience, and entertainment features. Across each model, drivers will also have plenty of advanced safety features and a variety of optional packages to choose from. Following a 2019 redesign, the 2019 Buick Regal seems more advanced than ever, but is it? To help you determine if the 2019 Buick Regal is the right vehicle for you, let’s take a closer look at what this sedan has to offer in terms of luxury, entertainment, safety, and space.
Truly Regal Interior
The 2019 Buick Regal is home to an exceptional lux interior. Through the cabin of this midsize sedan, you’ll find materials of the highest qualities and soft-touch surfaces. Available luxury features include leather upholstery, power adjustable and heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and even massage functions. Drivers and critics note that this luxury sedan offers plenty of head and legroom, especially when compared to its previous models and competition. In fact, the 2019 Buick Regal offers more cargo space than many of the most popular compact SUVs.
In terms of entertainment, the 2019 Buick Regal offers a generous list of standard features on its base model. These include premium entertainment features like a 7-inch touchscreen display, a WiFi hotspot, multiple USB ports, and even Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Meanwhile, drivers can also choose from a wide selection of optional entertainment features including wireless charging for compatible mobile devices, navigation, a large touchscreen display, an enhanced Bose sound system, satellite radio, and HD radio.
The 2019 Buick Regal also offers plenty of additional luxury and convenience features like an available moonroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, and remote start.
The 2019 Buick Regal offers a surprisingly high level of performance for a midsize sedan. Drivers interested in the new Regal will have two engine options to choose from including a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and a 3.6L V6 engine. The 2.0L 4-cylinder engine is the Regal’s most efficient option, earning a fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. This engine is moderately powerful, producing up to 250 hp and 260 lb-ft torque. However, drivers looking for even more power will want to opt for the 3.6L V6 engine available on the Regal. This engine produces up to 310 hp and 295 lb-ft torque. The 2019 Buick Regal is offered standard with front-wheel drive, however, is also available in all-wheel drive. Depending on the body style and engine, the new Regal comes with an 8-speed or 9-speed automatic engine. No matter what configuration you choose, you can expect smooth and composed handling. However, if you’re looking for quick acceleration and enhanced responsiveness, you’ll want to opt for the 3.6L V6 engine with all-wheel drive. However, drivers should note that this will decrease the Regal’s fuel economy ratings slightly.
Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Packages Galore
When it comes time to customize your 2019 Buick Regal, you’ll have several options to choose from. First, you’ll have to select a body style. The Regal comes available in a hatchback model called the Sportback or the TourX wagon model. Drivers who choose the Sportback edition of the Regal will have 6 trim levels to choose from, including Base, Preferred, Preferred II, Essence, Avenir, and GS. Meanwhile, drivers choosing the TourX will have three trim levels to choose from, including Base, Preferred, and Essence.
When comparing base models, the Sportback and TourX are fairly similar. However, the TourX comes standard with all-wheel drive and as the larger model of the TourX has a higher starting MSRP than the base Sportback. Both base models come standard with a premium suite of entertainment features, however, if you’re looking for even more luxury, drivers and critics note that the Essence trim is the best choice despite the body style you choose.
The 2019 Buick Regal Sportback Essence and 2019 Buick Regal TourX Essence offers leather upholstery and heated and power adjustable front seats. The Essence trim also offers a hands-free power liftgate on the TourX model, as well as a few available packages including the Driver Confidence II package. This package includes all of the most popular driver-assist technologies, including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, following distance indicator, and lane keep assist.
On the Sportback model, the 2019 Buick Regal Essence trim has a starting MSRP of $31,770, while the 2019 Buick Regal TourX Essence has a starting MSRP of $35,070. On the TourX, the Essence model is the highest possible trim level, however, on the Sportback model there are two higher trim levels, Avenir and GS. The Avenir trim offers several of the available features on the Essence as standard, however is unavailable in all-wheel drive. Meanwhile, the GS was designed as the Regal’s sportiest model and features the 3.6L V6 engine and all-wheel drive as standard features. This model is further enhanced with massaging front seats and Brembo brakes.
Overall, the 2019 Buick Regal offers drivers plenty of room for customization through its many trim levels, varying body styles, and available packages.
Is it a Safe Vehicle?
The 2019 Buick Regal seats up to five passengers, and whether or not you’re planning on having a full cabin, you’ll certainly want to keep everyone on board safe. Thankfully, the new Buick Regal is an incredibly safe midsize sedan and even offers plenty of premium driver assist technologies which work to prevent accidents from happening. Standard safety features include a rearview camera and Buick’s intuitive Teen Driver technology.
New Regal or Used Regal?
There are certainly advantages to buying both new or used, and the same is true when it comes to the Buick Regal. The Buick Regal received a massive redesign for its 2018 model year, making its 2018 and 2019 models significantly more modern than its previous models. As the newest model, the 2019 Buick Regal will, of course, be the most expensive option. However, the base model of the new Regal is fairly low at $25,070 and offers tons of standard features. Drivers interested in what a used Buick Regal has to offer should visit their local dealer and check out the available options. Used Buick Regals prior to 2018 will be from a previous generation, and will be a more affordable option than purchasing new. Ultimately, deciding between purchasing new or used will come down to your personal preferences and budget.
Check Out The 2019 Buick Regal at Your Local Dealer!
As the first vehicle to follow its 2018 redesign, the 2019 Buick Regal is incredibly advanced, modern, and powerful. If you’re looking for a luxurious midsize sedan with plenty of premium features and a high level of performance, you’ll love what the new Regal has to offer. However, it’s important to visit your local Buick dealership and see this vehicle in person. Only then will you know for sure whether or not this is the right vehicle for you.