Many luxury cars offer a smooth ride, comfortable seats, top-of-the-line features and value for money. However, finding a model that fits your budget can be a challenge. That’s why TrueCar offers a roundup of what its experts think are the best mid-size luxury cars. Here are the seven best 2022 models to consider.
A mid-size luxury car for the family: 2022 Lexus ES
The 2022 Lexus ES comes in multiple trim levels, making it easy to find one that suits your needs. According to TrueCar, the front-wheel drive 350 model is the most popular because it’s relatively cheap for a luxury car ($41,875) and comes with many advanced safety features. These include a reversing camera, brake assist, rear cross-traffic alert and traction/stability control.
Its 3.5-liter V6 engine achieves 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The ES hybrid version offers even better fuel economy at a whopping 44 mpg combined.
Standard features are numerous. Expect heated door mirrors, remote keyless entry, remote start and wireless charging.
The 2022 Audi A6 Allroad offers opulence and robustness
Audi’s A6 Allroad model is an SUV alternative that offers premium luxury with off-road capabilities. It is available in two trim levels, with the Prestige being the most popular. It includes a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine and all-wheel drive. The passenger compartment and cargo area are spacious due to the modernized station wagon design.
Expect 23 mpg combined in terms of gas mileage.
For a starting price of $67,995, you get a dual-clutch transmission, fog lights, panoramic sunroof, power liftgate, keyless ignition, heated steering wheel, rear sun visor, 10.1-inch touchscreen, and wireless charging.
The 2022 Volvo V60 isn’t your grandmother’s station wagon
This is another wagon model, but it doesn’t feel or look like the old family van from decades ago. The 2022 Volvo V60 is comfortable to drive and drive. You get a classy interior, spacious interior, lots of cargo space and Wi-Fi access.
Of the four trim levels, the T5 Inscription, a front-wheel drive version, is the most popular with consumers. Other models outdo it in luxury, but the T5 Inscription gives you more than enough for the price.
With the standard $42,045 model, you get plenty of security features. These include automatic braking, rear cross-traffic alert, pedestrian detection, stability control, front airbags and side airbags for the front seats. Other standard features include Hill Start Assist, ventilated front brakes, rear disc brakes, front collision warning, 17-inch alloy wheels and Lane Departure Warning.
2022 Acura TLX: A mid-size luxury car on a budget
This model is the cheapest on the list. Pricing starts at $38,745 for the basic version. The TLX comes with five fairings; The front-wheel drive A-Spec package is the most popular model, starting at $45,495 and featuring a 2.0-liter inline-four engine.
If you want an all-wheel drive version, you can choose the Standard SH AWD, Technology Pack SH AWD, A-Spec Pack SH AWD, Advanced Pack SH AWD, and Type S SH AWD with and without performance tires. Standard features include Eco/Sport driving modes, daytime running lights, power windows, power locks, keyless entry, auto-dimming rear-view mirror and navigation system.
The Audi S6 2022 offers a lot of power
The sports sedan Audi S6 offers premium luxury equipment and excellent driving performance. The Prestige trim is equipped with a 2.9-liter V6 engine that produces a whopping 444 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. When it comes to fuel economy, the S6 is pretty modest at 28mpg on the freeway and 22mpg combined.
Standard equipment includes regenerative braking, a start-stop system, rain-sensing wipers, power door mirrors, keyless ignition and a heated steering wheel. You also get a head-up display, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, a surround view camera and curve-adaptive headlights. The starting price is $75,895.
A top-of-the-range mid-size luxury car: 2022 Audi A6
If you are looking for top-end luxury in a mid-size sedan, the 2022 Audi A6 is your best bet. The Prestige 3.0 is the most common choice among buyers of the three trims on offer. The starting price for this version is $60,895, but the base starts at $56,995.
The A6 Prestige is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 with 335 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. EPA estimates for this model are 21 mpg on city roads and 30 mpg on the highway.
Standard equipment includes AWD, a start-stop system, a panoramic sunroof, a power tailgate, front cooled seats, adaptive cruise control and Wi-Fi.
The 2022 Genesis G70 offers affordability and a solid warranty
The 2022 Genesis G70 is the second most affordable sedan on the list, after the Acura TLX, which is only about $130 less. Starting at $38,870, the G70 offers a hands-free liftgate, power doors, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, a stop-start system, forward collision warning, a 10.3-inch touchscreen and wireless charging.
In addition, the Genesis G70 comes with one of the best vehicle warranties in its class. Expect a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty and a five-year, 60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty. You also get three years of scheduled maintenance.
If you’re in the market for a mid-size luxury car, the above seven options offer the best bang for your buck. Each offers something unique at different price points, so you can find what suits you best and still fits your budget.
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