2012 Buick Regal

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Buick Regal highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

18 city, 29 highway, 22 combined

Pricing for current inventory

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All Buick Regal years

What is new for the 2012 Buick Regal?

  • The Regal is available in a variety of new trims, including the Base, GS, Premium, and Turbo.
  • The CXL trim has been discontinued for 2012.
  • Regal trims have been upgraded with Remote Start, Manual Transmission, and Flex Fuel Vehicle as standard equipment this year.
  • A/C Seat(s), Memory Seat(s), Rear Sunshade, Rear View Camera, Smart Key, Rear Spoiler, and 20 Inch Plus Wheels features are now available as options on select trims.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2012 Buick Regal is a car that customers like for its features and performance. Customers also like the car's exterior design.
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Buick Regal an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Buick Regal 22nd out of 28 among Midsize Cars.

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Buick Regal features and specs

Turbo 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Harman Kardon Sound
  • Leather Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Harman Kardon Sound
  • Manual Transmission
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 42.1"/R 37.3"

Head room

F 38.8"/R 36.8"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity




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