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7 best sedans for young-at-heart retirees

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Kia Optima SX
Kia Optima SX
  • Price: $26,800
  • Gas mileage:
    • City - 22 mpg
    • Highway - 34 mpg
    • Combined - 26 mpg

Not including the Kia Optima on any list that involves sedans is nearly impossible, whether that list is best family sedans, best sedan values or best sedans for the young at heart. It's terrific on so many levels. From its sharp exterior styling to its comfortable cabin to its spirited, fuel-efficient performance, it overachieves in every area. It's an attention-grabber! SX, the top trim level, is loaded with standard features such as leather seating trim.

With the SX comes an engine upgrade to the fun-to-drive 274-horsepower 2-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine. It is mated to a six-speed, driver-shiftable automatic transmission. There will be squabbles over who gets to run family errands.

Consumer Reports rated front-seat comfort and cabin quiet as "very good" and ride as "good."

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