Compare 2012 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2012 Buick Regal

2012 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
2012 Buick Regal
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5-Door Manual WRX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual WRX 17 25 $24,171 $25,595
5-Door Manual WRX 19 25 $24,174 $25,595
4-Door Manual w/Navigation WRX Premium 17 25 $26,479 $28,095
4-Door Manual WRX Premium 17 25 $26,479 $28,095
5-Door Manual WRX Premium 19 25 $26,482 $28,095
4-Door Manual w/Navigation WRX Limited 17 25 $27,402 $29,095
4-Door Manual WRX Limited 17 25 $27,402 $29,095
5-Door Manual WRX Limited 19 25 $27,405 $29,095
4-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $32,263 $34,095
4-Door Manual WRX STI w/Navigation 17 23 $32,263 $34,095
5-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $34,123 $36,095
4-Door Manual w/Navigation WRX STI Limited 17 23 $35,379 $37,445
4-Door Manual WRX STI Limited 17 23 $35,379 $37,445
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 19 31 $25,972 $27,055
4-Door Sedan Premium 1 19 31 $27,350 $28,490
4-Door Sedan Premium 2 19 31 $28,704 $29,900
4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 1 18 29 $29,049 $30,260
4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 2 18 29 $30,403 $31,670
4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 3 18 29 $31,603 $32,920
4-Door Sedan GS 20 32 $33,441 $34,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,174
$25,972
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,595
$27,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$427 / month
$451 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
A new GS flavor rounds out the 2012 Buick Regal menu, and leaves an even sweeter taste in our mouths.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.6 98.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 54.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 37.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
173.8 190.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 58.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.3 107.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 73.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
44.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.0 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - TBD - 11.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QKE
Front Tire Size
P235/45R17 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - 16
Front Tire Order Code
NA QKE
Spare Tire Order Code
NA P76
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R17 P235/50R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3208 3600
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LEA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 182 @ 6700
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas Flat 4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 4.58
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.91
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA MH8
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Wagon WRX Buick Regal
Body Style
Wagon Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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