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See which Sedans are reviewed by Consumer Reports

Below lists a selection of Sedans that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the Sedans that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Kia Optima SX (2.0T)
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The Kia Optima is a sedan offered in 4dr Sdn SX, 4dr Sdn LX, 4dr Sdn LX, 4dr Sdn SXL Turbo, 4dr Sdn SX Turbo, 4dr Sdn EX and 4dr Sdn EX. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (274 hp), 2.4-liter 4 (200 hp) and 2.4-liter 4 hybrid (199 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 34 mpg highway. The Optima SX 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Toyota Avalon Limited (V6)
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The Toyota Avalon is a sedan offered in 4dr Sdn Premium (Natl), 4dr Sdn Limited (Natl), 4dr Sdn Premium (Natl), 4dr Sdn Touring (Natl), 4dr Sdn XLE (Natl), 4dr Sdn Limited (Natl) and 4dr Sdn Touring (Natl). The powertrains include 2.5-liter 4 hybrid (200 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 (268 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 31 mpg highway. The Avalon Limited V6 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Porsche Panamera S
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The Porsche Panamera is a 4-door hatchback offered in 4dr HB 4, 4dr HB 4S Executive, 4dr HB Turbo S Executive, 4dr HB S, 4dr HB 4S, 4dr HB GTS, 4dr HB Turbo Executive, 4dr HB Turbo S, 4dr HB Turbo, 4dr HB S e-Hybrid and 4dr HB. The powertrains include 3.0-liter V6 hybrid (416 hp), 3.0-liter V6 turbo (420 hp), 3.6-liter V6 (310 hp), 4.8-liter V8 (440 hp) and 4.8-liter V8 turbo (520 hp) engines, and 7-speed sequential and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 24 mpg highway. The Panamera uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Nissan Altima 3.5 SL (V6)
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The Nissan Altima is a sedan offered in 4dr Sdn I4 2.5, 4dr Sdn I4 2.5 SL, 4dr Sdn V6 3.5 SL, 4dr Sdn I4 2.5 S, 4dr Sdn I4 2.5 SV, 4dr Sdn V6 3.5 SV and 4dr Sdn V6 3.5 S. The powertrains include 2.5-liter 4 (182 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 (270 hp) engines, and CVT transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 31 mpg highway. The Altima 3.5 SL V6 CVT uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Kia Rio EX sedan
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The Kia Rio is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in 4dr Sdn Auto SX, 5dr HB Auto SX, 5dr HB Auto LX, 4dr Sdn Auto EX, 5dr HB Man LX, 4dr Sdn Auto LX, 5dr HB Auto EX and 4dr Sdn Man LX. The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 (138 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 28 mpg city to 36 mpg highway. The Rio sedan EX 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012