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What's Wrong with the Buick Regal?

The Buick Regal has a total of 254 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the engine (31%) followed by the electrical (17%) and the interior (11%).

We'd recommend avoiding the 5th generation (2011–2017) which has the worst overall PainRank™ of 4.06

How Regal Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
6th Gen Regal 2018–2018 0 0.0
5th Gen Regal 2011–2017 85 4.06
4th Gen Regal 1997–2004 122 3.41

Worst Overall Regal Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common Regal complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About Regal Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on