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1986 Buick Regal Limited Coupe Review
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Classic — Classic muscle car; with some T.L.C it will be a beauty. A diamond in the rough. 1986 Buick Regal Limited 2 door coupe in need of some work done. But so far nothing major. Impressive for a vehicle of it's age.

Pros: powerful heavier built vehicle.  

Cons: being a classic car it is of course in need of some $ put into it.

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1986 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe Review
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Great First Vehicle For A Kid. — This was a great first car to own. As a kid I had the best car in the school lot. It was a beauty. Classic lines and sleek styling made this car slightly sexy. The downside to this coupe is the large steel doors would freeze in the winter, and the windows had no frames, so driving on the highway at speeds over 50 would result in the glass bending outward.

Pros: Sturdy construction, steel bumpers

Cons: rear wheel drive, v8 gas guzzler, and door issues.

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1986 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe Review
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Good Sporty Looking Car For A Usually Low Price. — 3.8 V6 was strong built motor, plenty of power and decent gas mileage. Lots of interior room, even with front seats almost all the way back. Car was big but still fun to drive. Plenty of trunk space, lots of room underhood to work on the engine.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Awesome styling, excellent sound and performance.

Cons: Plastic around grille and bumpers tends to break easily.

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1986 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe Review
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Best Car Ever Most Cleanest Car And The Car I Paid More Attention To Then Life It Self — hooodddeeesssst carr ever i had tint windows red 2door carr a cd player ac what else so many people wanted and wanted to pay 10,000 for it i loved that car.best car ever in my life . i will miss that car

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: well before nice ride smooth everything orig.

Cons: its tottaled and sold

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1986 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe Review
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86 Buick Regal Limited — I know some ppl thinking I'm crazy bout this choice but this was to be my project car...nothing big like 26" rims or nothing just wanted to bring it back to original condition, maybe some exhaust pipe upgrade and possibly a new crate motor if I ever got that far. Anyway the car was dependable never left me stranded unless I ran out of gas. Previous owner garaged it a few years till he saw my trade offer for my Maxima that needed work. Drove the car to SC from NY that year with no issues, cruising at 80-85+ and it drives....well pretty much like a Buick. Suprisingly the car is very powerful...in a towing type of way. My friends car got stuck in College point and I pushed his Altima all the way to Ozone Park (about 10 miles) doing 40MPH never lost a breath LOL

Pros: Body style, 5.0 Olds V8

Cons: No Temp gauge, Accuracy of the fuel needle would never really tell when u really really have to get gas, or lack of low fuel warning. Basically at half tank, refuel the car

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1986 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe Review
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Regal With Turbo V6 — well, you either love these cars or you don't realize they exist. If you have the turbo V6, you are impressed by the performance, but it isn't a super car (in unmodified form), but I definitely enjoy driving it! Well, we are talking about a 20 year old car, there willl be issues one way or another, but all Buick owners agree that this car is best bang for the buck!

Pros: not a "belly button" car...

Cons: hard to find parts

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1986 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe Review
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33mpg And Smoke The Tires At 30mph! — A 3500 lb car is not supposed to smoke the tires at 30 mph with a 3.8l engine, but this one puts you back in the seat like the big blocks of 1970. Fantastic accleration from a dead stop although you usually had to backpedal to keep from lighting up the Goodyear Eagles. Plan your stops early because the disc/drum brakes and gobs of understeer remind you that this is a straight line hauler and not a sports car. 0-60 times with 4 adults were under 8 secs!.....and with T-roof or climate control A/C make the shortcomings well worth it.

Pros: Great styling and bullet-like acceleration

Cons: Unequal A-arms and coils in rear remind you of its heritage

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1986 Buick Regal 2-Door Coupe Review
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Regal T Types Are Amazing Cars! — Many Luxury Items were available and all of them work well. These cars are solid and can take whatever abuse is thrown at them. The performance is outstanding, the Buick Turbo 6 is a very well-engineered engine, very tuneable and it has lots of potential. The suspension setup is great having all the best of the G body parts plus quick ratio steering and some heavy dudty sway bars.

Pros: Amazing performace in a "normal" looking package. A wolf in sheeps clothing.

Cons: Braking, the powerbooster brakes of the turbo regals could be alot better. I would recommend converting to a vaccuum opreated setup.

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Reviews From Other Years

2013 Buick Regal Reviews

Great Looking Car.... By glene319

no rear view camera. otherwise great. Turbo charged 4 cyl is surprising, very powerful. runs great.I traded in a Cadillac SRX, and will return to a Cadillac on next purchase. I truly like this car... Read More

Test Drive Of The Buick Regal Gs 6 Speed Manual By Ilregal

I frankly didn't like anything about this Regal. It's not a Regal in the sense of the name. It is a Opel made for the U.S. and named the Regal GS. The Euro version with the actual Opel insignia on it... Read More

2012 Buick Regal Reviews

Pretty Good Overall Car By HansumD

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 fro... Read More

2012 Buick Regal - Premium 3 Turbo By Toyota4Me

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 l... Read More

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

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

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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