2011 Buick Regal pricing announced

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 29, 2010

Pricing for the new 2011 Buick Regal that will go on sale in the second quarter of the year has been revealed. The mid-level Regal CXL model has a price tag of $26,995 plus a $750 destination charge.

The Regal CXL will be the first to arrive and it will be followed by Buick's introduction early next year of the 2012 model year several other trim levels including a cheaper Regal CX model and possibly a high-performance Regal GS. Two versions are offered a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter model and a 2.0-liter turbocharged version.

Both engines feature direct injection technology and are paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission with pseudo manual control. The 2.4-liter model has a price of $26,995 plus a $750 destination charge.

This undercuts the similarly specced 2010 Buick LaCrosse CXL by more than $3,000. On the other hand, the 2.0-liter turbocharged Regal CXL will be priced from $29,495 plus the same $750 destination charge.

This model, however, will only be available from late summer. The 2.4-liter engine is capable of 182hp and 172 pound-feet of torque, while the 2.0-liter turbocharged mill has an output of 220hp and 258 pound-feet of torque.

Fuel economy is seen at 30 mpg on the highway with the 2.4-liter unit and 29 mpg on the highway with the 2.0-liter turbo. The 2011 Buick Regal CXL has 18-inch wheels as standard but the owner can opt for 19-inch wheels available on turbocharged models equipped with Buick's Interactive Drive Control.

Features being offered as standard include electronic stability control, dual-stage front air bags, side-curtain air bags and pedal-release (rear-seat thorax air bags are optional), as well as a 12-way power, leather and heated driver seat, a leather and heated passenger front seat, Bluetooth capability, XM Satellite Radio and OnStar. Customers can also opt for a navigation system and a Harmon Kardon sound system with a 10 GB hard drive.

Press Release

Buick Announces Pricing For 2011 Regal

Buick today announced pricing for the all-new 2011 Regal. Prices start at $26,995 for the premium CXL model, including a $750 destination charge.

Regal's CXL turbo model will start at $29,495, including a $750 destination charge.

Regal will initially be offered in premium CXL trim only, with additional trim levels to be offered in the 2012 model year. The well-equipped Regal CXL includes the following as standard or available equipment:

  • Standard 2.4L Ecotec direct injected engine rated at an estimated 182 horsepower (136 kW)
  • Available 2.0L Ecotec turbocharged and direct injected engine rated at an estimated 220 horsepower (164 kW) – available late-summer 2010
  • Both engines have six-speed automatic transmission standard with Driver Shift Control (DSC)
  • Estimated 30 mpg on the highway with the 2.4L and 29 mpg highway with the 2.0L turbo engine
  • MacPherson strut front suspension and four-link independent rear suspension
  • Class-exclusive Interactive Drive Control System is available with the 2.0L turbo,
  • offering enhanced vehicle stability and greater driving safety, while also adapting the driving characteristics of the car to the driver's preferences. The driver selects among three operating modes that adjust suspension, steering, throttle, transmission, and stability systems to personalize the driving experience
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with four-channel anti-lock braking system, brake assist and electronic parking brake
  • Standard StabiliTrak stability control system and full-function traction control
  • Standard dual-stage frontal air bags, side-curtain air bags and pedal-release system; and available rear-seat thorax air bags
  • Available navigation system, Harman Kardon sound system, and internal flash drive (1GB)
  • Standard 18-inch aluminum wheels (19-inch aluminum wheels come with available Interactive Drive Control on the 2.0L turbo)
  • Standard 12-way power, leather and heated driver seat; leather and heated passenger front seat; Bluetooth for phone capability; i-Pod auxiliary jack and USB port; XM Satellite Radio and OnStar

"The Regal is the next chapter in Buick's transformation and we're excited to bring this Buick sport sedan to market," said Craig Bierley, Buick Marketing Director. "The dynamic driving experience and intuitive, personal technologies offer customers a premium sport sedan for great value." 2011 Regal pricing compares to the 2010 LaCrosse as follows:

Regal production for sale in the U.S. and Canada begins late Q1 2010 in Russelsheim, Germany, with vehicles expected to start arriving at dealerships in Q2 2010. North American production will begin at the Oshawa Car Assembly plant beginning in Q1 2011 .

 

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