Sedans vs. Hatchbacks: Which Do You Prefer?

2019 Chevy Cruze Sedan & Hatchback

Sedans are predominantly the major vehicle drivers go with in the US if they don’t drive a truck or SUV. But the five-door hatchback counterparts are growing in popularity and offer a wholly different driving experience. So where do you fit in the sedans vs. hatchbacks debate?

Sedan drivers love their vehicles because the market is so vast and there are so many options in various sizes—from compact to large. Some of these sedans have been around for decades and thus offer some peace of mind in terms of reliability. Other drivers like sedans because they offer more privacy with a locking trunk, whereas hatchbacks expose the contents of the back of your car with major window.

However, hatchbacks are highly sought after because of their superior resale value—partially because they are less common and thus harder for used car buyers to find. Hatchbacks are also more practical with rear folding seats that greatly improve the cargo area for luggage, groceries, and sporting equipment. In most cases of a vehicle with a sedan and hatchback variant, the hatchback boasts the superior cargo space. Hatchbacks are also often considered more visually appealing, likely because they stand out more easily in a sea of sedans on American roadways. If you like to make a bold statement on the road, go with a hatchback.

Here at Huber Chevrolet, we have a wide array of sedans and hatchbacks for you to explore.