Selecting the right car can be a daunting task when there are hundreds of styles from which to choose. One type of car that has remained popular is the sedan. This practical, stylish, safe car comes in a variety of styles including club, notchback, fastback, hardtop, hatchback, and chauffeured. The following list is a compilation of the most popular types of sedans in 2017.
1. 2017 Volvo S60
The 2017 Volvo S60 offers an additional three inches of rear-seat legroom with its stretched wheelbase. Fuel-efficient turbocharged and supercharged engines provide this luxury vehicle with power and speed. This compact sedan offers great safety ratings and effortless acceleration. This S60 model offers the dynamic, inscription and R-design vehicles – designed for sport, spaciousness, and peak performance, respectively. Additionally, the S60 has advanced navigational systems, built-in WiFi, and other useful technologies.
2. 2017 Volkswagen Golf R
This German-based car offers a 4 cylinder, 2.0 liter engine with great fuel economy. This high performance hatchback sedan has a turbocharger and sport-tuned suspension with 292 horsepower. It takes less than 5 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph with this sedan. Sport mode and 6-speed DSG automatic transmission with Tiptronic are available in this car. More power is provided through the 4MOTION all-wheel drive system. Thus, this sedan is great for high performance as well as careful control in narrower streets.
3. 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
In a competitive market of midsize sedans, this Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has superior qualities making it one of the most popular sedans of 2017. This car has turbocharged, hybrid and plug-in drivetrains as well as a comfortable and quiet interior and exterior. This affordable, midsize 4-door comes with a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder with 185 horsepower capabilities.
4. 2017 Toyota Pruis Prime
This plug-in hybrid offers extended EV-only range of about 25 miles. This sedan offers multiple driving modes that help to replenish the battery, including a “recharge mode”. A large, stylish touch-screen display attracts drivers. The tax incentive is also a selling point for many people interested in this sedan. It’s a comfortable, quiet car with excellent electric-only range and great fuel economy.
5. 2017 Lincoln Continental
The Continental offers a plush ride with 30-way-adjustable front seats. The full-size and mid-size sedans are reasonably priced. While it is not a sports car (due to its front-wheel drive), this sedan is a comfortable, popular choice. It has a 400-horsepower 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6. The Lincoln Continental runs best on long, straight highways.
6. 2017 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid
The midsize sedan options are plentiful in today’s market, yet this Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid seems to stand out from the rest. This stylish sedan offers a quiet driving environment with a 2.4-liter cylinder with 185 horsepower. Drivers of this sedan are satisfied with its acceleration and decent fuel economy.
7. 2017 Chevrolet Cruze
With a new body, this second generation Chevrolet Cruz offers a 5-door hatchback and expanded cargo space. This sedan has Wi-Fi capabilities, a 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and a new diesel engine. This sedan is a combination of a compact and a hatchback that is attractive and comfortable. Blind-spot monitoring and forward-collision alerts are present in this car.
8. 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe
All BMWs provide a unique driving experience and world-class design. This reasonably priced sedan is powered by a TwinPower Turbo V-8 engine. The Gran Coupe accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in about 4.1 seconds. With a 560 horsepower and a 4.4-liter, this BMW provides an aerodynamic choice for a reliable sedan. Inside the engine of this sedan is a high-pressure injector that injects fuel in 0.27 seconds; this allows for precise control of combustion and efficient driving.
9. Alfa Romeo Giulia
The stylish Alfa Romeo Giulia provides a high-grade performance at a competitive price. The traditional Alfa grille and flashy interior shows its Italian heritage. This rear-drive car with optional all-wheel drive capability maintains easy, responsive, steering. The compact size of the Giulia possesses equal weight distribution and a 280-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. This sedan offers three driving systems: dynamic, normal and advanced efficiency.
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