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5 Best All-Wheel Drive Sedans

With their compact size, comfortable seating, great gas mileage, and low carbon emissions, sedans are a great choice for most drivers.

Those who live in areas with tough road terrain or intense weather conditions might assume that they need a large vehicle with all-wheel drive to combat these conditions, but many sedans come equipped with all-wheel drive. You’ll be able to enjoy all the benefits of a compact car, like easy maneuvering and the ability to park in small spaces, while still being able to get through off-road or icy conditions with all-wheel drive.    

When purchasing a new car, it's important to know the features that best fit your needs and what options are available to you within your price range. We've compiled a list of some of the best, most reliable used all-wheel drive sedans on the market right now, all with the best features at a great price point.   

2019 Subaru Legacy Premium

This 2019 compact Subaru will get you where you need to be, no matter the conditions. With all-wheel drive, variable-speed intermittent wipers, front and rear defrost, and brake assist, you’ll be well-equipped to handle wintered roads. Inside, you have heated seats, Bluetooth stereo and calling, satellite radio, and cloth seats so you’ll be comfortable on your journey. It has great gas mileage, coming in at 25 miles per gallon in the city and 34 on the highway. All of these features make the 2019 Subaru Legacy Premium one of the best all-wheel drive sedans.    2019 Volkswagen Arteon SEL  This stylish 2019 sedan can hold up to four passengers, keeping them comfortable with leather heated seats and a sunroof. Along with your passengers, you'll still have space for anything you need to transport, with over 27 cubic feet of room in the trunk. The car is spacious, with 41 inches of legroom and 37 inches of headroom, but it’s still compact enough to squeeze into tight parking spots – and even easier with its rearview camera. With an average of 25 miles per gallon and a tank able to fit over 17 gallons of gas, you’ll be making great mileage without having to fill up the tank too often. Equipped with all-wheel drive and performance tires, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon SEL will get you on your way, even on rough roads.    

2016 Ford Fusion Titanium  

This sleek sedan comes with comfort and all the best features. With charcoal-black leather seats equipped with heating and sport buckles, you’ll get to your destination safely and comfortably. Not only does this car have creature comforts to keep you relaxed, but it's equipped with many features to keep you safe in case of an accident, like brake assist, brake-actuated limited-slip differential, ABS, and a spare tire. All of these features combine to make the 2016 Ford Fusion Titanium one of the best all-wheel drive sedans under $20k. This sedan comes in at 22 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway. With all-wheel drive and features meant to keep you safe and comfortable as you travel, this is a great option for most drivers.    

2020 Toyota Camry SE  

Coming in a variety of colors and with fabric and leather seats available, the 2020 Toyota Camry will get you where you’re going in style. With AM/FM stereo, satellite radio, MP3 player, and Bluetooth connection, you’ll have no trouble playing your favorite music or podcasts. You can connect your phone to the Bluetooth radio to follow directions or use the built-in premium navigation system. The rear defroster, performance tires, temporary spare tire, and all-wheel drive will keep you going in the winter, and a built-in mudguard will keep the car looking clean. This Toyota Camry gets up to 25 miles per gallon in the city and 34 on highways, which is above the average, making it an excellent choice for drivers looking for fuel-efficient all-wheel drive sedans.

2019 Acura TLX Standard  

The 2019 Acura TLX stands out from other sedans because it was built with luxury and comfort in mind. With five tan leather-trimmed heated seats, a sunroof, and a Bluetooth radio, you’ll enjoy every ride. The 42 inches of legroom and 37 inches of headroom in the front means you won't have to squeeze into this compact sedan. Brake assist, ABS, power steering, performance tires, variable-speed wipers, automatic LED headlights, and all-wheel drive will help you get there safely, no matter the weather or road conditions. With an average of 23 miles per gallon in city miles and 33 on the highway, you'll be making great gas mileage for both long journeys and short commutes across town.    

2018 Kia Stinger Premium  

With black leather heated seats, a sunroof, and Bluetooth radio, the 2018 Kia Stinger Premium will get you to your destination in style and comfort. Brake assist, ABS, power steering, performance tires, variable-speed wipers, and all-wheel drive will help you get there safely, no matter the weather or road conditions. With this Kia, you won't be fumbling around looking for your keys or waiting for it to warm up in the winter because it is equipped with remote start and push-to-start. You have built-in navigation to keep you on the right path and a rear camera to help avoid any obstacles. You’ll be averaging 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 on highways, getting you where you need to be without taking too much time to refill along the way.  

No matter which sedan you feel is right for your needs, be sure to consider which features are best to keep you and your passengers safe and comfortable on every trip. Whether it is all-wheel drive to combat rugged terrain and icy roads or Bluetooth radio to play your favorite songs, make sure to explore your options and get the best fit.

While this list highlights some of the best all-wheel drive sedans, there are even more available to you at Auto Lenders, the most hassle-free and transparent dealership servicing the tri-state area.  

by Auto Lenders StaffSep 5

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