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2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,065
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,165
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

Due to the popularity of its compact Buick Verano sedan, General Motors decided it was time to revamp one of its mainstays into something new and slightly larger. The sixth-generation ...

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
20
GuruQGBH3 writes:
Everything I thought it would be very nice suv
Power Ranked 2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD with Advance Package better.
"It’s an suv"
Value Ranked 2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD with Advance Package worse.
"It’s has 4 cylinders "
10
Bishopone1 writes:
More power with great handling. Smooth ride with a great look and style.
Power Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"Overall both have great power for their size. The Buick got an slight edge only because of the turbo engine even though its a 4 cylinder. The Ford Fusion Sport is a V6"
Handling Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"They both handle great. The front wheel drive handling was impressive."
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Honda Accord V6 Touring FWD worse.
"Often The Sports touring model is mistaken as a sports car. Its really sporty looking."
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"Close. decent leg room in the front seats."
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"They are about the same."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 Honda Accord V6 Touring FWD worse.
"The cargo is close to the same."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD better.
"The trunk space is bigger."
Family Car Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"They are very close. "
Value Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"The Buick has a bit more of a Luxury feel to it."
Would Buy Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"Well I have owned both brands. And they are both great. I pick The Regal Sports Touring because of style."
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
1,185
DanR63 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

Safe/reliable/comfortable To Drive (not Bad Looking Either) — Overall these are great cars to drive and with 20-24 MPG from and very powerful LT1 engine it is lik...

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
Tnoyes 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

The End Of An Era — I have owned several full size GM models during my life, my Roadmaster is by far the best of what De...

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
bigdogprice 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

One Bad Ass Wagon — I love this car , it has power and drive like new. Drives down the road like you can not belive . Fu...

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

Specs

2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 21 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
182 hp @ 6,700 RPM
260 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
172 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
330 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
5,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.85 in
4 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 2 stars
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 190.2 in 217.5 in
Width 73.1 in 79.9 in
Height 58.4 in 60.3 in
Wheelbase 107.8 in 115.9 in

Available Options

2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic
  • Black Onyx
  • Crimson Red Tintcoat
  • Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Gray Metallic
  • PepperDust Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Summit White
  • White Frost Tricoat
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD

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