The upcoming 2022 Buick Regal sedan is ready to introduce a stylish redesign and some interior tweaks for the coming year. However, based on the information that we got, the U.S. production of the Regal will officially come to an end in August, and sales of the upcoming model should continue in China. Besides some minor exterior upgrades, the new Regal will come with a more techy cabin.
In addition, the manufacturer updated the multifunction steering wheel, and it added a more advanced infotainment system. On the other hand, the new Buick Regal for China market continuous to deploy a 1.5-liter turbo with 166 horsepower and a 2.0-liter turbo with 233 hp and 258 lb-ft.
2022 Buick Regal Exterior Redesign
The upcoming 2022 Buick Regal is the sedan that gets a stylish redesign. If you didn’t know, this model is also known as an Opel Insignia in some markets. For 2022, the manufacturer made some small exterior refreshments, and the new Regal will receive reshaped headlamp clusters and different lower bumper designs.
Besides, the tradition continues with a stately grille, athletic stance, and dapper tail. Interestingly, many believe that the upcoming model is the best-looking Regal so far made. Besides the standard model, we should also expect a higher-performing Regal Sportback GS. This variant looks more sporty thanks to many modern touches. It includes unique grille, air intakes in the lower fascia, and larger tailpipe housings. On top of that, the GS comes with 19-inch wheels vs. 17 inches on the standard model.
Cabin Looks More Upscale
The rebadged Opel Insignia, 2022 Buick Regal, will also get some styling refreshments inside. First of all, the center console looks cleaner, and the manufacturer added a new screen. In addition, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration are standard, like the updated multifunction steering wheel, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, and a larger 8-inch display with navigation.
Besides, the button-selector for the transmission is moved and is much better positioned. Generally speaking, thanks to this, there is space for two large cupholders for the driver and front-seat passenger. Like the outgoing model, the new one has a 5-passenger cabin, offering the same comfortable feel.
2022 Buick Regal Engine Specs
The latest 2022 Buick Regal is the sedan that will be available with two engine options. The standard model uses a 1.5-liter turbo engine that produces 166 horsepower. Besides this engine, Buick also offers a more potent 2.0-liter turbo with 233 hp and 258 lb-ft.
If you didn’t know, the same engine powers the U.S. variant. Like the standard engine, the optional one should also be connected to the same nine-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date, Price
As we already said, Buick will try to conquer China market with some of its upcoming models. According to various reports, the manufacturer will also introduce a stylish new Envision and the Encore GX.
The new 2022 Buick Regal will most likely to arrive sometime this year, but unfortunately, it will be only available in China. From information that we got, it will starts at around 188,800 CNY for the 1.5-liter turbo, which is equivalent to $27,614. However, the more potent 2.0-liter turbo dressed in Luxury trim should costs 216,800 CNY or around $31,710 at current exchange rates.