If you happen to’re opting for the Buick Regal 2020 over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the Buick Regal 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Buick Regal 2020 happens to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Buick Regal 2020 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The Buick Regal 2020, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Buick Regal 2020’s journey and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the Buick Regal 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Buick Regal 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Buick Regal 2020 also offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Buick Regal 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Buick Regal 2020, which pushes the Buick Regal 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.