This car had the 3.1-Liter V-6. That
gave it enough power to briefly chirp
the front tires under hard
acceleration, but highway passing
response is sluggish. Automatic was
blissfully smooth. 4-wheel-disc brakes
seemed no better than a disc/drum
setup, mushy pedal feel. Strange dash
had tiny gauges spread nearly halfway
across the cabin. Fake wood looked
fake. Quiet at lower speeds, but
highway noise borders on excessive.
Ride is supple, but floats and wallows
far too much for a modern car.
Rear seat is way too low and way too
soft for comfort, Buick needs to
rethink that next time (I haven't
driven the current Regal yet). Floaty
suspension should require anti-nausea
medication be dispensed prior to
passengers boarding for trips of any
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