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2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
No Data Available
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
MSRP
$22,095
Invoice
$22,073
Average Price Paid
$19,061
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2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
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2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
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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 ...

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Chevrolet Malibu is a midsize sedan competing with the likes of the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Toyota Camry, and Volkswagen Passat. The current generation debuted for 2016, then ...

Specs

2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
182 hp @ 6,700 RPM
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
172 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.85 in
2.91 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
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 --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft 15.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 190.2 in 194.2 in
Width 73.1 in 73 in
Height 58.4 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 107.8 in 111.4 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
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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