3. Honda Accord
The Honda Accord has been one of the best sedans for the money for several decades and counting now. The well-established brand continues to be one of the most popular autos, and the base engine for the car is a 2.4 liter four-cylinder rated at 185 horsepower. Honda manufacturers the Accord with a six-speed manual transmission, and the Sport model of the car has a slightly upgraded powertrain rated at 189 horsepower. When buying the car new, consumers can choose to upgrade the engine to a 3.5 liter six-cylinder rated at 278 horsepower. The Accord’s gas mileage rating is 18 MPG (city) and 28 MPG (highway) with a top overall speed of 131 MPH. The auto can go from zero to 60 MPH in only 5.8 seconds, and it remains a top seller in the North American market.