2020 Buick Regal  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#52 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#125 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2012 Buick Regal
The Regal, part of Buick's lineup for decades, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The Regal provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Buick Regal has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Buick Regal has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0461% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2606%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0461% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2606% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Buick Regal is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Buick Regal is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8670Nissan FrontierVolkswagen PassatKia OptimaFord MustangHyundai SonataBuick RegalGMC AcadiaFord FusionDodge ChargerDodge ChallengerMazda 6Subaru LegacyComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Buick Regal with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 86. The 2020 Buick Regal is safer than the 2020 Nissan Frontier and the 2020 Volkswagen Passat and less safe than the 2020 Dodge Challenger, the 2020 Dodge Charger, the 2020 Ford Fusion, and the 2020 GMC Acadia. It is about as safe as the 2020 Ford Mustang, the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, and the 2020 Subaru Legacy.

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