Big, stylish and luxurious are not always as cool as people think it to be, sometimes all your coolness is defined by the smart choices you make while buying a car that fits your budget and not one that completely exceeds it. Considering the average price of a car in America s $36,000, we have a good enough reason to think that most people buy a car that can’t fit their budget and we are here to change that.
Buying expensive cars mean expensive maintenance as well and if you don’t have a regular income that can support your house as well as maintain your luxury car, it is advised that you buy one which takes less of maintenance and doesn’t hurt your pocket.
This article gives you an overview of some of the worthy car options that you can buy without going overboard with your budget, here are the best of the rest, Good Cars that are amongst the most affordable and fit every budget.
Fiat 500 has always been a compact car that has been the best choice for those who live minimalistic lives. Cute yet lively in appearance and one which gives you good enough and smooth driving experience, Fiat 500 is perfect for those with little requirements out of their cars.
Set at a base price of $15,990, the 2019 Fiat 500 has got a significant power boost from 101 hp to 135 hp turbo now. Coming with a warranty that spans 4 years or 50,000 miles with an impressive mileage of 24 mpg in city and 32 on a highway, this one is a car that can find utility and can be bought in any budget.
Nissan Versa Note S
The base model of Versa is a 109 hp, 1.6L in-line-four with continuously variable transmission, meaning this one of the only cars on the list that doesn’t offer a manual transmission as an option. Though CVT, doesn’t have much of a fan following due to its roughness and noises it makes during transmission, like its sedan version this car is also marred with several basic issues like poor handling, braking and real-world fuel economy. Though not a good one for those with money, at $16,485, it is still a good car for those with this budget.
A redesigned model from last year that won an Editor’s Choice award, this 4 door all automatic hatchback is amongst the best cars on the list. Equipped with a 1.6L CVT 16 valve engine that gives out 135 Hp of power and an excellent fuel economy of 33 mpg in city and 40 on the highway, this car is a rare combination of style, fuel efficiency, utility and resale value. Coming with 5 years and 60,000 miles powertrain warranty with 3 years and 36,000 miles basic warranty coupled with such impressive specifications, this car which starts at $17,885 is a real deal at this price.
Getting a change from a 1.8L engine as a regularly produced model to 1.4L 6-speed auto, 16 valves 4 cylinders 138 hp engine hasn’t changed much in terms of inefficiency for the 2019 Chevrolet Sonic and while it continues to be bit unreliable, it is still a good enough car for the price it comes for. With an MSRP of $17,595, a powertrain warranty of 5 years and 60,000 miles and a basic warranty of 3 years and 36,000 miles, Chevrolet Sonic might not have a good reputation but it comes with the reliability and trust of Chevrolet and you can’t ask from companies at this price.
Having always been a reliable car, this year coming with a change converting it from a 2 door hatchback to 4 door hatchback with improved controls and efficiency as compared to the last model, this car is perhaps amongst the most reliable on the list. Equipped with a 1.5L 4-speed Auto Transmission 16 valve 4 cylinder and 106 hp of power and having a fuel economy of 32 and 40 for city and highway respectively makes this car even better. Having a transmission warranty of 5 years and 60,000 miles plus basic warranty of 3 years and 36,000 miles makes this car one that could be bought by you with a budget of $18,000.
Having seen no improvements since last year has not gone in favour of this car. Sadly enough once after a little re-birth, a decade made it a good car, now it is on its way to being axed but that doesn’t take away what this car is, it is still a good car and it is still as reliable as before. Coming with a 1,6L 6-speed auto transmission and 120 Hp of power and a great fuel economy at 27 mpg for city and 37 mpg for highway this one is a reliable enough car at the budget of $16,330.
Last year’s model had a major redesign with increased room and decreased this price, this time around the car is more or less the same but the price has been increased a bit. A four-door sedan that comes with a 1.6L 6-speed auto transmission, 4 cylinder engine that produces 130 hp of power. Coming with a 10-year warranty and 100,000 miles for powertrain and 5 years and 60,000 miles for basic warranty, this car is a good enough Sedan being offered with more than the average duration of warranty at an affordable price of $16,195.
Hyundai Accent SE
This 4 door sedan comes with the reliability of Hyundai and although not much has changed since last year’s redesign, the car still seems to be good enough by current standards. Equipped with 1.6L 6-speed transmission, 4 cylinder engine that produces a standard 130 hp of power, Hyundai Accent comes with 10 years warranty for its transmission and a 5-year basic warranty. With an excellent mpg of 28 and 38 for the city an highway respectively, this is a great car being offered at the price of $16,880.