2014 Luxury Car Buyers Guide

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The luxury vehicle market used to be dominated by European manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi. However, strong competition from other brands like Lexus, Infiniti and Cadillac has upset the balance in recent years.

What's New?

2012 Mercedes CLS63 AMG 02Many luxury cars tend to showcase the very latest in technology, safety, and driving dynamics. Audi is attacking all of these fronts with a host of new vehicles for 2014. The RS 7 is new this year and is Audi’s answer to the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG and BMW M6 Gran Coupe. At the heart of the RS 7 is a 4.0L turbocharged V8 developing 560 hp. 

At the other end of the scale is Audi’s compact A3 that will be all-new for the 2015 model year. Now a sedan instead of a hatchback, the A3 will come with a base 1.8-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 180 hp. Audi has also stuffed the 3.0L six-cylinder TDI diesel engine into the A6 and A7 this year, while the A4 will receive a four-cylinder TDI engine soon.

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Mercedes-Benz has introduced a new compact luxury car, the CLA Class. It is be powered by a 2.0L turbocharged engine making 208 hp or 355 hp in AMG spec. It will battle the upcoming Audi A3 sedan in the burgeoning entry level luxury market.

Still in the Benz lineup, the S-Class is all-new and like all S-Classes before, is packed with leading edge technology. 

See Also: 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport Review

2014-Cadillac-CTS-standard-of-the-world.jpgLast year saw the introduction of the third generation of Cadillac CTS sedan. Now larger and more premium, the CTS features a range-topping Vsport model packing a twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6 producing a whopping 420 hp. This engine also finds its way under the hood of the Cadillac XTS Vsport. And while on the topic of large luxury sedans, Acura has also introduced a new flagship model now labelled the RLX instead of the RL. Available as a front-driver, a high-tech and more powerful AWD hybrid version is also available.

The compact luxury market heats up this year with an all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It joins the Lexus IS and Infiniti Q50 sedan.

See Also: 2014 Infiniti Q50 Review

Playing a little more on the fringe is the new Lincoln MKZ and Volvo S60 that receives a new line of Drive-E engines this year.

2014-BMW-428i-07.jpgOn the sportier front, BMW has added a new 4 Series coupe and Convertible as well as a small 2 Series coupe.  Not to be outdone, Cadillac has also added a coupe version of the company's ATS compact sedan.

If all of these vehicles are not what you are looking for, a new Hyundai Genesis sedan and Porsche Panamera are on the way.

What's Coming?

Later on this year, Hyundai will be bringing out a new Genesis sedan. Acura will be replacing both the TL and TSX with one new model, the TLX.
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2014 FIAT 500L
2014 FIAT 500L
view 4 trims
$19,195 - $24,395 24/33 mpg
2 reviews
2014 Hyundai Sonata
2014 Hyundai Sonata
view 8 trims
$21,450 - $28,650 21/32 mpg
2 reviews
2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid
view 2 trims
$25,170 - $28,455 42/37 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Acura ILX
2014 Acura ILX
view 6 trims
$26,900 - $34,600 22/31 mpg
2 reviews
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
view 3 trims
$29,900 - $47,450 23/31 mpg
3 reviews
2014 Acura TSX
2014 Acura TSX
view 5 trims
$30,635 - $39,275 19/28 mpg
0 reviews
2014 BMW X1
2014 BMW X1
view 3 trims
$30,900 - $38,800 18/27 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Volvo S60
2014 Volvo S60
view 13 trims
$32,400 - $45,700 18/25 mpg
1 reviews
2014 BMW 3 Series
2014 BMW 3 Series
view 11 trims
$32,750 - $49,900 20/30 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Audi A4
2014 Audi A4
view 9 trims
$33,800 - $35,900 20/29 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Volvo XC70
2014 Volvo XC70
view 19 trims
$34,500 - $45,650 17/24 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Kia Cadenza
2014 Kia Cadenza
view 2 trims
$35,100 - $42,400 19/28 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Hyundai Genesis
2014 Hyundai Genesis
view 2 trims
$35,200 - $47,400 15/23 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
view 3 trims
$35,805 - $41,650 40/39 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Acura TL
2014 Acura TL
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$36,030 - $45,510 17/25 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Lexus IS 250
2014 Lexus IS 250
view 2 trims
$36,100 - $38,635 20/27 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Lexus ES 350
2014 Lexus ES 350
view 1 trims
$36,620 21/31 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Infiniti Q50
2014 Infiniti Q50
view 10 trims
$37,150 - $48,600 19/27 mpg
3 reviews
2014 Cadillac CTS Coupe
2014 Cadillac CTS Coupe
view 6 trims
$39,495 - $49,995 18/26 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Lexus IS 350
2014 Lexus IS 350
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$39,615 - $41,850 19/26 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Volvo S80
2014 Volvo S80
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$39,900 - $48,150 18/25 mpg
0 reviews
2014 BMW 4 Series
2014 BMW 4 Series
view 7 trims
$40,500 - $54,900 20/30 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Lincoln MKS
2014 Lincoln MKS
view 3 trims
$40,690 - $47,680 17/25 mpg
3 reviews
2014 Audi allroad
2014 Audi allroad
view 3 trims
$40,700 20/27 mpg
0 reviews
2014 BMW i3
2014 BMW i3
view 2 trims
$41,350 - $45,200 N/A
0 reviews
2014 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo
2014 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo
view 2 trims
$41,450 - $46,850 20/30 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Cadillac CTS Wagon
2014 Cadillac CTS Wagon
view 6 trims
$42,195 - $51,695 18/26 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Audi A6
2014 Audi A6
view 8 trims
$43,100 - $57,500 18/27 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Chevrolet SS
2014 Chevrolet SS
view 1 trims
$43,475 14/21 mpg
2 reviews
2014 Cadillac XTS
2014 Cadillac XTS
view 14 trims
$44,600 - $69,095 15/21 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan
2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan
view 16 trims
$45,100 - $69,070 16/24 mpg
2 reviews
2014 Jaguar XF
2014 Jaguar XF
view 6 trims
$46,975 - $99,000 15/23 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Lexus GS 350
2014 Lexus GS 350
view 2 trims
$47,700 - $49,950 19/26 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Audi S4
2014 Audi S4
view 4 trims
$48,100 - $49,500 17/26 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Acura RLX
2014 Acura RLX
view 5 trims
$48,450 - $60,450 20/31 mpg
1 reviews
2014 BMW 5 Series
2014 BMW 5 Series
view 9 trims
$49,500 - $66,200 16/24 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Infiniti Q70
2014 Infiniti Q70
view 4 trims
$49,600 - $64,600 16/23 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
view 20 trims
$51,400 - $102,370 15/21 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Infiniti Q70h
2014 Infiniti Q70h
view 1 trims
$55,650 29/34 mpg
0 reviews
2014 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
2014 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
view 4 trims
$60,200 - $70,400 16/24 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Lexus GS 450h
2014 Lexus GS 450h
view 1 trims
$60,430 29/34 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Hyundai Equus
2014 Hyundai Equus
view 2 trims
$61,250 - $68,500 15/23 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Lexus IS F
2014 Lexus IS F
view 1 trims
$63,600 16/23 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
2014 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
view 1 trims
$63,600 14/19 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
2014 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
view 1 trims
$63,600 14/19 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
2014 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
view 1 trims
$63,600 14/19 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Audi A7
2014 Audi A7
view 4 trims
$64,500 - $66,900 18/28 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Maserati Ghibli
2014 Maserati Ghibli
view 2 trims
$66,900 - $76,900 15/25 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Tesla Model S
2014 Tesla Model S
view 2 trims
$69,900 - $93,400 N/A
0 reviews
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
view 4 trims
$72,100 - $106,500 16/22 mpg
2 reviews
2014 Lexus LS 460
2014 Lexus LS 460
view 4 trims
$72,140 - $81,925 16/23 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Audi S6
2014 Audi S6
view 1 trims
$73,400 17/27 mpg
0 reviews
2014 BMW 7 Series
2014 BMW 7 Series
view 13 trims
$74,000 - $141,200 13/20 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Jaguar XJ
2014 Jaguar XJ
view 8 trims
$74,200 - $119,000 15/23 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Cadillac ELR
2014 Cadillac ELR
view 1 trims
$75,000 31/35 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Audi A8
2014 Audi A8
view 2 trims
$75,100 - $83,900 17/28 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Porsche Panamera
2014 Porsche Panamera
view 11 trims
$78,100 - $200,500 15/24 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Audi A8 L
2014 Audi A8 L
view 4 trims
$78,800 - $135,900 13/21 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Audi S7
2014 Audi S7
view 1 trims
$80,200 17/27 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
view 3 trims
$92,900 - $139,500 15/23 mpg
0 reviews
2014 BMW M5
2014 BMW M5
view 1 trims
$92,900 14/20 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Maserati Quattroporte
2014 Maserati Quattroporte
view 2 trims
$102,500 - $140,500 13/22 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Audi RS 7
2014 Audi RS 7
view 1 trims
$104,900 16/27 mpg
0 reviews
2014 BMW M6
2014 BMW M6
view 3 trims
$111,200 - $117,500 14/20 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Audi S8
2014 Audi S8
view 1 trims
$112,500 15/26 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
view 4 trims
$116,600 - $215,500 12/18 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Lexus LS 600h L
2014 Lexus LS 600h L
view 1 trims
$120,060 19/23 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Bentley Continental GT V8
2014 Bentley Continental GT V8
view 2 trims
$177,500 - $195,200 14/24 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
view 2 trims
$196,500 - $216,200 14/24 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Aston Martin Rapide S
2014 Aston Martin Rapide S
view 1 trims
$198,250 13/19 mpg
1 reviews
2014 Bentley Continental GT
2014 Bentley Continental GT
view 2 trims
$198,600 - $218,500 12/20 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Bentley Flying Spur
2014 Bentley Flying Spur
view 1 trims
$200,500 12/20 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed
2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed
view 2 trims
$217,000 - $238,700 12/20 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost
2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost
view 2 trims
$263,200 - $303,300 13/21 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith
2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith
view 1 trims
$284,900 13/21 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Ferrari FF
2014 Ferrari FF
view 1 trims
$295,000 11/16 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Bentley Mulsanne
2014 Bentley Mulsanne
view 1 trims
$298,900 11/18 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom
view 2 trims
$402,940 - $474,990 11/19 mpg
0 reviews
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe
view 2 trims
$433,550 - $474,600 11/19 mpg
0 reviews
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