2014 Buick Regal Gets Updated Inside and Out

2013 New York Auto Show


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2013 New York Auto Show

Just the Facts:
  • The face-lifted 2014 Buick Regal, which debuted on Tuesday at the 2013 New York Auto Show, gets interior and exterior tweaks.
  • The 2014 Buick Regal GS gets a new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 11 horsepower less than the Ecotec 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine in the 2013 Buick Regal GS.
  • A Buick spokesman told Edmunds that "all of our numbers indicate consumers won't see any difference in performance" and that the new engine is designed to help boost fuel economy in the Regal GS and Regal Turbo.

NEW YORK — The face-lifted 2014 Buick Regal, which debuted on Tuesday at the 2013 New York Auto Show, gets interior and exterior tweaks.

The 2014 Regal goes on sale in the fall. Pricing will be announced later this year.

The 2014 Buick Regal GS gets a new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 11 horsepower less than the Ecotec 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine in the 2013 Buick Regal GS. The engine is standard in the 2014 Regal GS and Regal Turbo. It delivers an estimated 259 hp versus 270 hp in the 2013 Regal GS.

Nick Richards, a Buick spokesman told Edmunds that "all of our numbers indicate consumers won't see any difference in performance" and that the new engine is designed to help boost fuel economy in the Regal GS. He said all 2014 Regal horsepower numbers are "estimates."

"It's more fuel efficient," Richards said of the 2014 Regal GS's engine. "It's a more refined engine."

He said fuel economy estimates are not yet available on the 2014 Regal lineup.

The 2013 Buick Regal with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a six-speed manual transmission returns 20 mpg in city driving and 32 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

The 2014 Regal eAssist with so-called "light electrification technology" gets the carryover 182-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. Six-speed automatic transmissions are matched with both engines in the 2014 Regal and a six-speed manual is optional in the Regal GS.

The 2014 Regal GS gets Buick's Interactive Drive Control system, which allows the driver to select different drive modes — including the GS mode, which increases steering efforts for more direct feedback to the driver.

The Regal GS features a lowered ride height and 19-inch aluminum wheels.

The 2014 Regal gets new front and rear styling, along with wing-shape LED daytime running lights and LED taillights. The cabin gets a redesigned instrument panel and a new two-tone leather combination.

The Buick Regal takes aim at the Acura TSX, Volkswagen CC, Volvo S60 and Audi A4.

Edmunds says: The horsepower numbers may be going down in the 2014 Regal GS and Regal Turbo, but the fuel economy numbers may be going up.

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