Everyone wants what’s best for their family, and that includes a safe and roomy set of wheels for errands, event and road trips. For today’s edition of Top Ten Tuesday we’ll help you narrow down your best options from this grand segment.
Starting Price: $21,970
Engine: 1.5L EcoBoost engine, coupled with standard six-speed automatic transmission
MPG: 22/34 (city/hwy)
Highlights: Interior color options, standard back up camera, heated and cooled seats, Intelligent all-wheel drive, Sync with MyFord Touch. Nicely designed inside and out. Several EcoBoost engine options.
Starting Price: $22,425
Engine: 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve Dual VVT-i; 178 hp and 170 lb.-ft of torque
MPG: 25/35 (city/hwy)
Highlights: Available heated power exterior mirrors, 6.1-inch touch screen, Entune audio package with a 10-speaker sound system and Piano Black interior accents.
Starting Price: $21,680
Engine: 2.4-liter DOHC engine with 185hp and 181 lb-ft of torque.
MPG: 27/36 (city/hwy)
Highlights: Rearview camera, available alloy wheels, Lane Watch, Lane Departure Warning, leather seats, 2014 IIHS Top Safety Pic.
Starting Price: $21,450
Engine: 2.4-liter 4-Cylinder w/ 192hp and 181lb-ft of torque
MPG: 24/35 City/Hwy
Highlights:Active Eco System, Steering mounted audio, alloy wheels, Bluetooth and cruise control, USB come standard. A 274hp engine, Blind Spot detection and panoramic moonroof are all available.
Starting Price: $20,990
Engine: 2.0-liter DOHC Skyactiv making 184hp and 185 lb-ft of torque.
MPG: 25/37 (city/hwy)
Highlights: Available Bluetooth streaming, Commander control dial, navigation, radar cruise control, sport mode, heated side mirrors and 17-inch wheels.
Starting Price: $22, 340
Engine: Ecotech 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine making 196hp and 191 lb-ft of torque
MPG: 25/36 (City/Hwy)
Highlights: Available 259hp engine, rear view camera, OnStar, 7-inch color touch screen display, Bluetooth streaming, Pioneer 9-speaker sound system and Chevrolet MyLink.
Starting Price: $22,110
Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder DOHC engine with 182hp and 180 lb-ft of torque.
MPG: 27/38 (City/Hwy)
Highlights: Available 270hp engine, Active understeer control, 370Z inspired rear suspension, Bluetooth, Intelligent Key, Lane Departure Warning, 7-inch color touchscreen navigation, blind spot warning, Bose audio system.
Starting Price: $21,500
Engine: 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine with 192hp and 181 lb-ft of torque.
MPG: 23/34 (City/Hwy)
Highlights: Available sport red brake calipers, UVO e-services entertainment system, 16-inch alloy wheels for base model, push button start, Nappa leather seat trim, Heated exterior mirrors with LED turn signals.
Starting Price: $20,995
Engine: 1.8-liter DOHC 4-cylinder with 170hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
MPG: 24/35 (City/Hwy)
Highlights: Available diesel variant, 19-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth audio streaming, keyless entry, push button start, corner-illuminating fog lights, heated front seats, VW Car-Net, Fender Premium Audio system, touchscreen navigation with traffic information.
Starting Price: $20,595
Engine: 2.4-liter 4-cylinder making 173hp and 166 lb-ft of torque.
MPG: 21/30 (City/Hwy)
Highlights: Available leather wrapped steering wheel, Driver-focused seats, heated seats, oversized tachometer, LED ambient lighting, UConnect system with real time updates, color touchscreen navigation with Sirius XM travel link, Boston Acoustics sound system.
There’s ten models, each with comparable options, each with their own stand out qualities. Looking for great gas mileage? Volkswagen offers the TDI version of the Passat for that, and Nissan’s base model Altima gets great miles per gallon, as well. Technology? Honda will give you the most for your money with the Accord, or you could opt for the Fusion. Love a sport feel? Go with Mazda. There is definitely a sedan here for every family.