Midsize Sedan Price Comparisons
The "price-to-value" factor basically compares cars based on the equipment that comes with each model and trim level. Some vehicles are better equipped than others, and if you simply compare the MSRP, you're not getting the full picture.
The mid-size family sedan is the most competitive segment in the market which includes the best-selling car, the Toyota Camry. That's the vehicle he used as the default vehicle to compare all others. Check out the results below and be sure to use CarWoo to get the best deals on these vehicles.
Lightly Equipped Midsize Sedans
|Toyota Camry LE||178hp 2.5L I4||$23,360||$23,360|
|Volkswagen Passat 2.5L S||170hp 2.5L I5||$24,335||($155)||$24,180||$820 more|
|Nissan Altima 2.5 S||175hp 2.5L I4||$23,280||$35||$23,315||$45 less|
|Honda Accord LX||185hp 2.4L I4||$23,270||($720)||$22,550||$780 less|
|Ford Fusion S||168hp 2.5L I4||$22,495||($85)||$22,410||$950 less|
|Chevrolet Malibu LS||197hp 2.5L I4||$23,150||($1,030)||$22,120||$1,240 less|
|Hyundai Sonata GLS||198hp 2.4L I4||$21,670||($530)||$21,140||$2,220 less|
Heavily Equipped Midsize Sedans
|Toyota Camry SE V6||268hp 3.5L V6||$31,180||$31,180|
|VW Passat V6 SEL Premium||280hp 3.6L V6||$34,320||$185||$34,505||$3,325 more|
|Honda Accord EX-L V6||278hp 3.5L V6||$32,860||$160||$33,020||$1,840 more|
|Nissan Altima 3.5 SL||270hp 3.5L V6||$31,950||$35||$31,985||$805 more|
|Chevrolet Malibu LT||259hp 2.0L I4 turbo||$32,075||($715)||$31,360||$180 more|
|Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T||274hp 2.0L I4 turbo||$31,270||$75||$31,345||$165 more|
|Ford Fusion Titanium||237hp 2.0L I4 turbo||$32,685||($1,705)||$30,980||$200 less|
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