1. Volkswagen Passat
The Volkswagen Passat is one of the best sedans for the money on the market today. With an entry-level price point in the low $20K’s, the well-established brand has continued to build on past successes of the auto manufacturer. The stock engine in the popular auto is a 1.8 liter turbo-four cylinder rated at 170 horsepower. The maximum speed of the auto is 115 MPH, and the vehicle is capable of going from zero to 60 MPH in just 7.5 seconds. The Passat has an overall gas mileage rating of 24 MPG (city) and 34 MPG (highway), and the stock transmission on the automobile is a five-speed manual. Consumers can also choose to upgrade to a six-speed automatic transmission when buying the car new, and there is a 3.6 liter VR6 engine rated at 280 horsepower available for upgrade for those who demand more power out of their sedan.