(4.6) 5 reviews
MSRP: $173$7,385
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 22-24
Engine: 240-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Buick Regal


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If you haven't visited a Buick dealer in a bit, you might be a little surprised at the vehicles General Motors' luxury-car division has in its lineup. The big, bloated soft-riding Buick road monsters of the past have given way to smaller cars with cleaner designs, sharper performance, greater comfort, better handling, and, most importantly, higher quality and more value for the dolla... Read full review for the 1997 Buick Regal

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Fabulous Sleeper Rod!

by Buickman from Washington, DC on October 31, 2007

I had a 1997 Regal GS from 35,000 to 241,000 miles and it was superb! The transmission went at 210,000, and the motor started having issues at 240,000. The car handled beautifully (for a Buick), and t... Read Full Review

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