Nobody needs a coupe. Coupes are cars that designers and car guys love, but that regular Americans tend not to buy. Coupes are viewed as indulgent and inconvenient, a classic case of form over function. Despite this viewpoint, a spacious coupe can often be the best choice for a segment of buyers who value the sleek visual appeal and easier front seat access that a coupe delivers.
Before we begin our roundup of 10 spacious coupes, we must define our terms. A coupe is a two-door hardtop with a functional back seat and a trunk. That excludes convertibles, 2+2 models, and “coupe-like” sedans and crossover vehicles. No matter how much your roof slopes, your four doors qualify you as a sedan. I’m talking to you, Mercedes-Benz CLS. You are not a coupe.
Here are 10 Spacious Coupes for your consideration (in ascending order by EPA Passenger Volume ratings).