You have to pay top dollar to buy a luxury car. Luxury cars generally have an attractive design combined with topnotch performance. However, there are few luxury cars that manage to get the balance right. With more options than ever on the market for people interested in luxury vehicles, it is imperative that they know which cars the best of the lot. Keeping economy, performance and design in mind, here is an overview of the top five luxury cars for 2013.
5. Mercedes Benz C-Class
The luxury sedan from Mercedes has been around for a while. The 2013 model brings with it a number of upgrades and new features. The C300 and C350 carry a 3.5-liter engine merged to the car’s seven-speed auto transmission. The C-Class series offers a comfortable driving experience while carrying the elegance associated with Mercedes Benz. The price of the car ranges from the low $30,000s to over $60,000. This puts the Mercedes Benz C-Class in the affordable category (when talking about luxury cars).
4. Chrysler 300
The Chrysler 300 is luxury personified. With its extra large front end, this is a car with an attitude. Chrysler may not be the first name that comes to mind when discussing luxury cars, but this time it’s different. The V6 offers eight-speed transmission with a 3.6-liter engine. The car also delivers an average of 19 miles per gallon in the city and 31 on the highway. Available from $30,000 to $46,000, the Chrysler 300 is also an affordable luxury car.
3. Hyundai Genesis
Hyundai’s Genesis makes the list not for its design, but the economy it offers. It is the most economical of all luxury cars on the market today as its price ranges from $35,000 to $47,000. The car is quite spacious and among the biggest luxury sedans you can buy. You can opt for the 429hp 5-liter V8 engine or choose any other version.
2. Audi A4
The Audis continue to grow in popularity. It wouldn’t be wrong to expect more Audis on the road in the near future. The A4 is an entry-level luxury car and is priced that way. You can easily buy the Audi A4 for less than $32,000, the lowest price tag of the five cars on this list. The 211 hp 2-liter engine has been merged with eight-speed transmission to provide a wonderful driving experience.
1. Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The Mercedes Benz E-Class is the most luxurious of all luxury cars. It offers numerous power train options, including diesel, gas and also hybrid. Plus, you can choose from sedan, wagon and coupe. This kind of variety is not offered by any other luxury car you find today. Also, the car provides the right balance between a sporty and luxurious ride. However, the E-Class series carries a heavy price tag and you have to pay over $85,000 for the leading models.
These are the top five luxury cars for 2013. Each of them offers something different, but there is no doubt that they are all wonderful cars. If you are looking for a luxury car to buy, keep these five at the top of your list.