Compare 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid vs 2013 Buick Regal

2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2013 Buick Regal
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 36 40 $24,248 $25,650
4-Door Sedan Limited 36 40 $28,674 $30,550
4-Door Sedan Limited w/Panoramic Sunroof Pkg 36 40 $28,674 $30,550
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 19 31 $27,854 $29,015
4-Door Sedan Premium 1 19 31 $29,409 $30,635
4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 1 18 29 $29,409 $30,635
4-Door Sedan Premium 2 19 31 $30,763 $32,045
4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 2 18 29 $30,763 $32,045
4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 3 18 29 $31,886 $33,215
4-Door Sedan GS 18 29 $33,580 $34,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,248
$27,854
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,650
$29,015
Monthly Payment Estimate
$428 / month
$484 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Buick Regal is a worthy sport sedan with arresting looks and sweet handling--so long as you stick with the turbos.
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Fuel Economy
City
36 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.8 98.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 54.4
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 37.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 190.2
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.9 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
110.0 107.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 73.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.7 11.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x - TBD - 11.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Regenerative Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.5 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.94 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RAF
Front Tire Size
P205/65R16 P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA RAF
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R16 P235/50R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3578 3600
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
2.48 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- TBD - 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LUK
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
199 @ 5500 182 @ 6700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric L4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
36 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.772 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.212 4.58
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.800 1.91
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.385 2.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.637 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA MH8
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.320 2.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.386 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Buick Regal
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.8 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
9 8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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