2011 Buick Regal CXL

Matt Tierney

The new Buick Regal is not astoundingly awesome, but it's quite impressive nonetheless. The exterior styling is smart, modern, inoffensive, and looks very European, which makes sense given the car's Opel roots. The interior is comfortable, attractive, and easy to use. The back-door openings are a bit small, but rear legroom is very good, and the trunk is spacious, too.

I like the steering, which is nicely weighted and feels far sportier than you'd expect to find in any Buick product. I was disappointed, however, that the Regal felt fairly floaty in mid-corner bumps. Acceleration is strong, but the transmission clunked into gear a couple times after I accelerated briskly from a standstill and then let off somewhat abruptly. Still, I, too, am eager to drive the turbocharged Regal. Watch this space.

Rusty Blackwell, Copy Editor

gybognarjr, the GM bankruptcy had high-powered bankruptcy attorneys representing the shareholders, bondholders, and taxpayers, and the entire proceeding was presided over by a Federal bankruptcy judge. Yet somehow you, Karnak the Magnificent, know more than all these experts. There is a term for people like you. That term is: Idiot.
Such a dyslexic review. I love the car but it's underpowered, it's stylish but looks like everything else on the road. The interior is great but it's too small. Let's face it this is a tiny, underpowered, over plastic, front wheel drive yawn mobile from the leader in mediocracy, Government Motors. This is what you get when Government bureaucrats design automobiles
If GM had been put out to pasture, a whole lot of people would have joined them in the pasture. And that would have been a real crime.
GM should have been put out to pasture, way before they robbed shareholders, bondholders and taxpayers. It is still one of the greatest financial crime of the centuries and GM management and the unions are the record holder financial criminals of the World. Never buy a GM product!

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