Best Luxury Cars Under 40k

Cadillac ATS

The Cadillac ATS is available as a sporty mid-size sedan or a sleek two-door coupe. It also has a superior crash safety rating. The base model has 272hp and rear-wheel drive as standard. 4WD is available as an optional upgrade. It also has a comprehensive infotainment system with an 8.0-inch touchscreen, 10-speaker surround sound, wireless charging, and a wireless hotspot.

Volvo S60

The base version of the Volvo S60 is a luxury mid-size sedan that’s quite a bargain. For under $40k, you get 18-inch alloy wheels, leather seats, and sleek aluminum interior touches. The engine churns out a mighty 240hp, and it also has optional AWD. We also recommend the Technology package with enhanced safety tech like adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, active high-beams, auto-braking, and collision warning.

Mercedes-Benz CLA250

This sleek, stylish blend of a coupe and sedan delivers 208hp and is quite fun to drive. It also has superior crash safety ratings. It has standard front-wheel drive and an independent suspension for a supple, adaptive drive. Safety features include adaptive braking, rear-view cameras, eight airbags, attention assist, active brake assist, rain-sensing wipers, blind-spot assist, and more.

BMW 230i

The BMW 230i is available as a stunning coupe or a convertible with a 248hp engine that’s surprisingly fuel-efficient. It also has good crash safety ratings. It’s all fun and performance with this car, but there’s also no compromise on safety and technology. It features a Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) package with brake drying, traction control, and brake fade assist.

Jaguar XE

This compact sedan is one of the more exciting models to drive out of Jaguar’s factory. It has engine options that generate 180hp, 240hp, and 340hp. These engines deliver acceleration, power, and efficiency too. Its efficiency is a big selling point, and it offers considerable savings over 100,000 miles driven.

Audi A4

This compact sedan is one of the longest-running luxury models in the American market. It has engine options that generate 190hp and 252hp. Crash safety is good too. You can have it as a front-wheel drive or with the Quattro all-wheel drive system. Its technology package is also one of the best in its class, as are its comfort levels.