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Sedans starting under $40k

Our best sedan under $40k picks

Skoda Superb

What we like

  • Roomy cabin and boot.
  • Clever features.
  • Great engine.

What we don't

  • DSG transmission.
  • No proximity unlocking.

Volkswagen Passat

What we like

  • That engine
  • Comfy and quiet when you want it to be
  • Outstanding safety kit

What we don't

  • Some lag in acceleration
  • Can feel bumpy when not in Comfort
  • Too low-key?

Mazda 6

What we like

  • Sharp looking sedan with a great interior.
  • Lots of safety kit and tech for the money.

What we don't

  • Non-turbo engine is not very punchy.
  • White leather best avoided.

Subaru Liberty

What we like

  • Excellent value for money.
  • Reserved styling makes for better ageing than some rivals.
  • A smooth, comfortable ride.

What we don't

  • Can be quite thirsty in stop-start city driving.
  • A fair amount of road noise enters the cabin, particularly on coarse chip roads.

Skoda Octavia

What we like

  • Uniquely styled
  • Very talented mid-size sedan

What we don't

  • Lack of automatic gearbox will limit sales

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