27000 Midsize Sedan Challenge

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2015 Volkswagen Passat Review

2015 Volkswagen Passat Review

By William Jackson on December 15, 2014

"Three model years after winning Cars.com's Best of 2012 Award, the 2015 Volkswagen Passat remains a compelling family sedan, offering above-average space, mileage, drivability and quality," says... Read More
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2015 Nissan Altima Review

2015 Nissan Altima Review

By Jennifer Geiger on December 10, 2014

"In one of the most competitive classes in the car market, the generally capable 2015 Nissan Altima is hamstrung by subpar drivability — an unrefined transmission and associated engine noise," sa... Read More
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What Midsize Sedan Gets the Best Mileage?

What Midsize Sedan Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Wiesenfelder on November 17, 2014

Part of the scoring in our big 10-car $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge comes from observed mileage over a drive route that consisted of close to 180 miles of both city and highway driving in and ... Read More
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$27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge: What the Judges Said

$27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge: What the Judges Said

By Patrick Olsen on November 17, 2014

To evaluate our midsize sedans, we put them through a battery of tests in and around Baltimore: We took all 10 cars on a mileage drive of about 180 miles to judge real-world fuel economy... Read More
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What's the Best Midsize Sedan for $27,000?

What's the Best Midsize Sedan for $27,000?

By Patrick Olsen on November 17, 2014

Midsize sedans remain the best-selling category of cars in the U.S. With this class remaining hot, the competitors have more to offer than ever before, with advances in technology, features and ... Read More
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2015 Honda Accord Photo Gallery

2015 Honda Accord Photo Gallery

By David Thomas on November 16, 2014

The 2015 Honda Accord finished eighth in our $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge. "Our winner from last time still has a number of strengths, such as roominess, general comfort and drivability. Like ... Read More
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2015 Ford Fusion Photo Gallery

2015 Ford Fusion Photo Gallery

By David Thomas on November 16, 2014

The 2015 Ford Fusion finished sixth in our $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge. "This is the car for people who like to drive, and who like their choice to be to something stylish. ... but the value ... Read More
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2015 Volkswagen Passat Photo Gallery

2015 Volkswagen Passat Photo Gallery

By Matt Schmitz on November 16, 2014

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat finished third in our $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge. "The oldest design in this group is still a leader in space and handling," said one of our judges. Check out our ... Read More
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2015 Mazda6 Photo Gallery

2015 Mazda6 Photo Gallery

By Matt Schmitz on November 16, 2014

The 2015 Mazda6 finished fourth in our $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge. "The Mazda6 continues to be the most fun-to-drive car in this segment. It also looks great, but the interior is really not ... Read More
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2015 Hyundai Sonata Photo Gallery

2015 Hyundai Sonata Photo Gallery

By David Thomas on November 16, 2014

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata finished first in our $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge. "Rather than fixate on the redesigned 2015's looks, inside and outside, shoppers should explore a car that does many... Read More