Best 5 Sedan Cars for 2014 in India
2014 is the year for feature rich new sedans ans many facelift of previous successful models. The expecting sedan for the 2014 are Fiat Linea Facelift, Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan (SX4 replacement), Ford Fiesta Facelift, Hyundai compact saloon (Grand i10 based) and Nissan Sunny Facelift. Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan is the SX4 replacement and the Hyundai compact saloon based on Grand i10 hatchback. Comparing to hatchback sedan avialble for a highr price tag but offers good safety and comfort features for its passengers. There is also other sedan going to launch includes Hyundai ELantra Facelift, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A3, Mercedes-Benz CLA, Toyota Corolla etc. The 2014 sedan segment will be a tough competitive field for the new comers.
List of Best 5 Sedan for 2014
- Fiat Linea Facelift
- Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan (SX4 replacement)
- Ford Fiesta Facelift
- Hyundai compact saloon (Grand i10 based)
- Nissan Sunny Facelift
2014 Fiat Linea Facelift
2014 Fiat Linea Facelift coming to the Indian market with refreshed features. The styling factors includes restyled front grille, new fog lamp clusters, re-profiled bumper etc. Lots of chrome used to modify the exterior in 2014 version. In interior you can feel the magic of three-layered – two-tone dash, stylish steering wheel and central console etc.
Other features includes new integrated audio system, modern-looking AC vents, climate control knobs, door pads etc. Powering this 2014 Fiat Linea Facelift will be the same engine running on current version. There will be a 1.4-liter turbocharged T-JET petrol engine and another 1.6-liter MultiJet diesel engine.
2014 Fiat Linea Facelift Price: Rs. 6 – 11 Lakh (Expected)
Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan (SX4 replacement)
Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan is another hot launch expecting to happen in the 2014 April. The car comes as a replacement for the earlier SX4 sedan. External styling features includes aggressive front fascia, trapezoidal front grille, streched and angular headlamps etc. The engine powering this sedan is a 1.4-litre K-Series petrol engine churns out 93bhp power and 130Nm of torque on ride.
Engine mated with the five-speed manual transmission in low variants and automatic transmission offered in top variants. The diesel variants wil packed with the 1.3-litre turbocharged multi jet mill can produce Power of 90bhp and 200NM of torque on ride. The total avialble variants of petrol options will be named as LXi, VXi and ZXi, and diesel variants as LDi, VDi and ZDi. The main rivals of Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan are Honda City, Volkswagen Vento, Renault Scala, Hyundai Verna etc.
Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan Price in India: Rs. 7.25 – 10.50 lakhs (Expected)
2014 Ford Fiesta Facelift
2014 Ford Fiesta Facelift is based on the European model, and will launch in India next year early. From exterior the styling factors includes fog lamps, front grille with chrome slats which is mostly resembles with the Aston Martin, re-profiled front bumper, new bonnet, rear new tail-lights and headlamps. Powering this cool car is the 1.5-litre petrol engine which makes 107bhp power and 14.28kgm of torque on ride.
Another 1.5-litre diesel engine which churns out the 89bhp power and 20.8kgm torque on ride. Engine mated with the five-speed manual transmission or another choice of six-speed automatic gearbox too. The main rivals for the 2014 Fiesta are Skoda Rapid, Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento , Nissan Sunny and Honda City.
Ford Fiesta Facelift Price: Rs. 6.99 lakh Onwards (Expected)
Hyundai compact saloon (Grand i10 based)
Hyundai compact saloon (Grand i10 based) coming soon to India in next year. This cool sub- four-metre saloon need to face tough competition with the Honda Amaze and Maruti Dzire. In terms of external look and dimensions the Saloon may share many features in similar to the Grand i10 Hatchback. The saloon may have larger wheel base and length than the Hatchback with newly designed bumper.
Powering this compact saloon will be a 1.2 litre Kappa petrol motor or another chance for all-new three-cylinder 1.1-litre VGT ‘U2’ diesel engine too. If they used a 1.1 diesel engine there will be not much satisfactory performance. You can also hope for the engine 1.4, four-cylinder diesel motor which is currently using in i20 models.
Hyundai compact saloon Price in India: Rs. 5 – 8 lakh (Expected)
2014 Nissan Sunny Facelift
2014 Nissan Sunny Facelift comes with well refreshed exterior comprising features like revised front, new headlights, revised front grille, dash of chrome, alloys, sun-roof etc. The main rivals of this car includes Vento, Verna and City. Nissan Sunny gave a good rise in sales of Nissan along with the Micra. In interior the 2014 version may get better plastics and additional glovebox on the top trim model.
There is a hope for XV Premium trim in the 2014 launch of facelifted Nissan Sunny. The top end variant may get reverse camera and 4 airbags for safety concern. The current top model have only 2 airbags. Powering the facelift Sunny will be the same engine using in the current running model, i.e. 1.5L petrol and diesel motors.
Nissan Sunny Facelift Price: Rs. 6.3 – 9.9 lakh (Expected)
List of Other Best Sedan for 2014
- Hyundai ELantra Facelift
- Mercedes-Benz S-Class
- Audi A3
- Mercedes-Benz CLA
- Toyota Corolla