2014 Sedans Buyers Guide

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Americans are keeping their cars longer now than ever before so there’s a good chance you haven’t been worrying about what’s new and competitive in the marketplace. If you’re in the market for a new sedan, here’s what you need to know.

What’s new for Sedans?

Mazda debuted its new Mazda6 this year, arguably the best in the segment for striking a balance between fuel economy, good looks and refined driving dynamics. You can get it in both a stick or automatic, even in mid-level trim. Top-tier packages can even come with adaptive cruise control and a marginally fuel-saving feature the company calls i-ELOOP.

2014 Accord Hybrid MPGHonda has added two new models to the Accord lineup this year, a regular hybrid and a full-blown plug-in hybrid. Using Honda's new two-motor hybrid technology, the Accord finally becomes a proper hybrid unlike the electric assist Accord V6 Hybrid from the past.

Chevrolet’s Malibu is has been updated this year to address many concerns both Chevrolet dealers and customers had with the 2013 model. New features include a fresh center console, mildly revised front fascia and a new standard 2.5 liter four-clyinder engine wih start-stop technology to boost fuel economy.

SEE ALSO: Top 10 Family Friendly Fuel Sippers

2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2Finally, Hyundai updated its Sonata sedan this year with a new center console and slight revisions to the exterior. Meanwhile the Sonata Hybrid saw updates under the skin, with drivetrain improvements to improve fuel economy to 36 mpg city and 40 mpg highway.

If space is king in your domain, there’s also the new Avalon from Toyota and a brand-new Chevrolet Impala to try. Both boast powerful V6 engines and plenty of space in both the trunk and second row. Formerly drab barges, both now also sport attractive sheetmetal.

SEE ALSO: Mid-Size Sedan Shootout

What’s coming?

Noticing that improving fuel economy is a popular industry trend? You’re not wrong. Chrysler will also offer a new transmission in its 200. Guess how many gears? Not six, not even eight, but a flabbergasting nine speeds will set the tempo for its spinning wheels once the equipment is put in place. As well, the new 200 will feature a trick new all-wheel drive system.

Nissan will also be replacing the company's long-in-the-tooth Maxima in the near future with styling cues borrowed from Sport Sedan Concept.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA
2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA
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2015 Nissan Versa Note
2015 Nissan Versa Note
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$14,180 - $18,660 27/36 mpg
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2015 Dodge Dart
2015 Dodge Dart
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$16,495 - $22,995 22/33 mpg
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2015 Hyundai Elantra
2015 Hyundai Elantra
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$17,250 - $22,600 24/34 mpg
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2015 Kia Forte 5-Door
2015 Kia Forte 5-Door
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$19,690 - $21,890 21/29 mpg
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2015 Volkswagen Passat
2015 Volkswagen Passat
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$21,120 - $35,660 20/28 mpg
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2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata
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$21,150 - $33,525 23/32 mpg
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2015 Mazda Mazda6
2015 Mazda Mazda6
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$21,190 - $29,895 25/37 mpg
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2015 Kia Optima
2015 Kia Optima
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$21,650 - $35,500 20/31 mpg
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2015 Subaru Legacy
2015 Subaru Legacy
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$21,695 - $29,595 20/29 mpg
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2015 Chrysler 200
2015 Chrysler 200
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$21,700 - $30,425 18/29 mpg
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2015 Honda Accord Sedan
2015 Honda Accord Sedan
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$22,105 - $33,630 21/34 mpg
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2015 Nissan Altima
2015 Nissan Altima
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$22,300 - $31,950 22/32 mpg
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2015 Ford Fusion
2015 Ford Fusion
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$22,400 - $32,600 N/A
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2015 Chevrolet Malibu
2015 Chevrolet Malibu
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$22,465 - $30,480 21/30 mpg
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2015 Toyota Camry
2015 Toyota Camry
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$22,970 - $31,370 21/31 mpg
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2015 Buick Verano
2015 Buick Verano
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$23,380 - $29,215 21/30 mpg
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2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid
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$24,170 - $27,170 42/37 mpg
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2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
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$26,000 - $29,500 36/40 mpg
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2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid
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$26,790 - $29,980 40/38 mpg
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2015 Ford Taurus
2015 Ford Taurus
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$26,790 - $40,105 17/25 mpg
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2015 Chevrolet Impala
2015 Chevrolet Impala
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$27,060 - $40,660 19/29 mpg
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2015 Dodge Charger
2015 Dodge Charger
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$27,995 - $62,295 13/22 mpg
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2015 Nissan LEAF
2015 Nissan LEAF
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$29,010 - $35,120 N/A
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2015 Honda Accord Hybrid
2015 Honda Accord Hybrid
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$29,305 - $35,055 50/45 mpg
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2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In
2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In
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$29,990 - $34,905 51/49 mpg
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2015 Buick Regal
2015 Buick Regal
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$29,990 - $39,810 19/27 mpg
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2015 BMW X1
2015 BMW X1
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$30,900 - $38,800 18/27 mpg
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2015 Acura TLX
2015 Acura TLX
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$30,995 - $44,700 21/31 mpg
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2015 Ford C-Max Energi
2015 Ford C-Max Energi
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$31,635 40/36 mpg
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2015 Toyota Avalon
2015 Toyota Avalon
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$32,285 - $39,980 21/31 mpg
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2015 Buick LaCrosse
2015 Buick LaCrosse
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$33,635 - $40,500 17/26 mpg
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2015 Infiniti Q40
2015 Infiniti Q40
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$33,950 - $35,550 N/A
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2015 Ford Fusion Energi
2015 Ford Fusion Energi
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$34,700 - $36,500 44/41 mpg
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2015 Kia Cadenza
2015 Kia Cadenza
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$34,900 - $43,800 19/28 mpg
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2015 Lincoln MKZ
2015 Lincoln MKZ
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$35,190 - $47,445 22/33 mpg
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2015 Infiniti Q50
2015 Infiniti Q50
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$37,150 - $48,600 19/27 mpg
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2015 Lexus ES 350
2015 Lexus ES 350
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$37,550 - $40,290 21/31 mpg
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2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
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$37,800 - $41,700 40/39 mpg
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2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis
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$38,000 - $51,500 15/23 mpg
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2015 Lincoln MKS
2015 Lincoln MKS
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$38,850 - $45,840 N/A
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2015 Tesla Model S
2015 Tesla Model S
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$69,900 - $93,400 N/A
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2015 Ford Expedition Review
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2015 Toyota Yaris Review

2015 Toyota Yaris Review
The Toyota Yaris is refreshed for 2015, but it still trails the competition in features and technological advancement. Are those downsides enough to take your business elsewhere or is the Yaris still better than its competition?

2015 Kia Sedona Review

2015 Kia Sedona Review
Minivans are the grilled chicken breast of the automotive world: Wholesome but inherently dull. And that’s why we applaud Kia for attempting to make the all-new 2015 Sedona a more interesting prospect with the addition of a few carefully selected SUV cues. We don’t expect to see Range Rover buyers stampeding for Kia showrooms, but...

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2015 Honda CR-V Review
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