New features bring Buick into 21st century
Customers seeking a sedan with top-of-the-class ratings for refinement, quality and technology can begin and end their search with the Canadian features of the 2016 Buick Regal. The popular premium sedan has been one of the top Buick models for the past several years and has continued to evolve into one of the automotive industry’s trend-setting models. For the current model year, the 2016 Regal offers enhanced technology options for more comprehensive connectivity options as well as introducing a trio of new exterior colors. Additionally, a light-hybrid system can be added to certain trims, making for a marked improvement in fuel consumption scores.
Improved Technology in the 2016 Regal
At the literal center of all of the technology found among the Canadian features of the 2016 Buick Regal is the updated Buick IntelliLink infotainment system. Located at the top of dashboard’s center stack, the high resolution touchscreen does more than tune the radio. Buick IntelliLink acts as a hub for centralizing vehicle information, navigation, Bluetooth connectivity and, new for 2016, allows for incredible integration of applications from two of the top smartphone manufacturers – Apple and Android.
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Customers taking home the 2016 Regal will be able to connect compatible models of the iPhone and Android devices to IntelliLink and use the touchscreen as they would use the screens on the phones to control and manipulate applications. Depending on the phone being used, many functions can also be controlled through natural voice commands. The 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot is returning for the 2016 model year in Canadian-bound models of the Buick Regal. Passengers in the car will be able to connect up to seven Wi-Fi enabled devices to the car’s stable and secure internet connection.
Performance of the 2016 Buick Regal
Most versions of the 2016 Buick Regal will have a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood. Interested buyers shouldn’t scoff at the small size of this engine. Giving the accelerator a firm push will unleash nearly 260 horsepower. A 2016 Regal with front-wheel drive and the aforementioned engine will be able to post fuel consumption scores of 11.4 L/100 km in the city and 7.9 L/100 km on the highway.
Potential buyers of the 2016 Buick sedan that are looking to take advantage of the latest in fuel-saving technology can opt for the 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine in the Premium 1 trim grade. This version of the new Regal offers eAssist technology. Basically, an electric motor and battery pack is installed in the car. When in operation, the electrically charged motor works with the gasoline-powered engine and can offer fuel consumption scores of up to 9.6 L/100 km in the city and 6.5 L/100 km on the highway.
If you would like to learn more about the Canadian features of the 2016 Buick Regal, contact a Don Wheaton sales professional today.