Top 10 Least Expensive Midsize Sedans of 2009

From Edmunds.com

You expect a lot from your family sedan. It's got to be roomy enough to tote the spouse, kids, pets and their gear. Durability's essential, too, since your car will likely have to withstand everything from the kicking of petulant little feet ("Are we there yet?!") to the assault of boisterous canine paws. In these lean times, though, the most significant priority for many is a budget-friendly price. Now more than ever, buyers want vehicles that deliver family-friendly practicality for less.

Well, we've got you covered — below are the 10 least expensive 2009 midsize sedans on the market. Rankings were tallied based on MSRP, excluding destination charges. Base-model prices are listed, so remember that some additional expenditure may be necessary to get the amenities that are important to you. Each model was allowed only one appearance on the list.

Rebates and incentives are available with many of these sedans, presenting even more saving opportunities. Make sure to investigate each car's True Market Value® before making a buying decision.

  1. 2009 Kia Optima — $17,495
  2. 2009 Mazda Mazda6 — $18,550
  3. 2009 Hyundai Sonata — $18,700
  4. 2009 Ford Fusion — $19,035
  5. 2009 Toyota Camry — $19,145
  6. 2009 Pontiac G6 — $19,275
  7. 2009 Nissan Altima — $19,900
  8. 2009 Mercury Milan — $20,320
  9. 2009 Dodge Avenger — $20,515
  10. 2009 Honda Accord — $20,755

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