Compare 2012 Buick Regal vs 2012 Lincoln MKZ

2012 Buick Regal
2012 Lincoln MKZ
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Regal 4-Door Sedan Base 19 31 $25,972 $27,055
Regal 4-Door Sedan GS 20 32 $33,441 $34,835
Regal 4-Door Sedan Premium 1 19 31 $27,350 $28,490
Regal 4-Door Sedan Premium 2 19 31 $28,704 $29,900
Regal 4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 1 18 29 $29,049 $30,260
Regal 4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 2 18 29 $30,403 $31,670
Regal 4-Door Sedan Turbo Premium 3 18 29 $31,603 $32,920
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4-Door Sedan AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MKZ 4-Door Sedan AWD 17 25 $34,435 $36,645
MKZ 4-Door Sedan FWD 18 27 $32,677 $34,755
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD 41 36 $32,677 $34,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,972
$34,435
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,055
$36,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$451 / month
$611 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
A new GS flavor rounds out the 2012 Buick Regal menu, and leaves an even sweeter taste in our mouths. The 2012 Lincoln MKZ has supple leather and wood trim for luxury-car street cred, and hybrid flower power to appeal to greens.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.3 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.0 96.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 54.0
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 36.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.2 189.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in)
107.8 107.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 72.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.2 16.5
Brakes
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)
11.5 x - TBD - 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 16.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.68 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QKE T7C
Front Tire Size
P235/50R18 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QKE T7C
Spare Tire Order Code
P76 N/A
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R18 P225/50VR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3600 3796
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4900 249 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LEA 99C
Displacement
2.4L/145 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6700 263 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.56
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.84 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.37
Trans Order Code
MH8 44B
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.15
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Regal Lincoln MKZ
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.7
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 9.6
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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