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publication date: NOVEMBER 2013
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WHAT’S NEW HIGHLIGHTS
•More standard power with a new 259 hp 2.0L Turbo
4-cylinder engine. It provides 18% more power and 39
more horsepower than the Turbo it replaces.
•Fuel-saving eAssist is available and is now offered
exclusively on the FWD Premium I equipment group.
•Enhanced all-weather handling is available with the new
Haldex all-wheel drive system with an electronic Limited
Slip Differential and HiPer strut front suspension (available
2.0L Turbo models).
•More expressive appearance with a new front fascia,
black chrome waterfall grille, headlamps with Buick
signature lighting, available LED Daytime Running Lamps,
decklid with integrated spoiler, rear fascia and rear
chrome accent detail.
•More refined interior includes premium soft-touch
materials, new white ambient lighting and four different
color and trim combinations.
•Dynamic information displays interact with IntelliLink
features for both the standard color, high-resolution 4.2"
Driver Information Center and the 8" Reconfigurable Driver
Information Instrument Cluster Display that is exclusive to GS.
•More connectivity with the Next Generation Buick
IntelliLink System. It includes a larger 8" color
touch-screen, Natural Language Recognition, gesture
recognition, Smartphone Voice Recognition Pass-Through
and HD Radio.
•Experience Buick Protection provides standard
2-year/24,000-mile scheduled maintenance for oil/filter
changes, tire rotation and 27-point vehicle inspection.
•More luxury with a standard Rear Vision Camera and
available Bose premium audio system.
•Comprehensive safety includes new advanced safety
features that enhance Regal’s crash avoidance capabilities.
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•Enhanced convenience includes a simplified center
stack with 7 radio controls (down from 17 controls) and
capacitive touch heating and air conditioning controls.
The new steering wheel has integrated infotainment and
safety feature controls. The driver door now includes door
lock controls and a trunk release. Memory seats are now
available as part of Driver Confidence Package I.
•Revised equipment groups simplify ordering. Regal offers
four equipment groups for 2014: Regal 1SL, Premium I
1SN, Premium II 1SP and Regal GS 1SX.
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designed and engineered for maximum enjoyment behind the wheel
The new 2014 Regal offers sportinjected performance for people who
seek an alternative to high-priced,
high-pretense import vehicles.
Regal is the athlete of the Buick
family, sporty and built for those who
love to drive. It’s beautiful, quiet and
comfortable and has:
•Spirited performance
•Dynamic technologies
In addition to being agile and sleek,
Regal is driver-centric with advanced
technologies that connect drivers to
the road.
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Regal Awards & Recognition
•Top 10 Best Engines, 2012 Buick Regal GS, Wards Auto.
•Buick Best Value Luxury Brand, 2013 Brand Image Awards
Kelly Blue Book.
•#3 (out of 20) Upscale Midsize Cars, US News & World
Report Best Cars (2013).
•Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – Top Safety Pick,
Large Family Cars (2013).
•NHTSA New Car Assessment – 5-star Overall Vehicle
Score (2013).
•“Recommended” designation Sport Sedan, Real Turbo –
Consumer Reports.
Rethinking Perceptions
Regal brought a focus on driver engagement back to
the Buick brand.
As the performance halo vehicle in the Buick portfolio,
Regal offers driving enthusiast buyers fun-to-drive
performance and a host of technologically
advanced features.
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WHAT ARE THEY LOOKING FOR
WHEN THEY CONSIDER REGAL?
Customer Wants: A modern sport sedan with exhilarating
response.
•Regal has an all-new standard 2.0L 259-hp Turbo
engine and now available all-wheel drive. Interactive
Drive Control System and Continuously Variable RealTime Damping System on Regal GS provide even more
engaging and fun-to-drive performance.
Customer Wants: Assertive styling.
•Regal has a performance-ready stance, low, wide
proportions and sculpted details. Regal GS adds
exclusive racing-inspired style.
Customer Wants: Intuitive technologies.
•Regal has the Next Generation Buick IntelliLink which
includes Natural Language Recognition, gesture
recognition, Smartphone Voice Recognition Pass-Through,
enhanced personalization capabilities, navigation features
and a larger 8" touch-screen.
Customer Wants: Upscale details and interior finishes.
•Regal has a finely tailored cabin that includes standard
leather-appointed seating, advanced displays and highly
crafted appointments.
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Regal Top Selling Features
The new Regal makes a stunning impression with its
more expressive design, premium appointments, more
powerful standard turbo engine, improved in-vehicle
connectivity and advanced safety technologies.
These are some of the Top Features we know will be
of interest to Regal customers. Be sure to demonstrate
these Top Selling Features during your Regal
walkaround presentation.
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1.Driver Confidence Package I
2.Driver Confidence Package II
– Forward Collision Alert
– Adaptive Cruise Control
5.4.2" Full-Color Driver
Information Center
– Following Distance Indicator
– Automatic Collision Preparation
with Front Braking
6.8" Driver Information and
Cluster Display (GS)
–Lane Departure Warning
–Side Blind Zone Alert
–Lane Change Alert
–Rear Cross Traffic Alert with
Standard Rear Vision Camera*
3.Standard 259 HP Turbo Engine
7.Next Generation IntelliLink
4.New All-Wheel Drive System
8.Exterior Design Enhancements
9.Simplified Interior Center Stack
* Includes memory seats and requires sunroof option.
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1. Driver Confidence Package I
The technologies included in the Driver Confidence Packages offer broad coverage around the vehicle that can help Regal
drivers avoid crashes in common driving situations like lane changes, backing up during parking and following vehicles.
The safety features included in the Driver Confidence I utilize a network of front and rear cameras, radars and ultrasonic
sensors to monitor the environment around Regal. These technologies can help drivers avoid crashes by improving awareness
about the driving environment.
Forward Collision Alert with
Following Distance indicator
•Uses camera or radar technology to monitor traffic ahead.
(Driver Confidence Package II adds radar.)
Lane Departure Warning
•This camera-based lane detection system alerts the driver
through visual alerts and beeps if Regal drifts out of a lane
without activating the turn signal.
•The system provides auditory and visual alerts if you’re
approaching a vehicle directly ahead too quickly.
Why It Matters
Lane Departure Warning can help drivers avoid crashes
due to unintentional lane departures. It’s also another
example of the driver-centric technology offered on Regal
and demonstrates its comprehensive approach to providing
world-class safety.
•The Forward Collision Alert allows the driver to set a
following gap of Far, Medium or Near to the vehicle
ahead. Following information appears in the instrument
cluster display.
•With the Following Distance Indicator the driver can display
the number of seconds to the vehicle ahead. The following
timing appears in the instrument cluster display.
Why It Matters
Forward Collision Alert and the Following Distance Indicator
can provide Regal drivers with additional time to react to
help them avoid a forward collision.
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1. Driver Confidence Package I
Side Blind Zone Alert
•This lane changing aid uses radar sensors on both
sides of the vehicle to “look” for other vehicles in
Regal’s blind zones.
•The system displays a signal on the outside left or right
mirrors to alert the driver if a vehicle enters the blind zone.
•The warning signals flash to provide extra warning to the
driver if the turn signal is activated in the direction of the
detected vehicle.
Why It Matters
Side Blind Zone Alert bolsters awareness of hazards in the
driving environment and can help drivers avoid crashes with
other following vehicles.
Lane Change Alert
•The 2014 Regal is of the first vehicles to offer Lane
Change Alert, a segment-exclusive feature.
•It expands the capabilities of Side Blind Zone Alert and
looks up to 230-feet behind Regal to detect vehicles in
adjacent lanes far beyond the side blind zones. The system
alerts the driver about rapidly approaching vehicles in the
adjacent lanes.
•An illuminated flashing symbol in the left or right side
mirrors indicates it may be unsafe to change lanes.
Why It Matters
Lane Change Alert can help Regal drivers avoid lane change
crashes with an intuitive directional warning that helps them
know when it is not safe to change lanes.
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1. Driver Confidence Package I
Rear Cross Traffic Alert with
Standard Rear Vision Camera
•The standard Rear Vision Camera gives drivers a view
they might not normally see. It displays an image on the
center stack display screen of what’s behind Regal when
it is shifted into “reverse”. The Rear Vision Camera is
especially helpful when backing out of a parking spot.
•Rear Cross Traffic Alert uses the Rear Vision Camera
display screen to issue visual warnings about approaching
traffic when Regal is in “reverse.”
•The system detects traffic coming from up to 65 ft. from the
left or right side behind the vehicle.
•If moving vehicles are detected, left/right-side alerts
appear on the Rear Vision Camera display screen and the
system issues auditory alerts.
Why It Matters
Rear Cross Traffic Alert and the Rear Vision Camera can
give drivers more time to react to vehicles that may be
difficult to see when backing up.
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2. Driver Confidence Package II
The technologies included with Driver Confidence Package II provide additional alert notification so that immediate action
can be taken to avoid detected safety threats. They can also intervene with braking when a collision threat is detected.
Adaptive Cruise Control
•Extends the capabilities of traditional cruise control to
more situations. It uses extended range radars that detect
vehicles ahead.
Automatic Collision Preparation
with Front Braking
•Provides emergency crash preparation that can help
reduce crash damage.
•Adaptive Cruise Control applies limited to moderate
braking and acceleration—automatically—to maintain a
preselected “following gap” of Far, Medium or Near from
the vehicle ahead.
•The system is designed to reduce impact speed by
applying the vehicle’s brake system and may even help the
driver avoid the crash under some circumstances.
•It works in both fast-moving and stop-and-go traffic and
can bring your vehicle to a complete stop if the car ahead
comes to a stop.
•A key benefit: convenience for the driver since the system
can follow the detected vehicle ahead for long stretches
and apply moderate braking or acceleration as needed.
•When the system detects a frontal crash is imminent, this
sophisticated system can apply the brakes if the driver
does not react quickly enough.
Why It Matters
Think of Automatic Collision Preparation with Front Braking
as an additional safety net that can help Regal avoid a crash
with a moving vehicle directly ahead.
Why It Matters
By automatically braking and accelerating, Adaptive Cruise
Control can help drivers maintain a safe following distance
from the vehicle ahead. It also offers the convenience of
keeping cruise control active without having to reset it
even after braking.
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3. New Standard
259 HP Turbo Engine
4. New Haldex All-Wheel
Drive System
•The new 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine’s pedigree is
impressive. The previous version was recognized as one
of Ward’s 10 Best Engines in 2012.
•All-wheel drive with an electronic Limited Slip Differential
(eLSD) is available on Regal models equipped with the
2.0L Turbo engine. It helps to provide sure-footed handling
in low grip conditions and in all types of weather.
•In addition to 39 more horsepower—an 18% increase—
the new 2.0L Turbo’s torque curve is also enhanced
for even better acceleration capabilities. Even with
more power it improves efficiency and has impressive
fuel economy.
•The system monitors traction at all four wheels as road
surfaces change and automatically delivers more power
where necessary to help maintain control and enhance
road grip.
•Peak torque is 295 lb.-ft. and at least 260 lb.-ft. (90%)
starts from 1700 rpm and goes to 5000 rpm. On the GS,
peak torque occurs earlier and for a longer rpm range.
•On Regal GS, all-wheel drive combines with the Interactive
Drive Control System to deliver more performance-oriented
drving when activated.
•Friction reduction technologies and other enhancements
reduce noise, vibration, and also improve fuel economy.
Why It Matters
Whether drivers want the handling benefits of more
acceleration through a curve or need sure-footed handling in
bad weather, Regal’s available all-wheel drive system and
eLSD are standing by to help.
Why It Matters
The new 259 hp 2.0L Turbo is a star performer, giving
Regal the most standard 4-cylinder horsepower of the
4-cylinder engines in its segment and great fuel economy.
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6. 8" reConfigurable Driver
Information and Cluster Display
(GS exclusive)
•Like the standard Driver Information Center, the color
Reconfigurable Driver Information and Cluster Display
on Regal GS allows drivers to interact with vehicle status
information, infotainment, phone, specific navigation
features and GS performance options.
5. 4.2" full-color
Driver Information Center
•Regal’s standard instrument cluster keeps information front
and center in the instrument cluster display.
•Drivers can select vehicle status information and interact
with audio, phone and navigation system features using
the steering wheel 5-way controller.
Why It Matters
Integrating Regal’s instrument cluster with Buick IntelliLink
features enhances convenience and helps drivers stay
connected more safely by keeping their hands on the
steering wheel.
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•The dynamic display on Regal GS also includes two
selectable graphic themes Touring and Sport.
•The display is framed with chrome accents and includes
a pair of semicircle mechanical instruments for the
tachometer and other vehicle functions.
Why It Matters
The 8" Reconfigurable Driver Information and Cluster Display
is another exclusive GS feature that adds style, engages the
driver and enhances time behind the wheel for a customized
driving experience.
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7. Next Generation IntelliLink
•The Next Generation IntelliLink system on Regal features:
–A larger 8" high-resolution color touch-screen
–Natural Language Recognition
–Gesture recognition that responds to drag and
swipe gestures
–USB integration
–Bluetooth hands-free device integration
–A customizable app try that creates shortcuts for
frequently used features
–Customizable Favorites for up to 60 presets
including radio stations, playlists, phone contacts
and navigation destinations
–New 3D map views (if equipped with navigation)
•HD Radio is also new and provides digital sound quality
from AM and FM broadcasts.
•A new Smartphone Voice Recognition Pass-Through
uses the vehicle’s microphone and speakers to access
and operate voice recognition features found on
many smartphones.
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Why It Matters
IntelliLink accommodates a connected lifestyle simply,
efficiently and intuitively.
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8. Exterior Design Enhancements
•Regal’s new exterior styling gives it a more taut and
athletic appearance.
•Enhancements include a new front fascia, more prominent
black chrome waterfall grille, Buick signature lighting cues,
new decklid with integrated rear spoiler, LED tail lamps, a
new rear fascia and chrome accents.
Why It Matters
One look at Regal is all it takes to understand
that precision and performance are in its DNA.
Regal has the bold athleticism that
driving enthusiasts desire.
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9. Simplified Interior Center Stack
•Regal’s driver-centric interior features a redesigned
center stack that’s more intuitive with fewer buttons
and cleaner styling.
•It puts key IntelliLink, personalization and heating,
ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls within
easy reach.
•Capacitive touch HVAC controls—similar to a smart
phone—have a premium appearance and operate driver
and front passenger climate controls and Regal’s standard
heated seats.
Why It Matters
Intuitive controls are another example of Regal’s approach to
creating a cabin environment that’s all about the driver.
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STANDARD ON ALL MODELS
Exterior
•Black chrome waterfall grille
•Chrome accents (portholes, tail lamps)
• Halogen composite headlamps
• Daytime Running Lamps
•LED tail lamps
•Power heated outside mirrors with integrated
turn signal indicators
Interior
• Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror
• Dual-zone automatic climate control
•Power windows with driver and front passenger
Express-Up/Down; rear Express Down
•Power programmable door locks
•Remote Keyless Entry
•Interior trunk release
•Manual tilt and telescopic steering column
•Leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel with
integrated audio, cruise and Driver information
Center Display controls
•White interior ambient accent lighting
•Leather-appointed seating
• 12-way power driver power seat includes
4-way power lumbar
• 2-way adjustable front head restraints
•Split-folding rear seat
Infotainment, Connectivity
& Navigation
•Buick IntelliLink with new 8" color touchscreen, Natural Language Recognition, gesture
recognition and enhanced connectivity features
• AM/FM/ SiriusXM/HD Radio MP3/CD audio
system with 7 speakers, auxiliary input jack
• 2 USB ports
•SD card slot
•Bluetooth for Phone and Music (streaming)
•Smartphone Voice Recognition Pass-Through
•SiriusXM Radio with 3-month trial
•OnStar RemoteLink Key Fob services
(5 years included)
•OnStar (6 months included)
Directions & Connections
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• 2.0L 259 hp Turbo 4-cylinder engine
• 6-speed automatic transmission with
Driver Shift Control
• Dual exhaust with bright tips
• 4-wheel independent suspension
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• 6 air bags
•Rear Vision Camera
•StabiliTrak electronic stability control system
• Full-range Traction Control
• 4-wheel disc antilock brakes with Brake Assist
•Tire Pressure Monitoring System
• Daytime Running Lamps
•Theft-deterrent system
•OnStar Directions & Connections (includes
6 months of Safe & Sound)
Warranties & Owner Coverage
•Experience Buick Protection
• 4-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper limited
• 6-year/70,000-mile transferable powertrain
• 8-year/100,000-miles eAssist components
• 6-year/70,000-mile roadside assistance
• 6-year/70,000-mile courtesy transportation
• 6-year/100,000-mile rust-through
corrosion protection
• 2-year/24,000-mile Buick
Scheduled Maintenance
•OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics
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Halogen fog lamps
4.2" Full-Color Driver Information Center Display
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Premium I Equipment Group: Heated steering wheel, Rear Park Assist, 12-way power passenger seat with power lumbar, 120V power
outlet, Remote Vehicle Starter System, Universal Home Remote, Keyless Passive Entry/Push Button Start, chrome insert door handles
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Premium II Equipment Group: Navigation radio, Bose premium audio, rear seat thorax air bags, Bi-Xenon High-Intensity
Discharge headlamps
8" Reconfigurable Driver Information and Instrument Cluster Display
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GS Appearance features: GS front and rear fascias, body color lower rocker moldings, unique rear spoiler, GS pedals,
Sport front bucket seats, leather-wrapped 3-spoke Sport steering wheel
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Ultrasonic Front and Rear Parking Assist
IntelliLink radio with navigation
Memory features for power driver seat, outside mirrors and driver personalization (included with Lane Departure Warning)
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DRIVER CONFIDENCE PACKAGE I: Forward Collision Alert, Following Distance Indicator, Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert,
Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert (requires sunroof and memory seats)
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DRIVER CONFIDENCE PACKAGE II: Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Collision Preparation with Front Braking (requires Driver
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Power sunroof
2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine
2.4L 4-cylinder eAssist engine
6-speed manual transmission
Interactive Drive Control System (ICDS)
HiPer Strut front suspension
Continuously Variable Real-Time Damping
4-wheel disc antilock brakes with Brembo front brakes and Brake Assist
Dual stainless steel exhaust
Single exhaust with hidden tip
H-arm rear suspension
Haldex all-wheel drive with electronic Limited Slip Differential (eLSD)
Variable Assist Electric Power Steering (EPS)
17" aluminum wheels (RSB)
18" alloy wheels (PXR)
18" chrome alloy wheels (Q6Y)
19" alloy wheels (REH)
20" polished alloy wheels (RTJ) with summer-only tires
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The new Regal is more expressive with design refinements
that give it a more contemporary attitude and assertive looks.
These improvements complement its low, wide proportions
and create a Regal that looks as good as it performs.
•Sporty from every angle with sleek, sculpted body-side
details, an abbreviated rear deck and tucked-in body
panels. Refer to Regal Top Selling Features.
•Multi-dimensional black chrome waterfall grille. Refer to
Regal Top Selling Features.
•Jewel-like exterior lighting includes new standard halogen
headlamps that feature Buick signature lighting design cues
for a premium appearance.
•Bi-Xenon High-Intensity Discharge headlamps with new
LED Daytime Running Lamps provide enhanced lighting
capabilities versus conventional systems and include a
distinctive blue ring lens detail (standard Premium II, GS).
•Standard fog lamps complete the front fascia’s enhanced
design. (Excludes GS).
•LED tail lamps heighten Regal’s exterior style. Refer to
Regal Top Selling Features.
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•Chrome accents visually connect Regal’s new tail lamps,
outline its side windows and are used on Regal’s portholes
and door handles providing a premium look.
•Decklid with integrated spoiler contributes to Regal’s sportinjected styling and to its aerodynamic performance.
•Alloy wheel styles offered in one 17", two 18",
one 19" and one 20" give Regal a premium and
upscale appearance.
•Power-adjustable body-color heated mirrors are standard
and include integrated turn signals.
•GS-exclusive exterior appearance features suggest
advanced handling abilities with front fascia vertical air
intake slots, rear fascia-integrated dual trapezoidal exhaust
outlets in a satin metallic finish, rocker panel extensions,
Brembo front brakes and a rear spoiler extension.
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•Leather-appointed seats are standard and enhance luxury.
Regal’s redesigned interior features rich, finely tailored
elements executed in warm tones. Soft-touch materials
enhance the cabin environment and help Regal feel
contemporary and luxurious.
•Premium details like standard French seam stitching,
warm tones and soft-touch materials create an
inviting atmosphere.
•Heated front seats are standard and include three
temperature setting levels.
•Standard 12-way power driver seat including 4-way
power lumbar that enhances comfort.
•12-way power front passenger seat including 4-way
power lumbar (standard Premium I/Premium II/GS).
•Dynamic 4.2" Full-Color Driver Information Center
is standard. Refer to Regal Top Selling Features.
•Memory Package adds convenience and recalls two
driver presets for the 8-way power driver seat, outside
mirrors and driver personalization features (requires Driver
Confidence Package I; available on Premium II/GS.)
•Reconfigurable 8" Color Driver Information and
Cluster Display is exclusive to the GS. Refer to Regal
Top Selling Features.
•Standard leather-wrapped steering wheel includes
integrated audio, cruise and Driver Information Center
and Display controls.
•GS-exclusive interior features include Sport bucket seats,
sport pedals and a unique 3-spoke leather-wrapped
steering wheel. An Ebony interior—exclusive to the
GS —is offered with Soleil Keisel leather seats with
contrast stitching and Diamond Black décor with a
black headliner.
•Heated steering wheel is another luxurious touch (standard
Premium I/Premium II/GS).
•Driver door adds new power locking controls (if equipped)
and an internal trunk release.
•Dual-zone climate controls have new easy capacitive
touch operation, a “cat eye” shape and are framed in
chrome. Refer to Regal Top Selling Features.
•Tilt and telescopic steering column adjusts for optimal
driver comfort.
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•Passive Keyless Entry and Push Button Start use an
integrated key fob sensor instead of a traditional key
to unlock the doors, turn on interior lights and start the
vehicle even if the key fob is tucked away (standard
Premium I/Premium II/GS).
•Universal Home Remote with 3-channel programmable
opener (standard Premium I/Premium II/GS).
•Remote Vehicle Starter System starts the vehicle and
activates the climate control system and heated front
seats (standard Premium I/Premium II/GS excludes
manual transmission).
•RemoteLink Key Fob Services remotely unlocks doors,
activates horn and lights and remote starts Regal (if
equipped) using the OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App on
your smartphone. Services are provided for five years.
Learn more at onstar.com.
•Ultrasonic Front and Rear Parking Assist enhances driver
awareness at the front and rear of the vehicle during low
speed maneuvers (standard GS).
•Standard Rear Vision Camera. See Regal Top
Selling Features.
•Trunk cargo volume:
•60/40 split-folding rear seat with folding armrest and cup
holders adds convenience.
•Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist helps make drivers more
aware of the environment behind them during low-speed
reverse maneuvers. The system uses sensors in the rear
bumper to detect and then alert the driver about certain
stationary objects directly behind the vehicle (standard
Leather/Premium I/Premium II).
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–11.1 cu. ft. (eAssist).
–14.2 cu. ft. (Turbo).
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Connectivity
•Buick IntelliLink is standard on Regal. The system is
enhanced for 2014. Refer to Regal Top Selling Features.
Regal customers appreciate advanced technologies that
enhance their time behind the wheel. Regal’s seamless
connectivity provides access to a wide range of media
sources, makes phone pairing easy and includes advanced
voice recognition capabilities that help drivers connect with
their devices and entertainment choices more safely.
•Bluetooth for Phone and Music wirelessly connects
phones for hands-free operation and includes audio
streaming capability.
•Smartphone Voice Recognition Pass-Through connects
easily and conveniently to voice recognition features found
on many smartphones using IntelliLink’s microphone and
speakers. Refer to Regal Top Selling Features.
•USB port provides charging for portable devices. Regal’s
two USB ports are located in the center console. They play
back media from compatible devices including flash drives
and tethered music players, tablets and phones.
•Standard 120V 3-prong power outlet charges and
operates devices for added convenience (standard
Premium I/Premium II/GS).
•SD card slot plays back media from compatible SD cards.
The SD card slot is located in the center console.
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Entertainment
•Audio system: Regal radios include AM/FM/SiriusXM
and new for 2014, HD Radio. The audio system features
MP3 playback, a single-disc CD player, USB inputs, an
AUX input and an SD card reader.
–7-speaker system (standard Regal 1SL/Premium I 1SN).
•Bose premium 9-speaker audio system
provides outstanding performance
that’s tailored for Regal’s cabin
(standard Premium II/GS).
•SiriusXM services are fully integrated into Regal audio
systems and include a 3-month trial of the XM Premier
Package and Nav Traffic (if equipped with navigation).
Navigation
•Audio system with Navigation adds GPS navigation
with 3D mapping and advanced Points of Interest to the
IntelliLink system. IntelliLink allows navigation destinations
to be saved as Favorites presets (standard Premium II/GS;
available Premium I/ Regal 1SL).
•OnStar Directions & Connections Plan is standard for the
first 6 months. Learn more at onstar.com.
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•As you brake or coast, eAssist captures energy and stores
it in the advanced lithium ion battery pack for future use.
Engines
2.0 Turbo I4 Engine
Regal’s new standard 2.0L Turbo engine provides an
excellent balance of muscle and refinement. The new 2.0L
Turbo builds on its award-winning legacy with an 18%
horsepower increase and a greater feeling of on-demand
power. Refer to Top Selling Features.
•259 hp and 295 lb.-ft. of torque.
•eAssist uses the forward momentum of the vehicle to spin a
motor-generator to create electricity. As you brake, eAssist
captures energy in the advanced battery pack. The state-ofthe art lithium-ion 115V battery and 15kW electric motorgenerator work together to deliver 36 mpg highway and
provide up to 15 additional horsepower and 75 lb.-ft. of
torque when needed.
•eAssist also saves fuel by providing fuel cutoff when
coming to a stop and automatic engine shutoff when
Regal is stopped. The captured, recovered energy powers
the radio, climate control system and other accessories
whenever the engine operates in Auto Stop mode.
Turbocharger
Included with the 2.0L Turbo engine, features a twin-scroll
design. It’s been engineered to give Regal a feeling of
immediate response and delivers power across a broad
torque band.
•The turbocharger provides boost up to 24 psi.
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Ecotec 2.4L 4-Cylinder Engine with eAssist
This fuel-saving technology gives Regal excellent
fuel economy, without sacrificing response (available
FWD Premium I).
•182 hp and 172 lb.-ft. of torque
Regal’s dynamic driving experience competes with the
best import sport sedans in the midsize sport and compact
luxury segment. The new 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine is
standard and will appeal to Regal target customers who put
performance at the top of their “must have” lists.
•Boost is controlled electronically with a pressure-actuated
wastegate. Airflow is controlled with an electronic
bypass valve, enabling optimal performance,
throttle response and efficiency.
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Transmissions
Sophisticated, smooth-shifting 6-speed automatic
transmissions deliver optimal fuel economy with
excellent performance and minimal noise, vibration
and harshness levels.
•The standard automatic transmission includes Driver Shift
Control (Tap-Up/Tap-Down) clutchless shifting for the
sportiness of a manual transmission.
Spark Ignition Direct Injection (SIDI)
•SIDI creates more power from less fuel by injecting fuel
directly into the combustion chamber. This creates a higher
compression ratio that increases efficiency and horsepower
and reduces cold start emissions by up to 25%. SIDI is
included with both Regal engines. Regal’s standard Turbo
engine operates at higher boost with higher compression
that increases its output and efficiency.
•An available 6-speed manual transmission enhances the
sporty character of the GS.
•2014 EPA-estimated fuel economy:
–2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder (FWD): 21 city/30 highway mpg
(automatic transmission).
–2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder (FWD): 20 city/31 highway mpg
(manual transmission).
Variable Valve Timing
•Variable Valve Timing (VVT) is standard and helps both
Regal engines optimize engine breathing across the rpm
band. On Turbo models, VVT adjusts valve timing at
lower rpm for improved engine response and greater
torque delivery.
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–2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder (AWD): 19 city/27 highway mpg.
–2.4L 4-cylinder with eAssist: 25 city/36 highway mpg.
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•Rear suspension.
–Four-link independent rear suspension with hollow
stabilizer bar provides excellent ride characteristics even
on rough surfaces (standard FWD models).
Assertive, confident handing is an important reason to buy
for sport sedan customers. Regal’s suspensions and tuning
offer the dynamic handling characteristics that sport sedan
drivers want with the control and smooth ride quality Buick
drivers expect.
Regal GS adds features that give it more assertive
handling—the HiPer strut front suspension, Continuously
Variable Real-Time Damping with 3-mode Interactive
Drive Control, a lower ride height and standard 19"
and available 20" wheels.
–H-arm design provides enhanced isolation (standard
AWD models).
Handling
•Continuously Variable Real-Time Damping System
enhances suspension response, giving Regal GS more
agile handling.
–To ensure optimal handling, front and rear dampers
continuously vary damper characteristics and adjust
damping within milliseconds to adapt to varying road
surfaces. In Standard mode, the system reads the road
up to 500 times a second.
Suspensions
•4-wheel independent suspension gives Regal sporty
handling and response.
•Front suspension.
–MacPherson strut coil-over-spring design.
–The system also reduces pitching motion during braking
and body movements in curves and turns.
–Hollow direct-acting stabilizer bar.
–Standard and exclusive to Regal GS.
•HiPer Strut performance front suspension enhances ride
and handling by reducing torque steer. It offers more
linear and communicative steering through improved
camber control and improved impact isolation on bumps
and rough surfaces. HiPer strut also improves grip in dry
and wet conditions, giving you a direct feel of the road
(standard GS/AWD models).
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•Interactive Drive Control System is part of the Continuously
Variable Real-Time Damping Control System on Regal GS.
This 3-mode driver-selectable system enhances handling
performance by changing suspension, steering and
automatic transmission response.
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•Available Haldex all-wheel drive with eLSD optimizes
traction in all driving situations by distributing power to the
wheels with the most grip (available on Turbo models).
–If the front wheels lose traction, the AWD system can
send more than 90% of engine torque to the rear wheels
to help enhance grip.
–Standard, the default mode, has a balanced ride
optimized for all driving situations.
–Sport mode provides a level of performance between
Standard and GS mode.
–The eLSD adjusts the torque split between the
rear wheels to optimize vehicle stability and
cornering capability.
–GS mode is the most performance-oriented setting.
It increases damping levels to ensure ultimate wheel
control, reducing body roll for better agility. It
also heightens suspension, steering and automatic
transmission shifting response for more assertive
ride character.
–On Regal GS the AWD system supports performanceoriented driving by putting more torque to the rear
wheels when needed when Sport or GS driving modes
are selected on the Interactive Drive Control System.
The all-wheel drive system also enhances cornering
capability on the GS when GS mode is selected.
–Refer to Regal Top Selling Features.
•Electric Power Steering helps to save fuel by drawing
energy only when the wheels are turned.
•Electric Variable-Effort Power Steering helps to reduce
fuel and also offers more steering assist at lower speeds
and less assist at higher speeds (standard GS and
AWD models).
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Braking
•Standard 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and Brake Assist.
–Turbo rotors: 12.6" vented (front); 12.4" vented (rear).
–eAssist rotors: 11.7" vented (front); 11.5" solid (rear)
(eAssist Premium I).
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Wheels
•Regal offers five wheel designs. Standard alloy wheels
enhance Regal’s appearance. Refer to the Regal
Packaging Chart for wheel availability.
–17" alloy (RSB). Included with eAssist Premium I.
–18" alloy (PXR). Standard on Turbo models.
–GS rotors: 13.6" high-performance vented 4-piston
aluminum Brembo caliper (front); 12.4" vented single
piston (rear).
–18" alloy (Q6Y). Available on Turbo models.
–19" alloy (REH). Standard on GS.
•Brembo front calipers help to provide excellent
stopping power (GS only).
–20 polished alloy (RTJ) with summer-only tires.
Available on GS.
•StabiliTrak Stability Control with Traction Control is
standard. Refer to the safety section for details.
17" silver painted
alloy (RSB)
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alloy (PXR)
18" chrome
alloy (Q6Y)
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•4-channel Antilock Braking System (ABS) with
Brake Assist.
Regal’s excellent safety resumé includes safety that looks out
for you Before, During and After a crash. Like the new Buick
LaCrosse, Regal also offers a suite of safety technologies
that provide the most advanced protection Buick has ever
offered. Many of these features include visual and audible
alerts that help drivers quickly identify and react to potential
crash situations.
–ABS helps maintain steering control during hard braking
for confident control.
–Brake Assist provides additional help by measuring
the speed and force applied to the brake pedal, then
applying the ABS stopping threshold sooner to help
reduce stopping distances.
Safety Before
Regal’s new crash avoidance technologies are designed to:
•Daytime Running Lamps (DRLs) increase the vehicle’s
visibility to others.
•Help keep drivers aware of potential crash situations by
constantly monitoring the driving environment all around
the car.
•StabiliTrak Stability Control and Full-Function Traction
Control. If the system detects wheel slippage or if the
vehicle is not following the path being steered, StabiliTrak
applies the brakes and/or adjusts the throttle to keep the
vehicle on course.
•Communicate any potential danger to the driver in the best
way possible.
•Driver Confidence Package I (available Premium II/GS).
Refer to Regal Top Selling Features.
•Driver Confidence Package II (available Premium II/GS).
Refer to Top Selling Features.
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•Rear Vision Camera enhances the driver’s field vision and
displays an image of the area behind Regal in the center
stack display when it is shifted into “reverse.”
•Tire Pressure Monitoring System alerts the driver when
a tire is out of normal inflation range so that appropriate
action can be taken.
During
•6 standard air bags include dual-stage frontal,
front-seat mounted side-impact and head-curtain
side-impact air bags.
After
•OnStar Automatic Crash Response. In a crash, built-in
sensors can automatically alert an OnStar Advisor who is
immediately connected into your vehicle to see if you need
help sent to your exact location—even if you can’t say a
word. Learn more at onstar.com.
•Rear-thorax side-impact air bags provide protection for
occupants in the outboard rear seats (Premium II/GS).
•Front safety belts include pretensioners that cinch the belt
more tightly to help reduce forward movement during a
collision. Load-limiting retractors help manage forces on
the belt for added protection.
•OnStar services include Crisis Assist, emergency services
and stolen vehicle slowdown. Learn more at onstar.com.
•OnStar offers a full complement of safety and security
services. A standard 6-month OnStar Directions &
Connections service plan that includes OnStar Safety and
Security features is included with the 2014 Regal.
•Head restraints help reduce the risk of neck injury.
Front head restraints are adjustable two ways.
•High-strength steel creates a strong safety cage to help
protect occupants.
Security
•PASS-key III theft deterrent system with immobilizer
is standard.
•LATCH child safety seat attachments are included for all
three rear seat positions.
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When your customers need to personalize their vehicle, improve their comfort level, add convenience, and compliment their
style, look no further than Buick Accessories. They are factory-tested and engineered for each vehicle and are backed by a
12-month warranty for Manufacturer defects.
Floor Mats – Front and Rear
Premium All Weather
These mats complement the interior with the hard-working
functionality of these Premium All Weather Floor Mats.
Precision-designed for a perfect fit. The ribbed surface
collects rain, mud, snow and other debris for easy cleaning.
Floor Mat – Cargo Area
Premium All Weather
The Premium All-Weather Cargo Area Floor Mat fits the floor
of the vehicle exactly. Its deep-ribbed pattern collects rain,
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Torque (lb.-ft.) @ rpm
Variable Valve Timing
Direct Injection
Transmission
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Regal (1SL), Premium I (1SN), Premium II (1SP), GS (1SX)
Ecotec 2.4L DOHC DI VVT I4 with eAssist
182 @ 6700
172 @4900
2.0L DOHC DI VVT Turbo I4
259 @ 5300
295 @ 3000-4000; 295 @ 2500-4000 (GS)
Hydra-Matic 6T70 6-speed automatic with Driver Shift Control (S);
6-speed manual (A GS)
2.77
21/30 (FWD automatic)
20/31 (FWD manual)
19/27 (AWD)
Premium (not required)
18.0
Hydra-Matic 6T40 6-speed automatic with Driver Shift Control (S)
2.64
25/36
Recommended fuel
Fuel tank capacity (gal.)
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Drivetrain
Wheelbase
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Continuously Variable Real-Time Damping
Interactive Drive Control System
Rear Limited-Slip Differential
Regular
15.8
Tires
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Fuel economy city/hwy (mpg)
Stability Control System
Steering
Turning circle (ft.)
Wheels
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S
S
Final drive ratio
Brakes, front/rear
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FWD
FWD (S); AWD (A)
107.8
Independent MacPherson strut-type (S); HiPer strut (GS, AWD)
Independent 4-link (S); H-arm (AWD)
–; S (GS)
–; S (GS)
A (Included with AWD)
4-wheel disc with ABS; 12.6" vented/12.4" vented;
4-wheel disc with ABS; 11.7" vented/11.5" solid
13.6" vented Brembo/12.4" vented (GS)
StabiliTrak with Traction Control
Electric
Electric; Electric variable assist (GS, AWD)
38.1
38.1
17" (S)
18" (S); 18" (A); 19" (S GS); 20" (A GS)
P235/50R18 all-season (S); P245/40R19 all-season (S GS);
P235/50R17 low-rolling resistance all-season (S)
P255/35R20 summer-only (A GS)
capacities
Seating capacity
Trunk (cu. ft.)
Overall length (in.)
Overall height (in.)
Curb weight (lbs.)
For a more extensive list of specifications, visit buick.com
Independent MacPherson strut-type
Independent 4-link
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5
11.1
14.2
190.2
58.4
3600 (estimated)
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3671 (estimated); 3710 (GS)
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Passive Entry/
Push Button Start
Simplified Center
Stack Controls
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist/
Rear Vision camera
Automatic Collision Preparation
with Front Automatic Braking
Forward Collision Alert
Adaptive Cruise Control
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Buick Regal GS AWD
w/ Driver Confidence
Packages I & II
3 = Regal Wins
$44,505
MSRP
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
2-zone
Automatic HVAC
S
Remote vehicle starter system
S
Passive entry/Push button start
12-way (8 + 4-way lumbar)
Power front seats
S
Leather-appointed seats
S
Heated front seats/steering wheel
A
Memory seat/mirrors
S
Split-folding rear seat
S
Auto-dimming interior mirror
•
Alloy pedals
• (front & rear)
Parking Assist
Rear spoiler
Reconfigurable Information
Display and Instrument Cluster
Sunroof
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Wheelbase (in.)
Length/Width/Height (in.)
•
$49,945
3
3
3
3-zone
S
S
12-way (8 + 4-way driver lumbar)
S
S
S
S
S
–
S (rear only)
–
S
107.8
190.2/73.1/58.0
110.6
185.1/71.9/56.2
14.2
38.8/36.8
56.7/54.4
55.4/52.3
42.1/37.3
– = Not available
Audi A4 AWD Prestige
w/ Driver Assist Package
& Sport Package
A
Cargo volume (cu. ft.)
Head room, front, rear (in.)
Shoulder room, front, rear (in.)
Hip room, front, rear (in.)
Leg room, front, rear (in.)
• = Included with package
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62.4/62.5
3981
96.9
A = Available
accessories
S (8")
Track, front/rear (in.)
Curb weight (lbs.)
Passenger volume (cu. ft.)
S = Standard
Top selling Features
3
3
61.6/61.1
3693
91.0
3
3
12.4
38.0/37.5
55.5/54.3
NP/NP
41.3/35.2
3
3
NP = Not published
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•Easier to park. Buick Regal GS includes
Front and Rear Park Assist and a standard
rear vision camera. Front Park Assist is not
available on Audi A4.
•Greater cargo and fuel capacity. Buick
Regal GS has greater trunk space than the
Audi A4 (14.2 vs. 12.4 cubic feet) and
holds more fuel (18.0 vs. 16.1 gallons).
Regal’s larger fuel tank capacity gives it
a greater driving range than the Audi A4
(486.0 vs. 466.9 miles).
•Superior displays. Buick Regal GS features
an 8" Reconfigurable Driver Information
Display and instrument cluster that permits
drivers to display the and interact with
audio, phone, navigation and vehicle
information. Reconfigurable displays
are not available with Audi A4.
•Sporty features. Alloy pedals and a rear
spoiler are both standard on Regal GS.
These features are not available on
Audi A4.
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TECHNOLOGY/INFOTAINMENT
Telematics system
Built-in hands-free calling (without
the need for a cell phone)
Smartphone remote features:
doors, horn, lights, remote start
Infotainment system
Infotainment screen size
OnStar
3
Audi Connect
S (requires purchase
of hands-free minutes)
3
–
S (RemoteLink)
3
–
Next Gen Buick Intellilink
with navigation, CD player
and Bose Premium 9-speaker
sound system
8"
Navigation system
S
Natural Language Recognition
S
Touch screen
S
Gesture recognition
S
Embedded apps
USB port
SD Card Slot
Satellite radio
Bluetooth (phone & data)
3
S
S (2)
3
S
S (3 months included)
S
S
AC power outlet
S
Gracenote Music Library Database
S
Real Time Traffic and Weather
Import Phone Contacts
S
S
Customization Home Page Icon
S
60
Voice commands only
3
3
3
S (Pandora)
Voice recognition pass-through
Number of Favorite Saved Settings
3
Audi MMI (Multi Media
Interface) Navigation Plus
System, Bang & Olufsen 14
speaker sound system
7"
–
–
S (Google Earth, Local Search)
– (Media Device Interface
w/ iPod cable only)
–
S (3 months included)
S
–
3
3
3
–
–
S
S
–
3
3
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How Things Work
interior
infotainment
competitive comparison
•More convenience with OnStar RemoteLink.
OnStar RemoteLink is standard and allows
Regal GS owners to remotely check vehicle
diagnostics, lock/unlock their doors, start
their vehicle and do much more from
anywhere they have mobile phone service.
The Audi A4 does not offer anything
comparable to RemoteLink.
•Superior connectivity and personalization.
Regal GS comes standard with the nextgeneration Buick IntelliLink system which
includes gesture recognition, Natural
Language Recognition and Smartphone
Voice Recognition Pass-Through. These
features are not offered on the Audi A4.
•Standard USB Ports and SD Card Slot.
The Regal GS infotainment system includes
two standard USB ports and a standard
SD card reader that seamlessly integrates
brought-in media to Regal’s audio system.
The Audi A4 does not offer USB or SD
card reader.
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powertrain
ride & handling
3 = Regal Wins
POWER & PERFORMANCE
Standard Engine
Horsepower @ rpm
marketing highlights
safety & security
2.0L DOHC Turbo 4-cylinder
259 @ 5300
2.0L DOHC Turbo 4-cylinder
220 @ 4450
Maximum range (miles)
486.0
Suspension Mode Selectivity
Disc brakes, front/rear
EBD/Brake Assist
Stability/Traction Control
Electronic limited-slip
differential
Std. wheel diameter
Opt. wheel diameter
3
3
258 @ 1500
Direct
S
6.2
Premium (required)
20/29
8-speed Tiptronic
dual clutch auto
16.1
3
6-speed auto
18.0
S (OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics)
Electric variable-assist
38.1
Ind. HiPer strut
Ind. 4-link H-arm
•
3-mode Interactive
Drive Control
Brembo Vented
front/solid rear
S
S
3
3
3
466.9
–
Electric variable-assist
37.7
Ind. 5-link
3
3
3
Ind. trapezoidal-link
–
4-mode Drive Select System
Vented front/solid rear
3
S
S
•
19"
20"
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SpecIFICATIONs
Audi A4 AWD Prestige
w/ Driver Assist Package
& Sport Package
295 @ 2500
Direct
S
6.8
Premium (recommended)
19/27
Suspension, rear
Continuously Variable
Real-Time Damping
accessories
Buick Regal GS AWD
w/ Driver Confidence
Packages I & II
Torque (lb.-ft.) @ rpm
Fuel injection
Variable Valve Timing
0-60 mph (seconds)
Recommended fuel
Fuel economy, city/hwy
Transmission w/manual
gear selection
Fuel tank capacity (gal.)
Vehicle Diagnostics
CHASSIS & SUSPENSION
Rack-and-pinion steering
Turning diameter, (ft)
Suspension, front
Top selling Features
exterior
How Things Work
interior
infotainment
competitive comparison
•More power. The Regal GS four-cylinder
turbo engine puts out 39 more horsepower
and 37 more lb.-ft. of torque than the Audi
A4 turbo four-cylinder engine.
•Better handling. The Regal GS includes the
HiPer Strut front suspension that provides
more assertive handling, the Continuously
Real-Time Damping Suspension that
responds to road inputs in milliseconds
and standard 19" wheels. The Audi A4
does not offer these enhanced handling
features. The A4 rides on smaller standard
18" wheels. Unlike Regal GS, 19" wheels
are optional on the Audi and 20" wheels
are not available.
•Better Brakes. Both Regal GS and Audi A4
have ventilated front disc/solid rear disc
brakes. However, the Regal GS brakes
are supplied by Brembo, the undisputed
leader in the braking systems.
S
18"
3
3
19"
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Top selling Features
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SpecIFICATIONs
Buick Regal GS AWD
w/ Driver Confidence
Packages I & II
Audi A4 AWD Prestige
w/ Driver Assist Package
& Sport Package
Rear Vision Camera
6 std. + 2 opt. rear
thorax air bags
S
6 std. + 2 opt. rear
thorax air bags
S
Side Blind Zone Alert
•
Lane Change Alert
•
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
•
HID Headlamps
S
Lane Departure Warning
•
Forward Collision Alert
Automatic Collision Preparation
with Front Braking
Adaptive Cruise Control
•
Following Distance Indicator
•
Tire Pressure Monitor System
Automatic Crash Notification via
telematics system
Stolen Vehicle Slowdown and Ignition
Block Notification via telematics system
Remote Vehicle Diagnostics Smartphone
App Notification via telematics system
Diagnostics on demand Notification
via telematics system
WARRANTY/ASSISTANCE (years/miles)
Bumper-to-bumper
S
4/50,000
Powertrain
6/70,000
3 = Regal Wins
SAFETY FEATURES
Number of air bags
•
S
S (Side Assist)
3
–
S
3
3
3
•
–
–
–
S
3
–
S
S
3
–
S
3
–
S
3
–
S
3
–
No-Charge Scheduled Maintenance
2/24,000
Roadside assistance
6/70,0001
Standard courtesy transportation
6/70,000
Roadside Assistance duration is extended for as
long as the customer is an active OnStar subscriber.
3
4/50,000
3
3
3
3
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1/5,000
4/unlimited
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How Things Work
interior
infotainment
competitive comparison
• Superior crash avoidance features. A4
lacks Forward Collision Alert and Automatic
Collision Preparation with Front Braking.
It also doesn’t offer Rear Cross Traffic Alert
or Lane Departure Warning.
• More Security. The Audi A4 does not offer
comparable features like OnStar’s Stolen
Vehicle Slowdown or Ignition Block.
• Superior safety after an accident. OnStar’s
Automatic Crash Response is standard on
Buick Regal. Audi A4 does not offer an
equivalent feature.
• More peace of mind. Regal has a longer
Powertrain Warranty. Regal owners also
receive two more years of Roadside
Assistance and standard Courtesy
Transportation coverage. Courtesy
Transportation is not offered with Audi A4.
• Longer Complimentary Scheduled
Maintenance. Regal owners have two
years/24,000-miles of complimentary
scheduled maintenance. The A4’s
complimentary scheduled maintenance
is only 1 year/5000-miles.
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MSRP
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Automatic HVAC
Remote vehicle starter system
Passive entry/Push button start
Power front seats
Leather-appointed seats
Heated front seats
Heated steering wheel
Memory seat/mirrors
Split-folding rear seat
Auto-dimming interior mirror
Alloy pedals
Parking Assist
Rear spoiler
Reconfigurable Information
Display and Instrument Cluster
Sunroof
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Wheelbase (in.)
Length/width/height (in.)
Track, front/rear (in.)
Curb weight (lbs.)
Passenger volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo volume (cu. ft.)
Head room, front, rear (in.)
Shoulder room, front, rear (in.)
Hip room, front, rear (in.)
Leg room, front, rear (in.)
marketing highlights
safety & security
Top selling Features
accessories
SpecIFICATIONs
Buick Regal GS AWD
w/ Driver Confidence
Packages I & II
2014 Volkswagen CC V6 AWD
Executive 4MOTION
$44,505
$43,310
2-zone
S
S
2-zone
S
S
12-way (8 + 4-way driver
lumbar) with driver massage
S
S (includes ventilation)
–
S
S (with pass-through)
S
–
S (front & rear)
A
12-way (8 + 4-way lumbar)
S
S
S
A
S
S
•
• (front & rear)
•
S
3
3
3
3
–
A
107.8
190.2/73.1/58.0
62.4/62.5
3981
96.9
14.2
38.8/36.8
56.7/54.4
55.4/52.3
42.1/37.3
S
106.8
188.1/73.0/55.8
61.1/61.4
3851
93.6
13.2
37.4/36.6
56.0/54.7
NP/NP
41.6/37.3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
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infotainment
competitive comparison
•More comfort and luxury. Buick Regal
has a larger interior than Volkswagen CC.
In addition, a heated steering wheel is
standard on Buick Regal GS. This feature is
not available on Volkswagen CC.
•Sporty features. A rear spoiler and alloy
pedals are standard on Buick Regal GS.
A rear spoiler is an extra-cost option with
Volkswagen CC and alloy pedals are not
available at all.
•Greater cargo capacity. Buick Regal GS has
greater trunk space than the Volkswagen
CC (14.2 vs. 13.2 cubic feet).
•Superior displays. Buick Regal GS features
an 8" Reconfigurable Driver Information
Display and instrument cluster that permits
drivers to display the interact with audio,
phone, navigation and vehicle information.
Reconfigurable displays are not available
with Volkswagen CC .
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TECHNOLOGY/INFOTAINMENT
Telematics system
Built-in hands-free calling (without
the need for a cell phone)
Smartphone remote features:
doors, horn, lights
Smartphone remote features:
remote start
Infotainment system that
links with smartphone
Infotainment screen size
marketing highlights
Top selling Features
safety & security
accessories
Buick Regal GS AWD
w/ Driver Confidence
Packages I & II
OnStar
S (requires purchase of
hands-free minutes)
Next Gen Buick Intellilink
with navigation, CD player
and Bose Premium 9-speaker
sound system
8"
SpecIFICATIONs
2014 Volkswagen CC V6
AWD Executive 4MOTION
Car-Net
3
3
–
S (RemoteLink)
S (RemoteLink)
S (Car-Net)
3
–
3
Dynaudio premium sound
system, navigation, 30GB hard
drive, 10 high-end speakers
3
6.5"
Navigation system
S
S
Touch screen
Natural Language Recognition
S
S
S
Voice commands only
Gesture recognition
S
Embedded apps
USB port
SD Card Slot
Satellite radio
Bluetooth (phone & data)
S (Pandora)
S (2)
S
S (3 months included)
S
Voice recognition pass-through
S
AC power outlet
S
Gracenote Music Library Database
S
Real Time Traffic and Weather
Import Phone Contacts
Customization Home Page Icons
S
S
S
Number of Favorite Saved Settings
60
packaging guide
3
3
3
3
–
–
– (Media Device Interface
w/ iPod cable only)
S
S (3 months included)
S (phone only)
3
3
3
3
3
–
–
–
–
S
–
3
3
exterior
How Things Work
interior
infotainment
competitive comparison
• More advanced Infotainment system.
The Regal GS next-generation Buick
Intellilink system includes features and
capabilities the CC does not offer like
a larger display, gesture recognition
and natural Voice Recognition and
Smartphone Recognition Pass-Through.
• Standard USB Ports and SD Card Slot. The
Regal GS infotainment system includes two
standard USB ports and a standard SD
card reader. The Volkswagen CC does not
include a USB port and makes due with an
SD card slot and a less convenient media
device interface cable only.
• More Entertainment Options. The Regal
infotainment system supports an embedded
app for Pandora. The CC infotainment
system doesn’t support any embedded apps.
• More convenience with OnStar RemoteLink.
The Regal OnStar RemoteLink system is more
comprehensive and includes features not
offered with the VW app including remote
start and remote vehicle diagnostics check.
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ride & handling
3 = Regal Wins
POWER & PERFORMANCE
Standard Engine
Horsepower @ rpm
Torque (lb.-ft.) @ rpm
Fuel injection
Variable Valve Timing
0-60 mph (seconds)
Recommended fuel
Fuel economy, city/hwy
Transmission w/manual
gear selection
Fuel tank capacity (gal.)
Maximum range (miles)
Vehicle Diagnostics
CHASSIS & SUSPENSION
Rack-and-pinion steering
Turning diameter, (ft)
Suspension, front
Suspension, rear
Continuously Variable
Real-Time Damping
Suspension Mode Selectivity
Disc brakes, front/rear
EBD/Brake Assist
Stability/Traction Control
Electronic limited-slip
differential
Std. wheel diameter
Opt. wheel diameter
marketing highlights
safety & security
Top selling Features
accessories
SpecIFICATIONs
Buick Regal GS AWD
w/ Driver Confidence
Packages I & II
2014 Volkswagen CC V6
AWD Executive 4MOTION
2.0L DOHC Turbo 4-cylinder
259 @ 5300
295 @ 2500
Direct
S
6.8
Premium (recommended)
19/27
3.6L DOHC V6
280 @ 6200
265 @ 2750
Direct
S
6.2 (est.)
Premium (recommended)
17/25
3
3
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6-speed auto
6-speed auto
18.0
486.0
S (OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics)
18.5
462.5
S (Car-Net Vehicle Diagnostics)
Electric variable-assist
38.1
Ind. HiPer strut
Ind. 4-link H-arm
•
3-mode Interactive
Drive Control
Brembo Vented
front/solid rear
S
S
3
Electric variable-assist
37.4
Ind. strut
3
3
3
Ind. multilink
–
3
–
3
Vented front/vented rear
S
S
•
19"
20"
S
exterior
How Things Work
interior
infotainment
competitive comparison
•More torque. Regal GS puts out 30
more lb.-ft. of torque (295 vs. 265) than
Volkswagen CC.
•Better fuel economy. Regal GS Turbo
AWD has superior fuel economy for both
city and highway driving (19/27 vs.
17/25 mpg).
•Better handling. The Regal GS includes
the HiPer Strut front suspension that
provides more assertive handling,
the Continuously Real-Time Damping
Suspension that responds to road inputs
in milliseconds and standard 19" wheels.
The Volkswagen CC does not offer these
enhanced handling features and rides on
smaller standard 18" wheels.
•Advanced Sport Handling. Regal GS
features 3-mode Interactive Drive Control
that allows the driver to adjust suspension
and steering response for enhanced
ride and handling. The Volkswagen CC
suspension has no comparable feature.
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marketing highlights
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SAFETY FEATURES
Top selling Features
safety & security
accessories
Buick Regal GS AWD
w/ Driver Confidence
Packages I & II
Rear Vision Camera
Side Blind Zone Alert
•
Lane Change Alert
•
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
•
HID Headlamps
S
Lane Departure Warning
•
Forward Collision Alert
Automatic Collision Preparation
with Front Braking
Adaptive Cruise Control
•
Following Distance Indicator
•
Tire Pressure Monitor System
Automatic Crash Notification
via telematics system
Stolen Vehicle Slowdown and Ignition
Block Notification via telematics system
Remote Vehicle Diagnostics Smartphone
App Notification via telematics system
Diagnostics on demand Notification via
telematics system
WARRANTY/ASSISTANCE (years/miles)
Bumper-to-bumper
S
S
S
S
Powertrain
6/70,000
No-Charge Scheduled Maintenance
2/24,000
Roadside assistance
6/70,000
Standard courtesy transportation
6/70,000
Roadside Assistance duration is extended for as
long as the customer is an active OnStar subscriber.
SpecIFICATIONs
2014 Volkswagen CC V6
AWD Executive 4MOTION
6 std. + 2 opt. rear
thorax air bags
S
Number of air bags
6
3
S
–
3
3
3
–
–
S
–
3
3
3
3
3
•
•
–
–
–
–
S
3
–
S
3
–
S
3
– (Car-Net vehicle diagnostics
by monthly e-mail only)
4/50,000
3
3
3
3
3
1
packaging guide
3/36,000
5/60,000
exterior
How Things Work
interior
infotainment
competitive comparison
•Superior crash avoidance features. The
Driver Confidence Packages offered on
Regal include Side Blind Zone Alert with
Lane Change Alert, Rear Cross-traffic Alert,
Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision
Alert, Automatic Collision Preparation,
Adaptive Cruise Control and Following
Distance Indicator. None of these important
safety features are available on Volkswagen
CC at any cost.
•More Security. The Volkswagen CC does
not offer features comparable to OnStar
Stolen Vehicle Slowdown or Ignition Block.
•More peace of mind. Regal provides
outstanding ownership coverage with a
longer bumper-to-bumper warranty and a
longer powertrain warranty. Regal owners
also receive longer Roadside Assistance and
standard Courtesy Transportation coverage.
Courtesy Transportation is not offered with
Volkswagen CC.
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3/36,000
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