Driven: 2012 Buick Regal GS Automatic

2012 Buick Regal GS

Base price (with destination): $35,720
Price as tested: $36,745

Standard Equipment:
270-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine
6-speed manual transmission
Speed-sensitive power steering
Brembo front brakes
HiPer strut front suspension
Interactive drive control system with sport and GS modes
Power windows w/one-touch up/down for all windows
Power door locks w/remote
Passive entry and keyless ignition
8 air bags
Body-color power mirrors
Sports seats w/8-way power driver's and passenger's seat
Leather seats
Heated seats
Premium, 9-speaker touch-screen AM/FM/XM audio system w/CD player, USB port
OnStar w/6 mos. Directions & Connections, auto crash response, turn-by-turn navigation
Tilt and telescoping steering column
HID headlamps
Cruise control
HID headlamps
Regal GS bodywork
Dual-zone automatic climate control
19-inch wheels
Front audible parking assist

Options on this vehicle:
20-inch polished alloy wheels - $700
Crystal red paint - $325
6-speed automatic transmission - $0

Key options not on vehicle:
Power sunroof - $1000
Audio system with navigation - $895

Fuel economy:
19/ 27 / 22 mpg

2.0L turbo I-4
Horsepower: 270 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque: 295 lb-ft @ 2400 rpm


6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 3710 lb

20-inch aluminum alloy
255/35ZR20 Pirelli P Zero tires

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2 of 2
A 35,000 Cobalt. Old platform, even older powertrain. This amazes me that anyone would buy this.

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