The Bottom Line: A smooth driver for a commute and an exciting ride for fun, the 2010 Audi S4 offers refined cabin tech and good fuel economy. It comes close to being a perfect tech car. Read review
Specs: Sedan, Gas
The Bottom Line: Performance tech in the 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe lets it be a luxury cruiser and a nimble sports car, while the cabin electronics give drivers unparalleled levels of help and entertainment. Read review
Specs: Sedan, 640i, Gas
The Bottom Line: We like that the HS250h packs a good deal of cabin tech and luxurious refinements, but we wonder if the decidedly average fuel economy is worth the additional complexity of the hybrid drive train. Read review
Specs: Sedan, Hybrid
The Bottom Line: The 2013 Cadillac ATS is a fun, nimble little luxury car that offers an easy all-around driving experience, and while its cabin electronics features are solid, the touch-screen performance proves frustrating. Read review
Specs: Sedan, Performance, Gas
The Bottom Line: The 2011 Kia Optima SX makes the midsize sedan interesting through fine cabin appointments, plenty of power, and unique exterior styling. Read review
The Bottom Line: It may not be the fastest, greenest, or most high-tech car in its class, but the 2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS has possibly the best balance of those attributes at a great value. Read review
Specs: Sedan, GLS, Gas
The Bottom Line: The 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid bundles a wide array of very useful tech, and its hybrid system helps the car avoid the gas guzzler tax. Read review
The Bottom Line: The 2011 Audi A8 is an exceptional luxury sedan, with top-of-the-line infotainment and driver assistance features and performance tech that makes it handle like a sports car. Read review
The Bottom Line: Dodge gives the 2013 Dart an excellent cabin tech suite, impressive for a compact car, but uneven acceleration makes the 1.4-liter engine upgrade a questionable choice. Read review
Specs: Sedan, SE, Gas
The Bottom Line: Mercedes-Benz bolsters its reputation for luxury with the 2012 CLS550. A powerful and efficient engine propels this sleek ride, and there are a number of advanced driver-assistance features. Read review
The Bottom Line: The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 Coupe strikes a balance between luxury and sport, with engaging driving and high quality cabin electronics, while presenting a very stylish exterior. Read review
Specs: Coupe, Gas
The Bottom Line: Among the stiff economy car competition, the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer SE sets itself apart only by its impressive all-wheel-drive system, a feature with limited appeal. Read review
The Bottom Line: The 2012 Acura TL SH-AWD features a reasonably modern suite of cabin tech, but its power train falls short of innovations seen in the competition. Read review
The Bottom Line: The smooth and quiet 2013 Jaguar XJ makes driver comfort its top priority, but an aging cabin technology package and an unrefined fuel-saver system give a rough edge to this refined ride. Read review
Specs: Sedan, Base, Gas
The Bottom Line: The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco is a competent highway cruiser with a good baseline of cabin tech, but its eAssist mild-hybrid system doesn't really deliver the miles per gallon. Read review
Specs: Sedan, Eco, Hybrid
The Bottom Line: The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ turbo is a competent driver with good fuel economy, but its cabin tech falls behind the compact-car competition. Read review
Specs: Sedan, LTZ, Gas
The Bottom Line: The 2009 BMW 750Li delivers impressive tech features on all fronts, helping justify its high price. It offers the best cabin tech package among its competitors. Read review
Specs: Sedan, 750Li, Gas
The Bottom Line: The 2011 Infiniti G37 Sedan Journey earns its price tag with great tech and performance, but its ride may be too sporty and harsh for its single-option automatic transmission and for its target audience. Read review
The Bottom Line: The much-improved 2012 Dodge Charger R/T offers a good blend of power and cabin technology, but could use a bit more refinement where efficiency and ease of use are concerned. Read review
Specs: Sedan, R/T, Gas
The Bottom Line: The 2010 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is a powerful and very satisfying sport sedan, but not practical for daily driving because of poor fuel economy. Read review
The Bottom Line: The 2013 Lexus LS 460 F-Sport's performance upgrades don't transform it into a sports car, but add a sporty edge to the luxury sedan's already good cabin and comfort tech offerings. Read review
The Bottom Line: The 2013 Ford Taurus presents cabin technology rich in features, from navigation to automatic parallel parking, in an easy-driving large sedan package, but the sluggish touch-screen response can be aggravating. Read review
Specs: Sedan, Limited Sedan, Gas
The Bottom Line: The 2010 Acura TL SH-AWD drives like a sports car, but it works as a daily commuter. Its cabin tech is all very good, but Acura doesn't break any new ground. Read review
The Bottom Line: The 2010 Ford Taurus SHO combines an impressively fast, cutting-edge engine with cabin tech that is still ahead of the competition--even after appearing in Ford cars for a year already. Read review
The Bottom Line: Combining a highly efficient hybrid power train with top-notch standard and optional cabin tech, the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid is both a great tech car and a great value. Read review
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