Buick Regal/Regal GS - 2014

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Overview

Models:

2014 Buick Regal and Regal GS

Body style / driveline:

four-door, five-passenger front engine transaxle; front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive midsize sedan

Construction:

steel body frame integral (unibody) with front and rear crumple zones; galvanized steel front fenders, hood, roof, door panels, one-piece bodyside outer panel, thermal plastic olefin (TPO) bumper fascias

EPA vehicle class:

Midsize sedan

Manufacturing location:

Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Key competitors:

Acura TSX, Volkswagen CC, Volvo S60, Lexus IS 250, Infiniti Q50 and Audi A4

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Engines

 

2.4L DOHC I-4

2.0L DOHC I-4 Turbo

Application:

Regal with eAssist

Regal and Regal GS

Displacement (cu in / cc):

145 / 2384

122 / 1998

Bore and stroke (in / mm):

3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 98

3.39 x 3.39 / 86 x 86

Block material:

precision sand cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

SPM cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

DOHC, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

Ignition system:

individual coil-on-plug

individual coil-on-plug

Fuel delivery:

direct injection and electronic throttle control

direct high-pressure fuel injection

Compression ratio:

11.2:1

9.5:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

182 / 136 @ 6700 rpm (SAE certified)

259 / 193 @ 5300 (SAE certified)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

172 / 232.2 @ 4900 rpm (SAE certified)

295 / 400 @ 3000-4000 (SAE certified) – Regal

295 / 400 @ 2500-4000 (SAE certified) – Regal GS

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

premium recommended, but not required

Max engine speed:

7000 rpm

7000 rpm

Emissions controls:

close-coupled, catalytic converter; continuously variable valve timing; positive crankcase ventilation evaporative system; supplemental air injection system, partial zero emissions vehicle capable (eAssist)

close-coupled catalytic converter; continuously variable valve timing; 58x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; wide-range O2 sensor

Fuel economy (city / hwy):

25 / 36 (FWD)

21 / 30 – FWD (automatic)
19 / 27 – AWD (automatic)
21 / 30 – GS FWD (automatic)
19 / 27 – GS AWD (automatic)
20 / 31 – GS FWD (manual)

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Transmissions

 

Hydra-Matic 6T40

Hydra-Matic 6T70

GM F40-6

Type:

six-speed transverse, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive

six-speed transverse, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive

six-speed manual

Application:

std w/ 2.4L eAssist

std. Regal / GS

opt. Regal GS with FWD

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

 

First

4.58

4.48

3.92

Second

2.96

2.87

2.04

Third

1.91

1.84

1.32

Fourth

1.45

1.41

0.95

Fifth

1.00

1.00

0.76

Sixth

0.75

0.74

0.62

Reverse

2.94

2.88

3.75

Final Drive

2.64

2.77

3.76

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Electric Drive System (Regal With eAssist)

Type:

belt-driven, liquid-cooled motor/generator unit and lithium-ion battery system; air-cooled power electronics and battery pack

Maximum electric generating power:

15 kW @ 1570-3180 rpm

Maximum electric motor torque (cranking):

110 lb.-ft. / 150 Nm

Maximum electric motor torque (electric assist):

79 lb.-ft. / 107 Nm @ 1,000 rpm

Maximum electric motor power (electric assist):

15 hp / 11.2 kW @ 1,000-2,200 rpm

Lithium-ion battery:

115V, 0.5-kWh, 15 kW peak power

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent, MacPherson strut-type with dual-path mountings, specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar (hollow); hydraulic ride bushings; continuous damping control; HiPer Strut suspension standard on GS and AWD models. Interactive Drive Control System standard on GS

Rear:

four-link independent rear; hollow stabilizer bar; continuous damping control (FWD models); Interactive Drive Control System standard on GS. H-arm suspension standard on AWD models

Traction control:

all-speed using engine torque reduction and brake intervention

Steering type:

electric rack-and-pinion power-assisted (dual-pinion design) with FWD Regal models; belt-driven electric power steering standard on GS and AWD models

Steering wheel turns lock-to-lock:

2.68 (18- and 19-inch wheels)

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

38.1 / 11.6

Steering ratio:

15.2:1

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Brakes

Type:

four-wheel disc w/ABS and electronic stability control

Brake rotor diameter – front
(in / mm):

2.4L: 11.7 / 296 vented; single-piston, cast iron caliper

2.0L: 12.6 / 321 vented; single-piston, cast iron caliper

2.0L (GS): 13.6 / 345 vented; four-piston, aluminum Brembo caliper

Brake rotor diameter – rear
(in / mm):

2.4L: 11.5 / 292 solid; single-piston, aluminum caliper

2.0L : 12.4 / 315 vented; single-piston, aluminum caliper

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

17-inch machined alloy (eAssist)
18-inch 13-spoke painted alloy (std. on Regal)
18-inch chrome alloy (avail. on Regal)
19-inch alloy, 5-Twin Spoke (std. on GS)
20-inch polished alloy, 5-Twin Spoke (avail. on GS)

Tires:

Michelin Energy Saver P235/50R17 low rolling-resistance all season (std. on eAssist)
Michelin Pilot MXM4 Primacy P235/50R18 (std. Regal)
Goodyear Eagle RSA P245/40R19 (std. on GS)
Pirelli P-Zero P255/35-ZR20 summer rated (avail. on GS)

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Performance

0-60 mph (seconds):

6.2 (Regal GS FWD – manual)
6.5 (Regal and GS FWD – automatic)
6.8 (Regal and GS AWD -- automatic)

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm) :

107.8 / 2738

Overall length (in / mm):

190.2 / 4831

Overall width (in / mm):

73.1 / 1857

Overall height (in / mm):

58.4 / 1483

Front track (in / mm):

62.4 / 1585

Rear track (in / mm):

62.5 / 1588

 

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

Headroom (in / mm):

38.8 / 986 (front)
36.8 / 935 (rear)

Legroom (in / mm):

42.1 / 1069 (front)
37.3 / 947 (rear)

Shoulder room (in / mm):

56.7 / 1440 (front)
54.4 / 1382 (rear)

Hip room (in / mm):

55.4 / 1407 (front)
52.3 / 1328 (rear)

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Capacities

EPA passenger volume
(cu ft / L) :

96.8 / 2741

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

111.1 / 3146

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

11.1 / 314 (2.4L eAssist – estimated)
14.2 / 402 (2.0L – estimated)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

15.8 / 59 (2.4L eAssist)
18 / 70 (2.0L)

Engine oil (qt / L):

2.4L: 5.0 / 4.7
2.0L: 6.3 / 6.0

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3600 / 1633 (2.4L)
3671 / 1665 (Regal 2.0L Turbo FWD)
3959 / 1796 (Regal 2.0L Turbo AWD)
3710 / 1683 (GS 2.0L Turbo FWD)
3981 / 1806 (GS 2.0L Turbo AWD)

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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