The midsize sport sedan is a popular vehicle. However, here are some of the top contenders in the segment for 2024 based on various factors such as performance, handling, interior quality, and technology.

2024 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing

This American muscle car in sedan clothing boasts a 668-hp twin-turbo V6, making it the most powerful car in its class. It also has sharp handling and a comfortable interior. However, it’s expensive and has a stiff ride.

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Feature Specification
Engine 3.6L Twin-Turbo V6
Horsepower 472 hp
Torque 445 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed manual or 10-speed automatic
Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive
0-60 mph 3.9 seconds (automatic), 4.0 seconds (manual)
Top speed 189 mph (on track)
Curb weight 3,881 lbs (automatic), 3,825 lbs (manual)
Fuel economy 16 mpg city, 24 mpg highway (automatic), 15 mpg city, 22 mpg highway (manual)
Starting price $85,990

2024 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

This Italian stallion offers a 505-hp twin-turbo V6, agile handling, and a gorgeous interior. However, it’s not as spacious or practical as some rivals, and its reliability is below average.

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Feature Details
Engine 2.9L Twin-Turbocharged V6
Horsepower 505 hp
Torque 443 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed Automatic with Paddle Shifters
Drivetrain Rear-wheel-drive (standard) or All-wheel-drive (Q4)
Acceleration (0-60 mph) 3.8 seconds
Top Speed 191 mph
Fuel Economy (EPA estimated) 17 mpg city / 25 mpg highway / 20 mpg combined
Curb Weight 3855 lbs
Seating Capacity 5 passengers
Key Features Active Aero Front Splitter, DNA Drive Modes with Race Mode, Brembo Ceramic Brakes, Carbon Fiber Components, Alcantara Interior, 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Starting Price $76,845 (USD)
Special Editions 100th Anniversary Quadrifoglio (limited to 100 units), Competizione

2024 BMW M3

The latest M3 is a well-rounded performer with a 473-hp twin-turbo inline-6, sharp handling, and a luxurious interior. However, it’s expensive and its ride can be firm.

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Feature Base M3 M3 Competition
Engine 3.0L Twin-Turbocharged I6 3.0L Twin-Turbocharged I6
Horsepower 473 hp 503 hp
Torque 406 lb-ft 479 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed Manual 8-speed Automatic
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive (Optional All-Wheel Drive)
0-60 mph 4.1 seconds (Manual) 3.5 seconds (Automatic)
Top Speed 155 mph (Limited) 180 mph (Limited)
Starting Price $72,845 $81,245
Fuel Economy 17 mpg city / 25 mpg highway (Manual) 19 mpg city / 27 mpg highway (Automatic)
Curb Weight 3,825 lbs (Manual) 3,864 lbs (Automatic)
Seating Capacity 5 5

2024 Audi S6

This German sport sedan offers a 444-hp twin-turbo V6, a comfortable ride, and a high-tech interior. However, it’s not as engaging to drive as some rivals, and its infotainment system can be frustrating to use.

Feature Details
Engine 3.0L V6 TFSI mild-hybrid
Horsepower 444 hp
Torque 530 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed Tiptronic automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel drive
Acceleration (0-60 mph) 4.4 seconds
Top speed 155 mph (electronically limited)
Fuel economy (city/highway/combined) 18 mpg / 27 mpg / 22 mpg
Starting price $75,945

2024 Genesis G70

This Korean sport sedan offers a 375-hp twin-turbo V6, a comfortable ride, and a long list of standard features. However, it’s not as sporty as some rivals, and its resale value isn’t as strong.

Feature Details
Engine 2.5L turbocharged four-cylinder or 3.3L twin-turbo V6
Horsepower 300 hp (2.5L) or 365 hp (3.3L)
Torque 311 lb-ft (2.5L) or 376 lb-ft (3.3L)
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive
Acceleration (0-60 mph) 5.8 seconds (2.5L), 5.2 seconds (3.3L)
Top speed 160 mph
Fuel economy (city/highway) 22 mpg / 32 mpg (2.5L), 19 mpg / 27 mpg (3.3L)
Starting price $42,000 (2.5L), $48,000 (3.3L)
Available features 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated and ventilated seats, panoramic sunroof, head-up display, surround-view camera, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking

2024 Mercedes-AMG C43

This German sport sedan offers a 385-hp twin-turbo V6, a comfortable ride, and a luxurious interior. However, it’s not as engaging to drive as some rivals, and its infotainment system can be frustrating to use.

Feature Details
Body Style 4-door Sedan
Engine 2.0L Inline-4 turbocharged with electric exhaust-gas turbocharger and mild hybrid assistance
Horsepower 402 hp @ 6,750 rpm
Torque 384 lb-ft @ 2,500-5,000 rpm
Transmission 9-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT® MCT automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel drive (AWD)
Acceleration (0-60 mph) 4.6 seconds
Top Speed Electronically limited to 161 mph
EPA Fuel Economy (Combined/City/Highway) 22/19/26 mpg
Starting Price $60,000 (estimated)
Key Features Panoramic sunroof, heated and ventilated seats, heated steering wheel, four-zone automatic climate control, noise-insulating window glass, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, 11.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Burmester sound system, driver assistance features
New for 2024 Wireless smartphone charging pad standard, AMG Dynamic Plus package available (adds dynamic engine mounts, race driving mode, red-painted brake calipers)

2024 Honda Accord

This Japanese sedan offers a 200-hp turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, a comfortable ride, and a spacious interior. It’s also reliable, fuel-efficient, and affordable. However, it’s not as sporty as some rivals.

2024 Honda Accord
Trim level Engine Transmission Fuel economy (city/highway) Starting MSRP
LX 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder CVT 30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway $27,685
Sport 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder CVT 25 mpg city / 34 mpg highway $30,735
EX 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder CVT 25 mpg city / 34 mpg highway $33,735
Touring 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder CVT 25 mpg city / 34 mpg highway $36,735

2024 Toyota Camry

This Japanese sedan offers a 203-hp 4-cylinder engine, a comfortable ride, and a spacious interior. It’s also reliable, fuel-efficient, and affordable. However, it’s not as sporty as some rivals.

Feature Specification
Engine 2.5L 4-cylinder
Horsepower 203 hp
Torque 184 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined) 28 mpg / 39 mpg / 32 mpg
Seating Capacity 5
Trunk Space 15.1 cubic feet
Starting MSRP $26,445

2024 Kia K5

This Korean sedan offers a 290-hp turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, a comfortable ride, and a long list of standard features. It’s also stylish, spacious, and affordable. However, it’s not as sporty or luxurious as some rivals.

2024 Kia K5
Feature LX GT-Line EX LXS GT
Engine 1.6L I4 Turbo 1.6L I4 Turbo 1.6L I4 Turbo 2.5L I4 Turbo 2.5L I4 Turbo
Horsepower 180 hp 180 hp 180 hp 290 hp 290 hp
Torque 195 lb-ft 195 lb-ft 195 lb-ft 311 lb-ft 311 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed Automatic 8-speed Automatic 8-speed Automatic 8-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic 8-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic
Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined) 29/38/33 mpg 27/35/31 mpg 27/35/31 mpg 22/31/26 mpg 20/29/24 mpg
Starting MSRP $25,275 $26,275 $28,575 $30,075 $34,075
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5 5
Trunk Space 16.0 cubic feet 16.0 cubic feet 16.0 cubic feet 16.0 cubic feet 14.8 cubic feet

2024 BMW i4

This electric sport sedan offers a range of up to 301 miles, a 536-hp electric motor, and sharp handling. It’s a great choice for those who want a thrilling driving experience without the emissions.

Feature eDrive40 M50
Battery 80.7 kWh usable 80.7 kWh usable
Range Up to 301 miles (485 km) Up to 270 miles (438 km)
Horsepower 340 hp 536 hp
Torque 317 lb-ft 586 lb-ft
0-60 mph 4.7 seconds 3.9 seconds
Top speed 140 mph 140 mph
Starting price $51,140 $65,890

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