Buying a family sedan might be quite challenging especially if you have so many choices in the country nowadays. A family sedan is one which usually is a 5-seater vehicle which is large enough to fit the whole family and lots of luggage space. Comfort will be the priority as you want everyone to enjoy the ride while safety will be a concern as well. We compile 10 of the best family sedans you can consider this season.
Mazda3 – Price starts at RM101k and comes in either 1.6 or 2.0 engines. Mazda cars have been enjoying some fine run lately with a lot of comfort and safety to boot. The Mazda 3 design is very popular as it is contemporary and modern while maintaining its traditional Mazda outlook.
Ford Focus – Price starts from RM120k and the automatic parking Ford Focus is perhaps one of the very interesting choices for the family. This model is perfect for those who like speed and a lot of novelties, the Ford Focus is a fine ride which is very comfortable and fuel efficient.
Honda Civic – The all-time Malaysian favourite, the Civic comes in various versions with the Hybrid being the current winner. Its well into the 9th generation and this car starts around RM112k. Hybrid is the way to go if you want to be environmental friendly while those who like speed and power can go for the high performance model.
Hyundai Elantra – The Korean brand which has been enjoying some face-lifts and rebranding of late, this one comes in the basic 1.6 engine and the top-of-the-line 1.8 version. Maximum price tag is at RM108, making it one of the cheapest in this segment.
Nissan Sylphy – Not everyone’s favourite especially with its price tag but if it is Nissan, you can fully expect it to be comfortable, fun to drive and safe.
Mitsubishi Lancer – A true roadster which is large enough to fit the family and lots of boot space. Pricing is between RM122k and RM131k and if you know anything about driving, the Lancer is always the way to go.
Proton Inspira – Surely a local favorite since it is modelled after the Mitsubishi Lancer. You get the best of both worlds since you get a performance car at a lowered price and the cheaper spare-parts option. This car starts from RM76k which means it is perhaps the most affordable and economical one in this segment.
Peugeot 408 – Dispelling the local perception that maintenance is high, Peugeut cars are surely making an entrance in the Malaysian market. Price starts from RM106k.
Chevrolet Cruze – Available in 1.8 version, this model starts around RM104,000 which has one of the best and most comfortable drives around. The Chevrolet might not be the most popular brands in Malaysia but its popularity is surely rising as drivers are opting for performance and value-for-money.
Citroen C4 – This might not be a local favourite among Malaysians but if all factors considered, its 1.6 engine and RM125,000 price tag might be something attractive as it means lower fuel consumption, better efficiency and some of the most fun technologies around.