5th Gen (2011 – 2017) Buick Regal Problems

The 5th generation of the Regal has a cumulative PainRank™ of 4.19. That can be compared against other Buick generations. Shopping for a Buick? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 2011–2017 Regal model years have sent in 87 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (45%) followed by the interior (19%) and the electrical (8%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Buick model years.

Watch out for the 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 0
2016 2
2015 2
2014 11
2013 4
2012 10
2011 58
2010 0
2009 0

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