2019 Buick Regal Specs, Release Dates, Prices

The 2019 Buick Regal Sportback brings everything we love from European luxury sedans and combines them with the hatchback flexibility. Some people might say what was described as a wagon, but the Regal Sportback retained its stylish sedan silhouette. The Regal Sportback also offers an all-wheel-drive option, and although it can’t tackle rugged off-road trails, it can confidently cross the worst paths of winter. A powerful yet fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engine strengthens the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback, helping it stay competitive with rivals such as the Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion, while its low prices and feature-rich content easily cut premium sedans such as the Audi A5 Sportback and Kia Stinger

The 2019 Buick Regal Sportback is available in six trim levels: 1SV, Preferred, Preferred II, Essence, Avenir and the performance-oriented GS. Even base version still comes with a turbocharged engine, rearview camera, 6-way manual-adjust driver seat, and a trial of OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with in-car Wi-Fi. The basic infotainment system consists of a 7-inch touch-screen display with USB input, Bluetooth and AM/FM radio. Its recommended to stepping up to at least the Preferred model, which adds an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power front seats, and options for popular features like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration.

Engine Specs

Under the hood, the 2019 Buick Regal Sportback comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine producing a robust 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque (295 for AWD models). The sporty GS trim comes exclusively with all-wheel drive and 3.6-liter V6 engine good for 310 hp and 282 lb-ft of torque. Front-drive and the GS models employ the newest 9-speed automatic, while all-wheel-drive models get an 8-speed automatic. Both engines come with a seamlessly start/stop fuel-saving system that cannot be disabled. In track testing, the 2019 Buick Regal GS accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds.

2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 8 or 9-speed automatic
250 horsepower @ 5,400 rpm (FWD)
250 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm (AWD)
260 lb-ft of torque @ 2,000-5,200 rpm (FWD)
295 lb-ft of torque @ 3,000-4,000 rpm (AWD)
EPA fuel economy city/highway: 22/32 mpg (FWD) and 21/29 mpg (AWD)

3.6-liter V6 (Regal GS) with 9-speed automatic
310 horsepower @ 6,800 rpm
282 lb-ft of torque @ 5,200 rpm
EPA fuel economy city/highway: 19/27 mpg

Pricing Notes

The 2019 Buick Regal Sportback is on sale and arriving now at dealers nationwide. The base model has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting just under $26,000. The recommended Preferred model starting at $28,595 with a more well-rounded package and offering more options. If you want an AWD, the Preferred II trim start at $32,695. The Essence model comes in around $32,700, while the Avenir at $36,195. The performance-oriented Buick Regal GS can reach $43,000 with options

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