The 2018 Buick Regal TourX is the legendary car company’s completely different take on versatility, which is about to bring the traditional wagon to the Regal lineup. The company has just released the TourX’s pricing info, delighting many of those who find the likes of Volvo XC60 or the Subaru Outback a bit too pricey. The new TourX will be the perfect luxury wagon for those on a budget.
Details and Features
The base $30.000 model of the new Regal TourX is called the 1SV although is comes with more than enough standard features it isn’t nearly enough as some of the TourX’s greatest competitors. But nevertheless, you still get 18-inch aluminum wheels, active noise cancellation, push-button start, heated mirrors, as well as the universal garage door opener and possibly the Bluetooth IntelliLink infotainment system.
A step up from the 1SV trim is the 1SB, that promises to be the most popular trim on the dealer lots. It adds auto-dimming mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power driver’s seat, as well as sill plates. But for an additional cost of $1,240 you will be able to get the Driver Confidence Package which also adds some electronic driver aids like the forward collision alert and lane departure warning. Furthermore, $1,200 can also get you a panoramic sunroof.
But if you are looking for leather seats, you will need to splash out $6.000 dollars more than advertised and get the top of the line Essence 1SL trim which aside from the leather upholstery adds a better stereo with a bigger 8-inch screen, as well as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and dual-zone climate control. This is the classic upselling tactic GM has become well versed in.
Engine and Powertrain
The new 2018 Buick Regal TourX comes with a raised suspension and a mandatory all wheel drive. It will also offer just one choice of engine, the 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that will be good for about 250 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. This output is just a little less powerful than what the outgoing Regal GS sedan offers. There will also be just one choice of transmission, the Buick’s trusted 8-speed automatic gearbox.
2018 Buick Regal TourX Release Date and Price
Buick just announced that the starting price for the entry level 2018 Buick Regal TourX is $29,995, with the destination cost already accounted in. Next up is the 1SB trim which will cost you about $33,575. There is also the top of the range Essence trim whose price is set at $35,945. The new model should arrive by the end of the year, and the official release date is expected to be announced soon.
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