Mid-size sedans http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/mid-size-sedans The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2006 Ford Taurus (SE, SEL) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-taurus-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The 2006 Ford Taurus highlights:</h2> <p>• Simplified series strategy includes SE and SEL sedan<br /> • New exterior color: Tungsten Clearcoat Metallic<br /> • Flexible-fuel version available for fleet customers</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-taurus-003.jpg" alt="2006 Ford Taurus" title="2006 Ford Taurus" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="289" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford Taurus</strong></span></span><em>Find more 2006 Ford Taurus pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7663">2006 Ford Taurus image gallery</a></em> (5 photos)</p> <p>The Ford Taurus, one of America ’s favorite midsize family cars, is available in two sedan trims for 2006. Taurus was founded on safety, comfort, value and reliability – and continues to deliver in every one of these areas for 2006. A simplified series strategy, new paint color and flexible-fuel version for fleet customers highlight the changes for 2006. Taurus is built in Atlanta , Ga.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-taurus-001.jpg" alt="2006 Ford Taurus" title="2006 Ford Taurus" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="217" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford Taurus</strong></span></span></p> <p>Design and Equipment</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-taurus-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2006 Ford Ford Taurus Mid-size sedans models Sedan Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:24:40 +0000 admin 96715 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Passat (S, SE, SEL, TDI) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-passat-s-se-sel-tdi-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Passat mid-size sedan</h2> <p> The new 2013 Volkswagen Passat has created a new standard in the mid-size sedan class and has been an instant hit in the marketplace. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Passat-042.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Passat photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volkswagen Passat pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7599">2013 Volkswagen Passat photo gallery</a></em> (50 photos)</p> <p>Here is a mid-size sedan with the space and comfort of many full-size models, offering remarkable, best-in-class, stretch-out rear-seat legroom and trunk space to match. As a result, it has garnered numerous third-party awards, including the highly prestigious Motor Trend 2012 Car of the Year.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Passat-044.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Passat photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI version—the only clean diesel option in the segment—delivers an EPA-estimated 43 miles per gallon on the highway with the manual transmission, giving a range of almost 800 miles. </p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-passat-s-se-sel-tdi-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Diesel Mid-size sedans models sedans Volkswagen Volkswagen Passat Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:24:45 +0000 admin 95792 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Nissan Maxima (SV, SV Sport, SV Premium) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-nissan-maxima-sv-sv-sport-sv-premium-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Nissan Maxima sports sedan</h2> <p>The flagship Nissan Maxima continues to set the bar for premium sedans, combining breakthrough sports sedan styling, a driver-oriented cockpit, ample comfort and luxury for passengers and an advanced drivetrain anchored by Nissan's legendary VQ-series V6 engine.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Nissan-Maxima-007.jpg" alt="2013 Nissan Maxima photo" title="2013 Nissan Maxima photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Nissan Maxima photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Nissan Maxima pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7565">2013 Nissan Maxima photo gallery</a></em> (20 photos)</p> <p>Maxima, the original 4-door sports car, offers exclusive features not found anywhere else in Nissan's sedan lineup:</p> <p> An award-winning 290-horsepower VQ engine that delivers exhilarating performance<br /> A sport-tuned chassis with the quickest steering ratio of any Nissan sedan (15.2:1)</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Nissan-Maxima-016.jpg" alt="2013 Nissan Maxima photo" title="2013 Nissan Maxima photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="323" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Nissan Maxima photo</strong></span></span></p> <p> Available 19-inch Hyper Silver-finished wheels with optional summer tires<br /> Available Dual Panel Moonroof, which gives the car the unique appearance of having an all-glass black roof</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-nissan-maxima-sv-sv-sport-sv-premium-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 High performance sedans Luxury cars Luxury sedans Mid-size sedans models Nissan Nissan Maxima sedans Sports cars Sports sedans Tue, 18 Sep 2012 09:16:19 +0000 admin 94775 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T (SE, Limited) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-hyundai-sonata-20t-se-limited-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T mid-size sedan</h2> <p>Hyundai Sonata, the mid-size sedan that sent competitors back to the drawing board, is back for its third model year. In 2011, Sonata was the third best-selling mid-size sedan at retail, ahead of Nissan Altima, Ford Fusion and Chevy Malibu. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Hyundai-Sonata-20T-014.jpg" alt="2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T photo" title="2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7552">2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T photo gallery</a></em> (18 photos)</p> <p>This retail sales success comes with the segment’s lowest incentive spending, averaging just a third of these three competitors’ levels, the highest ratio of transaction price to MSRP and the highest residual values. Sonata owners in 2011 were also more satisfied with their car’s fuel economy, design and value than owners of Camry, Accord, Altima, Fusion and Malibu, according to the J.D. Power 2011 APEAL Study.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Hyundai-Sonata-20T-018.jpg" alt="2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T photo" title="2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="275" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-hyundai-sonata-20t-se-limited-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Hyundai Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Mid-size sedans models sedans Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:37:10 +0000 admin 94481 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Hyundai Sonata (SE, GLS, Limited, Limited Premium) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-hyundai-sonata-se-gls-limited-limited-premium-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Hyundai Sonata sedan</h2> <p>Hyundai Sonata, the mid-size sedan that sent competitors back to the drawing board, is back for its third model year.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Hyundai-Sonata-050.jpg" alt="2013 Hyundai Sonata photo" title="2013 Hyundai Sonata photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Hyundai Sonata photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Hyundai Sonata pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7549">2013 Hyundai Sonata photo gallery</a></em> (63 photos)</p> <p> In 2011, Sonata was the third best-selling mid-size sedan at retail, ahead of Nissan Altima, Ford Fusion and Chevy Malibu. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Hyundai-Sonata-056.jpg" alt="2013 Hyundai Sonata photo" title="2013 Hyundai Sonata photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Hyundai Sonata photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>This retail sales success comes with the segment’s lowest incentive spending, averaging just a third of these three competitors’ levels, the highest ratio of transaction price to MSRP and the highest residual values. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Hyundai-Sonata-045.jpg" alt="2013 Hyundai Sonata photo" title="2013 Hyundai Sonata photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Hyundai Sonata photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-hyundai-sonata-se-gls-limited-limited-premium-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Hyundai Hyundai Sonata Mid-size sedans models sedans Fri, 14 Sep 2012 08:47:59 +0000 admin 94342 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Infiniti M Hybrid review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-infiniti-m-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Infiniti M Hybrid hybrid luxury sedan</h2> <p>As rookie seasons go, 2012 was a pretty good year for the Infiniti M Hybrid. As the first hybrid available to offer 360 horsepower and 32 miles per gallon fuel economy, it had the stats to get noticed. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Infiniti-M-Hybrid-001.jpg" alt="2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo" title="2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Deemed the fastest accelerating full hybrid, it also had the power to get the public's attention. And when it came to the trophy presentation, the Infiniti M Hybrid was the only hybrid named to the prestigious "Ward's 10 Best Engines" list.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Infiniti-M-Hybrid-005.jpg" alt="2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo" title="2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Moving into the 2013 model year, the M Hybrid receives several enhancements, including standard auto-dimming sideview mirrors and auto-trunk cincher, and the addition of rear sonar system and Infiniti Connection™ telematics – with available safety, security and convenience services – to the popular Premium Package.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Infiniti-M-Hybrid-002.jpg" alt="2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo" title="2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Infiniti M Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-infiniti-m-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 High performance sedans hybrids Infiniti Infiniti M Infiniti M Hybrid Luxury cars Luxury sedans Mid-size sedans models sedans Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:07:47 +0000 admin 94007 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Infiniti M (M37, M37x AWD, M56, M56x AWD) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-infiniti-m-m37-m37x-awd-m56-m56x-awd-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Infiniti M (M37 &amp; M56) mid-size luxury sedan</h2> <p>Now in its third year of the current generation design, the 2013 Infiniti M once again sets the bar high for mid-size performance luxury sedans. As Infiniti's halo sedan, the Infiniti M embraces the essence of all things Infiniti – style, performance, luxury, craftsmanship and technology.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Infiniti-M-035.jpg" alt="2013 Infiniti M photo" title="2013 Infiniti M photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="342" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Infiniti M photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Infiniti M pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7532">2013 Infiniti M photo gallery</a></em> (59 photos)</p> <p>Designed to deliver a performance luxury experience crafted to a higher standard, it is offered in five inspired models: M37, M37 AWD, M56, M56 AWD and the Infiniti M Hybrid (designated M35h). As Infiniti's first-ever hybrid, the 2013 Infiniti Hybrid delivers fuel efficiency of 27 mpg City, 32 mpg Highway, with combined fuel economy rated at 29 mpg. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Infiniti-M-044.jpg" alt="2013 Infiniti M photo" title="2013 Infiniti M photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="342" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Infiniti M photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-infiniti-m-m37-m37x-awd-m56-m56x-awd-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD High performance sedans Infiniti Infiniti M Infiniti M37 Infiniti M56 Luxury cars Luxury sedans Mid-size sedans models sedans Mon, 10 Sep 2012 10:57:30 +0000 admin 93998 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Kia Optima (LX, EX, SX, Limited) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-kia-optima-lx-ex-sx-limited-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Kia Optima mid-size sedan</h2> <p>Since being completely redesigned in 2010, Kia's dramatic and eye-catching Optima midsize sedan has become a sales leader for the brand and has garnered a long list of awards and accolades.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Kia-Optima-007.jpg" alt="2013 Kia Optima photo" title="2013 Kia Optima photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Kia Optima photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Kia Optima pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7503">2013 Kia Optima photo gallery</a></em> (43 photos)</p> <p> Built at Kia's U.S. plant based in West Point, Georgia, the Optima returns to the lineup in 2013 with the same unbeatable combination of head-turning design, fun-to-drive performance, modern amenities and long list of standard safety features. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Kia-Optima-003.jpg" alt="2013 Kia Optima photo" title="2013 Kia Optima photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Kia Optima photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-kia-optima-lx-ex-sx-limited-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Kia Kia Optima Mid-size sedans models sedans Wed, 05 Sep 2012 07:59:31 +0000 admin 93445 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Dodge Avenger (SE, SXT, R/T) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-dodge-avenger-se-sxt-rt-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Dodge Avenger mid-size sedan</h2> <p> The 2013 Dodge Avenger is the perfect sedan for customers who want an enthusiastic driving experience, exceptional fuel economy and, with a starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Starting Price (MSRP) of $18,995, an excellent value. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Dodge-Avenger-004.jpg" alt="2013 Dodge Avenger photo" title="2013 Dodge Avenger photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Dodge Avenger photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Dodge Avenger SE V-6 model is the most affordable V-6 powered mid-size car in America with a starting U.S. MSRP of $21,495. Powered by the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine rated at 283 horsepower, the Avenger SE V6 package also is the most powerful V-6 mid-size sedan in Automotive News’ mid-range lower car segment.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Dodge-Avenger-003.jpg" alt="2013 Dodge Avenger photo" title="2013 Dodge Avenger photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Dodge Avenger photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The 2013 Dodge Avenger provides more standard content than others in the segment, high-tech features that keep drivers and passengers connected and entertained, uncompromising safety features and up to 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy, all at an excellent value.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Dodge-Avenger-005.jpg" alt="2013 Dodge Avenger photo" title="2013 Dodge Avenger photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Dodge Avenger photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-dodge-avenger-se-sxt-rt-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Dodge Dodge Avenger Mid-size sedans models sedans Mon, 03 Sep 2012 15:44:25 +0000 admin 93078 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Subaru Legacy (2.5i, 3.6R, Premium, Limited) review, specifications, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-subaru-legacy-25i-36r-premium-limited-review-specifications-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan</h2> <p>Subaru of America, Inc. has introduced the 2013 Subaru Legacy. The 2013 Legacy is powered by either a 3.6-liter H6 or a new, more efficient 2.5-liter 4-cylinder powertrain and debuts revised styling as well as the new EyeSight driver-assist system. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Subaru-Legacy-024.jpg" alt="2013 Subaru Legacy photo" title="2013 Subaru Legacy photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="345" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Subaru Legacy photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Subaru Legacy pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7412">2013 Subaru Legacy photo gallery</a></em> (26 photos)</p> <p>Chassis enhancements improve both ride quality and agility in the 2013 Legacy, which also offers new amenities and audio capabilities. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Subaru-Legacy-013.jpg" alt="2013 Subaru Legacy photo" title="2013 Subaru Legacy photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="332" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Subaru Legacy photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-subaru-legacy-25i-36r-premium-limited-review-specifications-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Mid-size sedans models sedans Subaru Subaru Legacy Wed, 16 May 2012 13:26:53 +0000 admin 91794 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars