10 Best Sedans You Can Buy Today

These midsized and large sedans are CR recommended and score at the top of their respective class

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Even as automakers introduce more SUVs, midsized and large sedans are still a smart choice for many consumers. They effectively blend fuel economy, passenger room, cargo space, and flexibility into a package that, often, is also more enjoyable to drive than the average SUV. 

The midsized and large sedan segments have many competent options to choose from. But when you are looking for the best sedan, merely meeting expectations isn’t enough.

That’s why Consumer Reports tests all the sedans on the market and ranks them in order of Overall Score. This is a combination of their road-test score, reliability rating, owner satisfaction rating, and performance in crash tests. Additional points are given when advanced safety systems come standard.

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Below are the 10 best mainstream midsized and large sedans, with base prices ranging from $22,000 to $44,000, ranked in order of Overall Score.

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2020 Toyota Avalon

Price Range: $35,875 - $43,300

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