2011 Buick Regal  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#10 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#32 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2012 Buick Regal
The Regal, a mainstay of Buick's lineup for decades, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The Regal has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Buick Regal is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Buick Regal has a score of 81, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Buick Regal has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0409% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6732%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0409% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6732% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Buick Regal is 15% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Buick Regal is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9343Mitsubishi GalantHyundai AzeraChevrolet ImpalaHonda AccordVolkswagen CCChrysler 300Toyota VenzaBuick RegalAcura TSXBuick LaCrosseSubaru OutbackFord MustangComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Buick Regal with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 43 to 93. The 2011 Buick Regal is safer than the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant, the 2011 Hyundai Azera, the 2011 Chevrolet Impala, the 2011 Honda Accord, the 2011 Volkswagen CC, the 2011 Ford Mustang, the 2011 Subaru Outback, the 2011 Buick LaCrosse, and the 2011 Acura TSX. It is about as safe as the 2011 Toyota Venza.

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