2001 Buick Regal LS 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

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  • My 2001 Buick Regal has 78,000 miles on it. Over the past month (Sept-Oct) the car has skidded, as if on ice, when I engage the brakes. What would cause that to happen?

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  • The 2001 Buick Regal is available as a 4-door, 5-seat sedan. Starting at $22,965, the 2001 Buick Regal LS is powered by a 3.8L, 6-cylinder engine mated to an automatic transmission that returns an EPA estimated 20-mpg in the city and 30-mpg on the highway. The top of the line 2001 Buick Regal GSE, priced at $26,095, is powered by a 3.8L, 6-cylinder engine mated to an automatic transmission that returns an EPA estimated 18-mpg in the city and 28-mpg on the highway.

    The 2001 Buick Regal is a sporty version of the Century, with which it shares a platform. Its grille and front end are the major stylistic distinctions from the Century. In 2001, the Regal adds standard OnStar to its performance-oriented GS trim. Also added is a special Olympic appearance package option, designed by Joseph Abboud in honor of Buick's U.S. team sponsorship. It sports the U.S. Olympic logo and a two-tone exterior and comes with a sunroof and an 8-speaker sound system. When added to the base LS, it adds the Gran Touring suspension.

    Drivetrain

    Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
    Transmission
    • Heavy-Duty 4-Speed Electronically-Controlled Automatic w/OD

  • MPG (Miles Per Gallon)

    Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 17.5 gal
    Engine Transmission EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG)
    3.8L (231) SFI V6 3800 SERIES II SUPERCHARGED Heavy-Duty 4-Speed Electronically-Controlled Automatic w/OD City: 18 / Hwy: 28

    Two versions of the same engine can be had with the 2001 Buick Regal. The base LS has a 195-hp, 3.8 V6, while the GS is powered by a supercharged version of this engine that hits 240-hp. Both come only with a 4-speed auto tran, and the one in the GS is more heavy duty. ABS, dual front airbags, and traction control are standard across the line, but the sportier GS adds side airbags, a stiffer suspension, larger 16-inch wheels, and replaces chrome moldings with body-colored ones. The 2001 Regal is a mid-size sedan that's practical for families, with it's split-folding rear seat, but also fun for parents who leave their kids at home for a night out. The LS is nicely equipped with full power features and cruise control, and stepping up to the GS adds leather seats, a CD player, heated mirrors, and dual-zone climate control.

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The 2001 Buick Regal is a spacious four door Sedan offered in LS and GS trims. It features seating capacity for up to five passengers and a 200 horsepower 3.8-liter V6 mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission as standard. The Regal comes nicely equipped with plenty of comfort and convenience features, including dual zone auto climate control, cruise control, keyless entry, full power accessories, heated seats, an adjustable leather-wrapped steering wheel and upgraded AM/FM/CD. Safety features include driver and passenger-side airbags and ABS brakes.