2016 Buick Regal Release Date, Review, Specs, Price, Pictures – The current release from Buick is that its Regal model for the 2016 year will be on sale by the end of fall. This high-sedan vehicle comes at a slashed down price as the competition in the crossover sedan market has grown immensely that Buick decided to give its new Regal a massive price cut. The new car will cost around 3,000 dollars less than the competition.

2016 Buick Regal
2016 Buick Regal

The new Buick Regal vehicle will be accordingly updated and will come with various additions to its design. Actually the exterior look will perhaps face the least amount of changes while the interior will be fitted with a major technological upgrade and some fine details to boot. Also depending on the trim level, you may expect some changes and some alteration to happen that way as well the inclusion of a different engine type, all-wheel drive and perhaps turbocharged power as well.

The changes that the car needed were necessary as this will bring the fans back to the Buick Regal brand. The price cut will also do well for the car as it will be much more affordable than the cars from the same segment that more or less offer similar specs and performances. Take a look at the pictures to get more acquainted with the car and study the review for more info about the Buick Regal for the 2016 model year. Also, besides the base model there are a few trims of the car that are also available, the Premium I, the enhanced Premium II and the sporty GS trim.

2016 Buick Regal interior

Although the car has been immensely redesigned on the inside and there are various additions that have been included on the interior, the Buick Regal still has some drawbacks that it suffers from. What we are mostly disappointed about is the space inside the vehicle which is not ample enough in any of the given trim levels. The standard option has only 14.2 cubic feet at the back, while the mild-hybrid eAssist edition come down to 11.1 cubic feet due to the bulky battery pack that the car has in the trunk.

2016 Buick Regal interior
2016 Buick Regal interior

But in the technological sense, the Buick Regal has been very nicely updated and we are in for a very luxurious and technologically sound car. The most eye-soaring detail is the debut of Android Auto and Apple Carplay fitted inside the new model. The car will also retain the Regal’s standard OnStar-integrated IntelliLink infotainment system and will also be offered with smartphone apps and 4G LTE WiFi. The latest upgrades are necessary in order to keep the driver informed about all the details about the car and also keep the passengers entertained during trips.

The inside will also get a comfort update that will be nuanced with the use of some high end materials. Leather upholsteries with a built in heated power-adjustable front seats is something that the fans will scream for. By adding the telescoping tilt-wheel steering, full power accessories and cruise control, the base level of the car gets to be magnificently equipped like not so many cars in the segment. With the higher trims you will be getting such goodies as remote engine start, a remote garage door opener, front and rear parking sensors, a heated steering wheel and the GS gets its standard sport seats added.

Exterior

The design of the new Buick Regal car does not get man updates for its exterior design. As there are only a few features it is not even worth mentioning all of them. The model was mainly carried over from before but has been enhanced in a way to look much contemporary and high end.

2016 Buick Regal front
2016 Buick Regal front

The car retains its mixture of sportiness and luxurious levels as the new model still has something modern to show for. The differences between the trim levels are only a few but the as the Premium ones look more luxurious while the GS version has added sportiness to it. There are also some new color patterns available for the 2016 model year and they are Ebony Twilight Metallic, White Frost Metallic, Dark Forest Green Metallic, and Crimson Red Tintcoat.

2016 Buick Regal back
2016 Buick Regal back

Engine

The new 2016 model of the Buick Regal is going to come with a standard engine option that is the 259-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder (I4) one. It combines with a 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission and produces  295 lb-ft of torque. The GS version also comes with a 6-speed manual transmission as well. The FWD Regals have with a automatic gearbox have an EPA rating of  21 mpg city/30 highway/24 combined, while with AWD and an automatic shifter it comes to 19/27/22 . The non-turbo engine option of the 2016 Regal is the 2.4-liter flex-fuel (FFV) I4 engine which can make 182 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque and comes combined with a standard 6-speed shiftable automatic.  Its EPA rating stand at 21/30/24.

Release date and price

The release date of the new 2016 model of the new Buick Regal is scheduled for this fall and the car will make its appearance by then. Other trim levels are also expected to come out immediately after the announcement of the base model. The cut down price for this model is set at $35,915.