2018 Buick Regal

large car / 4-door wagon

2018 Buick Regal 4-door wagon

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Small overlap front: driver-side
Moderate overlap front
Side

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention
Optional system
Not tested

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Optional blind spot detection
  • Optional lane departure warning
  • Optional lane departure prevention

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Small overlap front: driver-side

Rating applies to 2018 models

Tested vehicle: 2018 Buick Regal Sportback Preferred 4-door 2wd

The Buick Regal was redesigned for the 2018 model year. There are two variants, the Sportback 4-door hatchback and the TourX wagon.

Driver-side small overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by General Motors as part of frontal crash test verification. The ratings apply to both the Sportback and TourX.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Hip/thigh
Lower leg/foot
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2018 models

Tested vehicle: 2018 Buick Regal Sportback Preferred 4-door 2wd

The Buick Regal was redesigned for the 2018 model year. There are two variants, the Sportback 4-door hatchback and the TourX wagon.

Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by General Motors as part of frontal crash test verification. The ratings apply to both the Sportback and TourX.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Side

Rating applies to 2018 models

Tested vehicle: 2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence 4-door 4wd
The Buick Regal was redesigned for the 2018 model year. There are two variants, the Sportback 4-door hatchback and the TourX wagon. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by General Motors as part of side crash test verification and apply to the TourX.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

Front crash prevention

System details

  • Optional Forward Automatic Braking
  • Optional Forward Collision Alert

Package name

  • Optional Driver Confidence Package II

Applies to 2018-19 models

Overall evaluation

  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • Autobrake not tested.

How front crash prevention is evaluated