2017 Best Luxury Midsize Cars; Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, BMW Tops All Car In Its Category

May 08, 2017 08:00 AM EDT | Hannah Jill

Luxury midsize cars have their own niche in the market. The great mixture of performance, feature, and comfort are their main selling points. These vehicles usually have the top of the line gadgets, best infotainment, and most attractive designs.

In today's competitive market, what are the best brands can you get your hands on? What makes these cars the best in their category.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The much-talked about luxury midsize car used Mercedes-Benz C-class and S-class for its inspiration. Dashing and eye pleasing, it would grab the attention of every serious buyer.

Its main power comes from its 241 HP. 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. You can pair the engine with either a rear-wheel or 4-wheel driven nine-speed automatic gearbox for ease in shifting. Acceleration to 60 mph is around 6.5 seconds. For fuel economy, it will give you 22 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway and 25 miles for every gallon on combined driving location.

2017 Lexus GS Hybrid. The fuel efficiency of this Lexus car will match that of a small size car. Test runs showed a 28 mpg when doing city driving, 31 miles to a gallon on the highway and 30 mpg when you drive in both. Being a hybrid gives you too power source. Its main engine is a 288 HP. 24 valve V6 engine. This is combined with a 197 HP, 650 V electric motor generator. Combining the two power plant will give you a341 horsepower of pulling force. 0-60 mph acceleration is 5.9 seconds and max speed is listed at 250 km/h

2017 BMW 5-Series. Owners will experience the essence of a luxury midsize car in this BMW car. Comfortable, easy to drive and a lot of useful features. Under its hood is a 248 HP. 2.0 liter turbocharged inline 4 cylinder engine for its power plant. Mated to its engine is an 8-speed automat gearbox for easy shifting, acceleration to 60 mph 4.8 to 6.0 seconds, a quarter mile sprint will give you only 13.4 to 14.6 seconds. It has a top speed of 155 mph.

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