Compare 2015 Buick Regal vs 2015 Acura TLX

2015 Buick Regal
2015 Acura TLX
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4-Door Sedan FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 21 30 $28,790 $29,990
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium I 21 30 $30,624 $31,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 19 27 $31,118 $32,415
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium II 21 30 $32,736 $34,100
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium I 19 27 $32,952 $34,325
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium II 19 27 $35,064 $36,525
4-Door Sedan FWD GS 21 30 $35,889 $37,385
4-Door Sedan AWD GS 19 27 $38,217 $39,810
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4-Door Sedan FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 24 35 $29,584 $31,445
4-Door Sedan FWD V6 21 34 $33,170 $35,320
4-Door Sedan FWD Tech 24 35 $33,337 $35,500
4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Tech 21 34 $36,923 $39,375
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Tech 21 31 $38,959 $41,575
4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Advance 21 34 $39,908 $42,600
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Advance 21 31 $41,944 $44,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,929
$29,584
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,065
$31,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$451 / month
$524 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Regal GS is the best driver's car in the Buick lineup, and it makes for an interesting alternative for cars like the Volvo S60. The 2015 Acura TLX offers impressive performance, ample features, and smart value.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 37.2
Second Hip Room (in)
52.3 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.8 93.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 55.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 73
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
190.2 190.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 57
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
107.8 109.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.2 13.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.6
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)
12.4 x - TBD - 12.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 17.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.68 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
QKE NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
QKE NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QCL NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3483
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 17 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 2500-4900 182 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LEA NA
Displacement
2.4L/145 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6700 206 @ 6800
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 3.08
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.61
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.96
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.18
Trans Order Code
MH8 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.57
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.62
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.48
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Regal Acura TLX
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7.0
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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