New cars - Tips on buying new sedan
While buying new cars, people prefer sedan a lot because this design looks pretty attractive. Sedan is a car having a traditional 4 door design and there are 3 basic sizes – large, midsize, and compact. There are also some models that do not fit in to any particular group.
The compact sedan cars start from $10,000 for the economy and the price can go as high as $40,000 or above for luxury models. The midsize sedans will put you back by around $18,000 and the top of the class cost a hefty $80k. The larger sedans start from $20k for the economy ones and the exotic ones are priced at an astronomical $300k.
There are plenty of 4, 5, 6, 8, and even 12 cylinder engines in the group of new cars in sedan design and there are also all-electric and hybrid models. Influx of the new technologies and designs are improving the fuel economy through out the sedan range and this means that the mid sized sedans are getting better fuel economy that was heard only on compacts to date.
It is recommended that the family shoppers check for the features that are available like front seat side air bags, antilock brakes, stability control, and side curtain full length airbags. Features such as rearview cameras, knee airbags, parking sensors, are now seen in the non-luxury new cars too. On the other side, the higher end cars are using high tech electronics for warning the inattentive drivers of any impending blind spot intrusions. Shoppers need to be aware of the crash test scores too and note that National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently adopted more strenuous procedures of testing and the ratings of the newly tested cars were different from those of the past.
Judging of sedans is pretty similar to other new cars. The prices and sizes of the sedans are different in different places and buyers who are looking at low cost transportation will end up with 4 doors and one trunk. The low priced midsize and compact sedan cars are cheapest for owning, they do no use a lot of gas and insurance costs too are pretty low. They aren’t too complex either and hence the repair bills are kept low. The luxury sedans have limited free plan of maintenance but the costs rise along with the age. The insurance and maintenance of the higher end sedans is more.
If you are thinking of getting all wheel drive for your new cars, then you should get it only if you are driving in snow a lot. Weight penalty of AWDs in the modern vehicle designs is minimal but they will certainly compromise on the fuel economy. Some of the sporty sedans have all wheel drive for enhancing the stability and control during the high speed maneuvers.
The traditional manuals having clutch pedals are recommended for the underpowered compact and sport sedans but there are now different types of automatics available. You should take a look at the different cars that are available before making a decision.
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