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How to look for the Best Executive Cars

Updated on April 30, 2013
Audi A6 Saloon
Audi A6 Saloon | Source

What is an executive car?

An executive car is a type of car that is larger than a family car. Executive cars are also luxury cars. The term is made to identify cars that are made for successful professionals. These cars tend to be expensive to purchase and maintain. Finding the best executive cars in the market will give you the best performance and features for your money.

Lexus GS saloon
Lexus GS saloon | Source

What to look for in an executive car

There are many promising car models that are out there this year. Choosing which of those executive cars may be difficult. That’s why it is best to follow some guidelines on how to choose the best executive car with the best price. First, executive cars should have a lot of space. Its interior should offer exceptional comfort. There should also be a lot of options for the car. It should also be easy to maneuver. Most likely, that would mean that the car should have power steering.

The best executive cars in the market also perform well. Their engines deliver a lot of power and are fuel efficient. This efficiency is often measured in miles-per-gallon or mpg. This is called fuel economy. With the price gasoline going up every month, everyone should be concerned about how much fuel they use. Using less fuel also means that the car will emit less carbon dioxide. This means that the car contribute less to pollution and global warming.

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The best executive cars for 2013

Whatcar.com lists the three best executive cars for 2013. The car on the number one spot is Bavarian Motor Works’ BMW Series 3. The car can reach 62 miles per hour in 8.1 seconds. Its top speed is 140 miles per hour. Its fuel economy is 68.9 mpg, and it emits 109 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer travelled. According to the site, the car will cost around 29,605 pounds.

The next car on the list is Bavarian Motor Works’ BMW Series 5. The car can accelerate from 0 mph to 62 mph in 8.1 seconds. Its fastest speed is 140 miles per hour. It can travel 60.1 miles per gallon of fuel – a slightly lower rating than the BMW Series 3. It emits 123 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer – a value higher than the BMW Series 3. The car’s list price is 31,555 pounds.

Last on the list is the Jaguar XF. It accelerates faster than the first two cars on the list at 7.1 seconds from 0 mph to 62mph. It has a faster top speed at 149 miles per hour. The downside of this car is its fuel economy. It can only travel 47.1 miles per gallon of fuel. Its carbon emission is rated at 159 grams per kilometer. Overall, this car is faster and more powerful than the first two. However, it uses more fuel and emits more CO2. Its price is listed at 35,855 pounds.

Conclusion

There are also other sites that list the best executive cars for this year. One example is Carbuyer.co.uk. They have a longer list and you will also find there the cars that you have read about here. The main idea of finding the executive car is to find one that balances comfort, performance, fuel economy, and cost.

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