Auto Trader writers say, “BMW’s big sedan arguably reached its zenith when it was redesigned for the 1995 model year,” with the car's conservative but attractive style, cutting-edge technology, and great performance statistics. The year 1995 seemed to be a jumping off point for this car, as the BMW continued to evolve it added presence, handling, and even better styling.
The Cadillac Seville got a major upgrade in 1992 to try and keep up with luxury competitors like BMW, Mercedes, and Lexus. While the makeover worked in terms of looks and technology features, this ‘90s sedan was seriously lacking in reliability ratings and came with an expensive price tag.
Today, the car seems to be more of a collector’s item than a worthy driving vehicle, but they’re still available to purchase in different places online.
This ‘90s sedan really captured the mood of the ‘90s. While still a luxury vehicle, the Lexus LS wasn’t as expensive as many of its luxury competitors like BMW or Mercedes.
It surely looked the part of a luxury vehicle though, with clean lines, sharp features and an elongated hood. Inside, the car also had luxurious features and technology, making it a memorable ‘90s ride.
Believe it or not, the Dodge Viper wasn’t even supposed to be a ‘90s car. But this one truly did define the decade by the waves it made after a concept car was introduced in 1989 at the North American International Car show.
The Viper was never set to actually go into production, but after the buzz this supercar generated at the show, Dodge had no choice but to start producing it in the ‘90s, making it the perfect car to close out our list of ‘90s sedans and coupes that defined the decade.
Alexandra Maloney is an insurance writer who specializes in vehicle rankings and basic insurance topics. Alexandra’s mission is to create articles that help car owners select the best vehicle and insurance coverage for their lifestyle, budget, and drive. Alexandra has written more than 300 articles for Jerry, ranging from vehicle safety topics to vehicle maintenance costs. Before joining Jerry, Alexandra studied journalism and business administration at the University of Richmond.