As of 2015, some of the best luxury cars are the 2016 Audi S8, 2016 Cadillac CTS, 2015 Lexus IS 250, 2016 BMW 328 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, according to Autobytel.com. These cars have a combination of high-performance, reliability and high-end luxury features.
The 2016 Audi S8 tops the rankings of luxury cars with its eight-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, automatic air conditioning, 21-inch aluminum wheels and distance pacing, all of which come standard. The 2016 Audi S8 also includes a powerful 4.0L V-8 520hp twin-turbo engine. The 2016 Cadillac CTS comes with many of the same features, but also utilizes StabiliTrak electronic stability to help the driver maintain control of the vehicle in low-traction driving conditions.
The 2015 Lexus IS 250 comes with a standard 2.5L six-cylinder engine with an automatic transmission that achieves a fairly efficient 21 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. Lexus's IS 250 is stocked with all of the latest safety features typical of a luxury vehicle, such as curtain first- and second-row overhead airbags and an airbag occupancy sensor. Mercedes, a leading luxury car brand, equips its CLA-Class with the BabySmart airbag childseat sensor that makes the vehicle a good choice for those with children.