What's Wrong with the Buick Regal?

Regal owners have made 256 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (31%), followed by the electrical (17%) and the interior (11%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Regal.

Comparing Regal Generations

Watch out for the 5th generation's (2011–2017) 4.19 PainRank™, which is the worst of 3 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
6th Gen Regal 2018–2018
0 0.0
5th Gen Regal 2011–2017
87 4.19
4th Gen Regal 1997–2004
122 3.41

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    The Worst Regal Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2012 (10), 2004 (9), 1996 (8), 2001 (7), 1995 (6), 1999 (6), 1994 (6), 2013 (4), 1991 (4), 1993 (3), 1986 (3), 1997 (2), 2016 (2), 2015 (2), 1982 (2), 1988 (2), 1981 (1), 1984 (1), 1985 (1), 2005 (0), 2006 (0), 2007 (0), 2008 (0), 2010 (0), 2009 (0), 2017 (0), and 2018 (0).