Sedans that Sip the Gas

As the largest and most shopped class of vehicles on the planet the Sedan Class is very important for the offerings given. This class must include performance based, technologically advanced, family oriented cars that are built to keep a family safe in their travels as well as offer enjoyment behind the wheel. Add to this the need to keep a family on budget or offer them the ability to have their budget stretch a bit with some great fuel efficiency and this list becomes even more important for car buyers to shop who need a great sedan either for a daily commuter, getting around town or for their family vehicle.

#10 2015 Nissan Altima

As the most popular offering ever from Nissan, the Altima for the new model year starts off this list of penny pinchers with the standard model Altima 2.5 that is powered by a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that offers 182 horsepower. This engine is paired with a two-speed Xtronic continuously variable transmission and is equipped with overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, air conditioning, 16-inch steel wheels, driveline traction control, electronic stability control and power mirrors. Starting off this list at 27 city/38 hwy mpg of fuel efficiency the Altima is a great choice for a fuel efficient family sedan.

#9 2015 Mazda 6

For the Mazda 6 in the I Sport (A6) model the engine offered is a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine capable of 184 horsepower and married to a six-speed automatic transmission. This vehicle offers overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, air conditioning, 17-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and electronic stability control. The fuel efficiency offered on the Mazda 6 comes in at 26 city/38 hwy mpg.

#8 2014 BMW 535d

For this very fuel efficient BMW in the base model the engine offered is a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder intercooled turbo engine that can achieve 255 horsepower. This engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and is equipped with overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, an integrated navigation system, airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 18-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control and driveline traction control. This BMW comes to the party with 26 city/38 hwy mpg and will be gone soon to make room for the 2015 models, allowing dealers to offer great deals on these cars.

#7 2015 Audi A7

As a great luxury vehicle the A7 in the 3.0 TDI Premium Plus model is powered by a 3.0-liter intercooled turbo V6 engine that offers up to 240 horsepower and partnered with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The A7 features overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, an integrated navigation system, airbags including driver and passenger knee airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 19-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and a host of luxury features to enjoy. The A7 comes into the competition with a fuel mileage of 24 city/38 hwy mpg.

#6 2015 Audi A6

Another Audi on the list with the same engine as the A7 the A6 3.0 TDI Premium Plus is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 intercooled turbo engine that is married up with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The A6 is equipped with overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, an integrated navigation system, airbags that include driver and passenger knee airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 18-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and many other luxury features. The A6 offers the same fuel efficiency as the A7 coming in at 24 city/38 hwy mpg.

#5 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid

For the Kia Optima Hybrid LX the engine offered is a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine offering 159 horsepower matched up to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Optima is equipped with overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 16-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and electronic stability control. The hybrid Optima comes in with a fuel efficiency of 36 city/40 hwy mpg and will be gone from dealer inventories soon as the 2014 model year is coming to a close.

#4 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

For the base model of the hybrid version of the Sonata the power plant is a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine that is paired up with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Sonata includes overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 16-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and electronic stability control. The Sonata reaches the fourth place spot with a fuel efficiency of 36 city/40 hwy mpg and will also disappear soon as the model year comes to an end.

#3 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid

For the Fusion Hybrid S model the engine offered is a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that offers up to 141 horsepower. Partnered with a two-speed continuously variable transmission the Fusion includes overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, airbags including driver and passenger knee airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 17-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and AdvanceTrac electronic stability control. The Fusion Hybrid comes in with a fuel efficiency of 44 city/41 hwy mpg for owners to enjoy.

#2 2015 Volkswagen Passat

For the Passat 2.0L TDI SE model the engine is a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder intercooled turbo engine capable of 140 horsepower. This engine is matched with a six-speed manual transmission and the vehicle includes overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, air conditioning, 17-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and electronic stability control. The Passat offers owner a fuel efficiency of 31 city/43 hwy mpg.

#1 2014 BMW 328d

For the base model 328d BMW the engine is a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder intercooled turbo engine paired up with an eight-speed automatic transmission. This chart topping offering includes overdrive, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, and airbags including driver and passenger airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 17-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, driveline traction control and electronic stability control. The BMW 328d offers a leading 32 city/45 hwy mpg for owners to get the best of fuel efficiency in a sedan and enjoy the luxury features from BMW.

Sedan shoppers increasingly need fuel efficient vehicles that offer plenty of great features to enjoy. This list is a great place to start shopping for a new sedan to transport the family, use as a daily driver, or enjoy a commute to work on a regular basis.

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