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The North American Car, Truck, Utility of the Year semi-finalists have been announced and the Regal TourX has been voted in as a semi-finalist in the Car category. In fact, it's the only American marque on the list.
2019 North American Car, Utilty and Truck of the Year Semifinalists
Buick Regal Sales Increase 42 Percent To 4,507 Units In Q2 2018
Per GM Authority, sales increased in Q2 2018 from Q2 2017, as well as from the previous quarter.
They also consider the Acura TLX and Kia Stinger as the two closest segment comparators:
So sales seem to be on the uptick...
At the very least, it seems like there are more wagons available today or in the near future than there have been in a LONG time. Bottom line on top - are wagons becoming a thing, or is it just a passing fad? I really really really want them to become a thing.
- Regal TourX (of...
2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence AWD Quick Take Review | Automobile Magazine
Super-positive review which, honestly, reads a little like a PR piece. Regardless, highly complimentary review of the TourX.
A few choice quotes:
I don't know how folks feel about the next one, but...
Last time they tried this, they hit a deer with the TourX. This is take 2 comparing an Outback 3.6R Touring, Golf Alltrack SEL, and TourX Essence. Some select...
See also: https://buickforums.com/forums/threads/47986-TourX-scorched-Outback-3-6R-to-60-mph-by-over-a-half-of-a-second
MT tested the TourX and came up with the following:
0-60 in 6.3 seconds
So the Arteon is a potential option for Regal cross-shoppers and we'll get our first in-person look in Chicago (and I'll be there!).
Based on the reviews thus far of the Euro models, what are your thoughts on the Arteon, particularly relative to the Regal? I know we've already had some...
As long as we're creating separate threads for every review ;)
Many comparisons to the Audi Allroad and Subaru Outback.
Can it drop the pretenses and a couple thousand dollars? :p
The bottom line from Autoblog:
They seem to have higher standards for the interior and came away disappointed, but were very positive about the rest of the car.
Just happened to see that the EPA lists the fuel economy for the Regal lineup, sans GS.
Regal Sportback FWD: 22 city / 32 hwy / 26 combined
Regal Sportback AWD: 21 city / 29 hwy / 24 combined
Regal TourX: 21 city / 29 hwy / 24 combined
This link should work...
From Chicago. Prospective Buick owner now that the Regal TourX is actually a thing. Been around the forums for a few months, but just now getting around to posting this thread.
Previous cars have included:
1991 Honda Accord LX
1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo
2003 VW Passat GLX Wagon
2003 Infiniti I35...