1996 Buick Regal Consumer Review: Not a car to recommend
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1996 Buick Regal - Consumer Review

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1996 Buick Regal Custom 4dr Sedan

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I made a huge mistake in this purchase. I used to work for Buick and felt some loyalty. However, this is a disaster car. Brakes needed replacement within the first 100 miles. And after replacement, the brakes are so soft to operate, versus other cars, I am constantly worrying that the car won't stop. Rear end sounds loose and engine light won't go off (the dealer said they corrected it but did not). The interior is worse in class by a wide margin. Seats are terrible, and there is no cup holders. The heater/A/C controls were designed by a total idiot, and very hard to operate. The radio confounds everyone who trys to use it. The door storage is a waste for all the good they do.

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The exterior design leaves you cold and the interior is a complete disaster from a functional standpoint and styling. Buick engineers blew it on this baby. You must have cup holders in modern cars. You must be able to operate the controls.
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