We sometimes look to the masses as an indicator for which movie to see or which restaurant to book for a Friday night dinner reservation. So why not cars? Every month around 18 million shoppers visit Edmunds.com in search of a vehicle that best suits their needs. Below is a list of the top 10 most searched sedans from January 1, 2015 through November 16, 2015. We're confident the current models will be popular, too. If you're in the market for a sedan and don't know where to start, this list may be a good place.
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With its recently improved cabin quality and handling, the 2016 Toyota Camry is a compelling and competitive midsize sedan. It's comfortable and spacious, with above-average rear-seat space, good visibility, user-friendly interior controls and an excellent available V6 engine.
The 2016 Honda Accord continues to be a top-rated choice in the family sedan class. It's had a refresh this year and its roomy, high-quality interior, generous standard features, refined and efficient powertrains and exceptional ride and handling make it a standout choice in the class.
The 2016 Toyota Corolla isn't intended to thrill, but its sensible blend of fuel economy, features, versatility, value and a pleasant ride make it a compelling choice for most small sedan shoppers.
The 2015 Tesla Model S isn't just one of the most desirable electric cars available today. It's also one of the best luxury sedans. It has acceptable-to-excellent battery range (depending on the model), sleek styling, impressive performance, generous cargo space and support from Tesla's expanding Supercharger charging station infrastructure. Going electric has never been so attractive.
With solid power, excellent fuel economy, distinctive styling and a huge array of tech features, the 2016 Ford Fusion is a great choice for a midsize sedan. A quiet cabin, sharp handling and a composed ride are also notable qualities, as is the Fusion's available all-wheel drive.
If you want a midsize sedan with plenty of passenger room and a quiet, easy-to-live-with demeanor, the 2016 Hyundai Sonata definitely has what you're looking for. There are lots of standard and optional features for the money, and a smooth ride is complemented by comfortable seats. The Sonata is one of our favorites.
7. 2016 Mazda 6
With agile handling and impressive fuel economy, the 2016 Mazda 6 is a fine choice for a midsize sedan, especially if you want one with some personality. A smooth and responsive powertrain delivers quick acceleration, while a roomy, well-built interior exudes style and quality.
The reinvented 2016 Honda Civic returns to form with daring looks and a spacious, technology-rich interior. The zesty and fuel-efficient turbocharged engine is quick, and the suspension offers handling performance to match. The Civic is once again a must-drive compact sedan.
Though it may not be quite as compelling as some other top rivals, the 2016 Nissan Altima's makeover does provide enhanced curb appeal. Its strengths lie in quick acceleration, a responsive transmission and competitive fuel economy.
No, it's not 2017 quite yet, but Hyundai hit fast-forward to bring the all-new 2017 Elantra to market. With attractive styling, an extensive features list, generous interior space and one of the quietest cabins in the compact class, it's no surprise that this sedan continues to be Hyundai's best-selling vehicle. Hyundai's excellent warranty is a definite bonus.