It is hard not to see sedans plying on the road. They are well patronized whether for single driving, for family use, or even for income-generating ventures such as ride-hailing services.
The five-passenger vehicle type has become a preferred choice for its road performance, great driving experience, generous boot capacity, and good fuel economy. Moreover, sedans are said to remain among the vehicle types with the broadest categories, typically with a wide range of sizes and prices that can fit a car buyer’s needs and preferences.
Here are some of the well-loved sedans in the country:
Honda Civic RS Turbo
The all-new Honda Civic RS Turbo boasts of its VTEC turbocharged engine mated to a responsive Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with paddle shifters. This engine, which has a maximum power of 173ps/5, 500rpm and maximum torque 220Nm/1,700–5,500rpm, enables higher cruising efficiency and robust performance while being environment friendly at the same time.
Matching this noteworthy engine is a notable exterior, which has a coupe-like silhouette, low and wide stance, and eye-catching alloy wheels. As described by Honda, the Civic RS Turbo’s aerodynamic design was inspired by the active and sophisticated character of the Honda Sport DNA. Moreover, Honda Civic RS Turbo is sure to keep you entertained on the road with its reliable and entertaining multimedia features.
Under the hood of Hyundai Accent is a 1.6 CRDi diesel engine with VGT, which produces a maximum power of 136 ps/4,000 rpm and 30.6 kg-m/torque at 1,750-2,500 rpm for its DCT variant. This is complemented by continuously variable transmission that enables optimal rpm when driving and provides superb fuel efficiency, acceleration performance, as well as smooth driving experience.
These features are then matched with a number of colors to choose from, a stylish exterior, and refined lamps. Apart from its well-performing engine and stylish exterior, the other features of Hyundai Accent include SRS airbags, anti-lock braking system, electronic stability program, electronic brakeforce distribution, and keyless entry among others.
Nissan boasts of this compact sedan as top of its class with luxury features and technology that is hard to beat. Under its hood is a 1.6L 116ps, dual overhead cam, fuel injected four-cylinder engine that delivers a performance that are smooth-revving, powerful, as well as responsive while being fuel efficient and environment friendly at the same time.
This engine is matched with an exterior that is characterized by clean sculpted lines, graceful arcs, and seductive curves. This design are not only sophisticated in style but delivers other satisfactory benefits, as well including excellent visibility and low wind noise among others. Complementing these features are generous head and shoulder room, perforated leather seating surfaces, wide door armrests, and soft touch materials that make the riding experience a luxurious one.
Mitsubishi Mirage G4
Made for everyday driving, the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is equipped with Euro-4 compliant 1.2L DOC 12-Valve Mitsubishi Innovative Valve-timing Electronic Control System (MIVEC) system engine that delivers 78ps/6,000rpm of maximum power and 100Nm/4,000rpm of maximum torque. Matching the engine is a lightweight and aerodynamic body that delivers better performance and fuel efficiency.
Equally important to note is Mitsubishi Mirage G4’s spacious cabin and trunk, as well as its multimedia entertainment system that makes driving a better experience. This vehicle’s interior is then complemented with an exterior characterized by dark alloy chrome wheels, dark chrome diamond cut front grille, and has a good range of colors to choose from.
Suzuki claims that their Ciaz blends sportiness and elegance as seen in its lean yet expansive body that evokes an impression of sophistication matched with a spacious and ergonomically designed cabin. Along with this sophisticated exterior, comfortable cabin, as well as ample luggage space, are a number of amenities that enhance one’s driving experience.
Under its hood is the refined K14B VVT engine, which according to Suzuki, incorporates new cylinder heads and piston crowns. And because it features friction reduction in each engine component, it delivers great dynamic performance with excellent fuel efficiency. This engine delivers a maximum output of 92 hp/6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 130 Nm/4,000rpm. Moreover, Suzuki Ciaz is also built with safety in mind, thus, its body is made with the Total Effective Control Technology concept, which offers enhanced protection to the occupants.
This best-selling sedan is a staple on the road that it is almost impossible not to encounter one. Toyota Vios sports a fuel efficient Dual VVT-i, 4-Cylinder In-Line DOHC 16V EFI that delivers a maximum output of 98hp/6,000rpm and maximum torque of 123Nm/4,400rpm. This performance is then complemented by a stylish exterior characterized by carefully crafted curves that also defines the car’s aerodynamic efficiency and stability. Toyota Vios promises to deliver a good time while riding with its comfortable seats and featured MirrorLink System that can complement with smartphones’ latest applications. Without compromising on safety, this car is equipped with airbags for the driver and passengers.