For the upcoming model year, many coupes have already risen to the level of being the top rated and most popular by consumers.
These are the coupes the public has said they like the most and would want to drive as a regular daily driver. Instead of just a top ten list, there are actually twelve cars on this list for any shopper to choose from, making an already difficult decision nearly impossible.
The Golf has gained a great deal of popularity over many years as a great car for the back to school crowd as well as being a very nice car for in town driving. In the hatchback form the Golf offers plenty of cargo configurations to choose from allowing for the carrying of a variety of different items inside the car. As a very straightforward and no nonsense vehicle the Golf starts this list off powered by a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that offers up to 170 horsepower. The Golf adds a great deal of fuel efficiency as well, making it a great car for a daily driver as well with a fuel efficiency of 25 city/37 hwy mpg.
Jaguar XK Series
A bit of an obvious choice, the Jaguar XK looks like it jumped right off the movie screen onto the streets for some serious enjoyment. The long hood and swept headlights along with the roof shape to the rear al give the XK a feeling of nostalgia while inside the XK is fully loaded with great luxury appointments and equipment for all occupants to enjoy. Powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine that offers 385 horsepower the XK comes in the eleventh spot with a fuel efficiency of 16 city/24 hwy mpg. Not built for fuel mileage, but for fun, the XK offers precise handling and control to make it one of the most enjoyable drives of any vehicle for 2015.
Taking the next spot is another Jaguar, the F-Type. The F-Type is the sports car, souped-up, model offered by Jaguar meant to compete heavily with the Porsche 911 that is much more expensive. With style and an aggressive appearance, this is a car Jaguar threw away the sophistication to make. Offering a 380 horsepower engine that comes in the form of a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 the F-Type is one of the best sports cars offered today. The fuel efficiency is respectable as well coming in at 19 city/27 hwy mpg for any owner to take advantage of and turn some heads with the growling engine under the hood.
Of course this icon of American Muscle will be on the list, especially a list that is made of consumer favorites. The Camaro comes in a lot of forms, but the most affordable is one that is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that offers 323 horsepower and carries a 19 city/30 hwy mpg of fuel efficiency. Easily recognizable on the road, the Camaro is built to perform and has done so for many decades without ever missing a beat. Shoppers have a lot to choose from with the Camaro, but even in this most basic form this classic is a lot of fun to drive.
A revamped and highly improved car, the Challenger is another throwback machine that looks a lot like its predecessors from decades ago. Truly a muscle machine, the Challenger can be had in variety of configurations of power under the hood, but the base model makes a bold statement offering 305 horsepower from the 3.6-liter V6 engine that offers a decent fuel efficiency of 18 city/27 hwy mpg. Challenger owners will enjoy the great ride in a car that is built to carry a small party on the inside with some comfort as well as the cool power and great classic look of the car making it a prime choice for many fans.
The seventh place finish goes to the ATS that is a very nice offering from Cadillac. With a design that is easily pure luxury and high-class all the way around, the ATS offers owners a great deal of driving comfort, style, and sophistication to enjoy. As the premier luxury automaker, Cadillac has brought a bold look to its lineup and the ATS leads the way. Powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine the ATS offers 272 horsepower and a fuel efficiency of 21 city/30 hwy mpg. This makes the ATS an easy choice to enjoy as it offers plenty of power for the highway as well as great fuel mileage to make it a little easier on the wallet at the gas pump.
Mazda Miata MX-5
Fun, “zoom-zoom”, athletic, energetic and precise are all great ways to describe the favorite offering from Mazda. The Miata is the signature car from Mazda that inspires the “zoom-zoom” mantra with precision handing and suspension, an energetic engine performance and an amazing amount of fun behind the wheel. The only knock on this great car is only two at a time can enjoy the fun, but sometimes that’s enough of a party. The Miata comes into 2015 powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 167 horsepower and a 21 city/28 hwy mpg of fuel efficiency to enjoy.
The newest Nissan sports car that truly appears to be track-ready and street beautiful the GT-R shows up looking like an older model Porsche 911 with a great deal more attitude. The low profile and smooth angles from the front to the rear hint at a great deal of speed and aerodynamics to enjoy which ends at the sport-inspired spoiler on the rear of the car. Powered by a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that coughs up a massive 545 horsepower the GT-R is ready to blow much of the competition away. The fuel mileage isn’t anything to brag about at 16 city/23 hwy mpg, but the car is a high-performance machine from Nissan that is ready to ride.
BMW 6 Series
Long and formidable the 6 Series is an awesome selection to come in the fourth spot on this list. With a ton of great luxury equipment and a steering and suspension that are meant to be under a sports car the 6 Series is an easy drive to enjoy. The luxury is more than obvious on this great car with is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine that offers up 315 horsepower and a very respectable 20 city/29 hwy mpg of fuel efficiency to enjoy. The 6 Series is classy, elegant and seriously stylish in any form.
BMW 4 Series
A little smaller than the 6 Series, the 4 Series is another awesome offering from BMW that is easy to enjoy and much less expensive than its larger sibling. With the signature split grill front and a long sloping hood, the 4 Series is easily recognizable as a BMW and makes the third spot on this list a very easy choice to understand. This car is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that allows 240 horsepower. This gives the 4 Series plenty of power to be a lot of fun on the open road and with the signature BMW control in place the car will seek out the windiest road around.
An even more iconic car than the Camaro or even the come-back Challenger, the Corvette has turned heads, made car lovers swoon, and brought thoughts of excitement to generations of Americans for decades. As a status symbol of fun and success the Corvette has always lead the way as the American symbol of engineering and performance. Many models of the Corvette are built for the track, but in the second spot on this list is one who is a little dialed back to perform and enjoy time on the blacktop with a 6.20liter V8 engine that offers 455 horsepower and comes in surprisingly fuel efficient at 17 city/29 hwy mpg to enjoy.
As the top chosen coupe by consumers the BMW M6 is an absolutely awesome choice. Offering power, precise handling, a great look, and signature BMW luxury equipment the M6 is an amazing car for anyone to own, enjoy, or just take a ride in. Powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that really brings the heat with 560 horsepower and a fuel mileage of 14 city/20 hwy mpg the M6 is ready to roll and take on the competition.
From a hatchback to luxury models along with plenty of sports cars, it seems the thought for the 2015 model year when it comes to coupes is easy to understand. Consumers want power, precision, great looks, and a head turning ride which can be provided by any car on this great list.