2019 Buick Regal GS
The Buick Regal GS receives one change/new feature for the 2019 model year, which represents the second model year of the Regal GS derived from the sixth generation Buick Regal.
The official name of this vehicle, as per Buick and General Motors, is “Buick Regal GS”. However, the vehicle’s more exact nomenclature should specify the Sportback body style of the high-performance GS variant. As such, we will use the names Buick Regal GS and Buick Regal GS Sportback interchangeably.
Changes, Updates, New Features
- Addition of ionizing air cleaner
See the complete list of 2019 Buick Regal changes and updates.
The updates and changes described here are specific to the U.S. market and may be different for other markets.
The 2019 Buick Regal GS is a midsize four-door vehicle. From the outside, it looks like a standard sedan, when in reality it features a unique liftback-style trunk/hatch that lifts back the trunk as well as the rear glass. It is a higher-performance variant of the Regal Sportback.
In North America, the 2019 Regal family includes the Regal Sportback – a lower-performance variant of the Regal GS Sportback, as well as the Regal TourX – a ruggedized, midsize wagon. In China, the Regal is offered exclusively as a four-door sedan that looks just like the Regal Sportback, but has a “regular” sedan trunk.
Like all sixth-generation units of the Buick Regal, the 2019 Regal GS Sportback rides on GM’s E2 platform shared with the following vehicles:
- 2019 Buick Regal variants:
- Opel Insignia (second generation) / Vauxhaull Insignia
- Holden Commodore NG
- Chevrolet Malibu (second generation)
- Cadillac XT4 (first generation)
- Buick LaCrosse (third generation), which rides on the long wheelbase variant of E2 platform
Engines & Transmissions
The 2019 Buick Regal range is offered with the following engines and transmissions.
|General Motors Company||Buick||Regal Sportback GS||3.6L V6 Naturally Aspirated LGX DOHC||All wheel drive||9-speed auto M3T||310 / 231 @ 6800||282 / 381 @ 5200|
|Manufacturer||Brand||Model||Engine||Wheel Drive||Transmission||Power (hp / kW @ RPM)||Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ RPM)|
|General Motors Company||Buick||Regal Sportback||2.0L I4 Turbo LTG DOHC||Front wheel drive||9-speed auto M3D||250 / 186.4 @ 5400||260 / 351 @ 2000-5200|
|General Motors Company||Buick||Regal Sportback||2.0L I4 Turbo LTG DOHC||All wheel drive||8-speed auto MRC||250 / 186.4 @ 5400||295 / 395 @ 3000-4000|
|General Motors Company||Buick||Regal TourX||2.0L I4 Turbo LTG DOHC||All wheel drive||8-speed auto MRC||250 / 186.4 @ 5400||295 / 395 @ 3000-4000|
The 2019 Buick Regal GS / GS Sportback is assembled at the GM-Opel Russelsheim factory by GM Europe for the North American market. A plant operated by GM China and its partner, SAIC, assembles the Regal Sedan for the Chinese domestic market.
The 2019 Buick Regal GS follows the regular GM model year rollover sequence and launches in the third quarter of the 2018 calendar year in North America.
We expect that the current, sixth-generation Buick Regal GS will remain in production for at least the 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 model years, and that an all-new, future Buick Regal will launch after the 2023-2024 model years.
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