Sedans are automobile which are also known as the three box configuration vehicles, owing to design and layout. The three-box configuration is a basic pillar structure which separates the engine, passenger compartment, and the cargo hold individually. Sedans feature passenger seating capacity of minimum two rows, but luxury sedan models have an additional row of seating.
Sedans are normally categorized according to their make and model into club, notchback, fastback, hardtop, hatchback, and chauffeured sedans. Each distinct in its utility and features, seating capacity, mileage, and more.
Here are the most popular sedans to look out for in 2017
Audi A4: The Audi A4 is a five-seater luxury sedan which boasts a mileage of approximately 24–27 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 31–37 on the highway. This particular model comes into two options namely the front wheel drive and the all-wheel drive. The base model which is priced at $34900 has automatic transmission, with an intercooled turbo premium unleaded I-4 2.0L/ 121 engine, which pumps out 190HP at 4200 rpm with a torque of 236 BHP. This model has been redesigned for 2017 with a variety of tech features and more rear seating space compared to other automobiles in the market.
Volvo S90: The Volvo S90 features a luxurious interior, with its innovative semi-autonomous driving models, comfortable passenger and cargo capacity with a powerful engine. The five-seater luxury sedan features all-wheel drive and only front wheel drive options, with a good mileage of 22–23 mpg in the city and 31–34 mpg on the highway. The base model priced at $46950 features automatic transmission with an intercooled turbo regular unleaded I-4 2.0 L/120 engine putting out a good 250 HP at 5200 rpm with a torque capacity of 258BHP. For a five-seater luxury sedan, the Volvo S90 sure packs a massive powerhouse under its hood.
2017 Cadillac CTS: The Cadillac CTS is a luxury sedan which boasts advanced tech features with premium cabin materials and interior. Overall it is a sedan that offers power and agility but with a couple of drawbacks when it comes to fuel economy and seating for that matter. It is a five-seater sedan with all-wheel drive and rear wheel drive depending on the model, automatic transmission and a fuel economy of 14–20 mpg in the city and 21–30 mpg on the highway. The base model is priced at $45995 with an automatic transmission, featuring a turbocharged gas I4 2.0L/ 122 with 268Hp churning out at 5600 rpm pumping out 295 BHP torque.
There are a number of models that can be compared online to find out the best in the luxury sedan class, that suit your budget and needs. The official websites of the automobile manufacturer is a good source to find out everything about the make and model.