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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Hybrid
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid 29 34 $56,200 $60,430
4-Door Sedan Turbo FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Turbo FWD 21 30 $28,502 $29,690
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium I 21 30 $30,297 $31,560
4-Door Sedan Turbo AWD 19 27 $30,590 $31,865
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium I 19 27 $32,385 $33,735
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium II 21 30 $32,409 $33,760
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium II 19 27 $34,497 $35,935
4-Door Sedan FWD GS 21 30 $35,428 $36,905
4-Door Sedan AWD GS 19 27 $37,699 $39,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,200
$28,502
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,430
$29,690
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1007 / month
$495 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line It's the best driver's car in the lineup, and the 2014 Buick Regal adds better infotainment and safety--with a slight cut to the GS' power.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99 96.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.7 190.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 107.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62 62.4
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 14.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 12.4 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 38.1
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50ZR17 P235//50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKE
Front Tire Size P225/50ZR17 P235//50VR18
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QKE
Spare Tire Order Code NA QCL
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4190 3692
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 18
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 18
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 4600 295 @ 3000-4000
Engine Order Code NA LTG
Displacement 3.5 L/211 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 338 @ 6000 259 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas/Electric V-6 Turbocharged
Fuel System Port/Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 2.77
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA M7W
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.48
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.84
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.41
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 450h Buick Regal
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.9 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 130
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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