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Toyota4Me writes:
2012 Buick Regal Premium 3 Turbo Review
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Pros

Great curb appeal - but the car's beauty ends there.

Cons

Very rough ride with 19' wheels; FWD torque steer; very uncomfortable rear seating;  turbo hesitation can be unnerving when quick acceleration is required; blind spots created by high headrests; never achieved best estimates for fuel economy, always at low-end

Toyota4Me
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2012 Buick Regal - Premium 3 Turbo — With the supposed improvements in American automaker products, I decided to purchase a 2012 Buick Regal Premium Turbo 3...and quickly experienced buyer's remorse. The car was initially beautiful to look at...stylish and contemporary, appearing more expensive than it was. But the love affair quickly ended. My main annoyance, the often unresponsive/ hesitant turbo, left me feeling very anxious when having to overtake another car or enter any of the typically busy New York area expressways and parkways. The jarring, busy ride resulting from the optional 19" wheels, made the already poorly maintained local highways feel that much worse. Riders in the back seat often questioned if the car was meant to carry adults. And the overall fuel economy never achieved the high end of the estimate scale - in fact, it never even came close. I had simply looked for an affordable, comfortable car that offered respectable gas mileage, but that's not what I experienced. After a short 8 months I decided to cut my losses and went back to Toyota, a brand that had served me well for more than 20 years and I am driving happy once again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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HansumD writes:
2012 Buick Regal GS Turbo Review
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Decent power from a four cylinder engine, great handling minimum understeer, great reliability, stylish

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Gas mileage not that great, missing some major luxuries for a top of the line vehicle i.e. backup camera, heated steering wheel, cooled seats, Very high priced compared to similar vehicles with more features

HansumD
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Pretty Good Overall Car — I bought this car with great anticipation, although I do thoroughly like this car and would recommend Buick as a great car company, I do not LOVE this vehicle. The newer models are AWD and this is front wheel. It would have made more sense to make the GS model in rear wheel. Also it is very pricey with less options. The major flaw out of all the amenities is the lack of a back up camera. The car has great handling and very little understeer.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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GDVBR8N writes:
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Reasonably priced, has all the bells and whistles, performs like a 60K sports sedan, great looking, the car is not common - like bimmers.

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FWD is a little torquey.

GDVBR8N
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An American Sports Sedan (made In Germany) At A Reasonable Price — Essentially, the car is a high performance sports sedan at a very reasonable price.. The amy magazines that reviewed the car all gave it glowing reviews, and the car deserves them all. AAlso, and very importantly, it is a ball to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2014 Buick Regal Reviews

Night Rider By BecsGS

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2013 Buick Regal Reviews

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2011 Buick Regal Reviews

Sassy By ladydonley

I fell in love at first sight; I get many looks and compliments on the car. It is classy and functional as a commuter vehicle as well as reliable for road trips. Love the heated seats in winter. Wi... Read More

Great Mid Size Car To Drive. By 2035JAKE

Nice looking, handles real well and the turbo engine is quick and smooth. Has all the bells and whistles on the standard model........so far, 7K miles, its a gerat car to drive.....CXL Turbo-TO3. Ga... Read More

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2004 Buick Regal Reviews

It Was A Gs Not Ls By DavidH25

Stolen from my driveway on 1/13/2013 But I am not removing this post, will change to past tense "owned", ..I inherited this car, in October 2012 when my Dad, at 92, decided to quit driving so he gav... Read More

Love This Car By valleypearl

Great car, handles well, acceleration fast. Found this car to be comperable to Nissen I owned before as far as gas and maintenance. This is the third Buick I have owned...will definitely stick with ... Read More

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2003 Buick Regal Reviews

2003 Buick Regal Gs (3.8l V6) By Francois

This is the Camry of North American cars. Just a size bigger and little bit less fuel efficient. This car is the most reliable of the Buick line and Buick is the most reliable brand from the North Ame... Read More

Best All Around Buick By Moxy

Performance is lively in every respect. The drivetrain is as close to bullet proof as they come. Build quality is quite good. The exterior is on the "classy bland" side, interior is relatively well la... Read More

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