Consumers will often shop for vehicles for various reasons, but most likely, they want a vehicle to commute to and from work and possibly when running errands. How consumers define the ideal vehicle may have a lot to do with their immediate needs, budget and in some cases, the appeal it gives them emotionally. To aid you in choosing the right vehicle or to make an informed decision, below you will find the top cars that other shoppers are purchasing. While there are other good vehicles to select from, for this list, the main features examined are performance, safety, satisfaction and extensive road tests.
The Honda Fit
This vehicle is sub-compact for someone who has a family or just looking to purchase their first car. It is good on fuel, giving you about an average of 33 mpg. The interior space is nice where you can stow away the back seats or keep them so that you can accommodate more passengers. It has high owner satisfaction and has improved scores for its crash test. This vehicle sells for less than $20K for those working on their personal finance and need to stick to a budget.
The Toyota Camry has always been considered the ideal mid sized car and this new one is no different. It has a nice exterior and spacious interior, especially in the trunk. It gives a comfortable ride and calm cabin along with smooth powertrains. If you are looking for fuel economy in a car, this hybrid version delivers with reasonable affordability. If you want a reliable vehicle with impressive results in its crash test, this Toyota Camry is near to perfection.
For the shopper with an eye on luxury, the Lexus RX 350 will deliver in more ways than one. It is edgy, but still comfortable and quiet to drive. It delivers its power effortlessly; still giving you a smooth ride. The interior is well done and has an immaculate finish. This brand also has a hybrid version, which is very impressive at an average of 29 mpg (miles per gallon) in fuel economy. Its reliability in performance is what attracts most shoppers to this vehicle.
For shoppers with an interest in a small SUV, the Subaru Forester will fit the bill. It will give you a comfortable drive and with spacious interiors, added comfort. This is an excellent ride in the snow with a dependable AWD system. It is also at the top of the list with other vehicles that offer great fuel economy. You can see well while seated in the driver’s seat. It is safe to drive and this is proven in the crash test results.
If you have a number of people in your family, the Chevrolet Impala would be best. It can seat up to five passengers comfortably. This is the type of vehicle that airport transportation companies use to provide service to flyers. It is made in the United States and is quite comfortable with a simple interface.
Mazda MX-5 Miata
This fun vehicle is not just small, but powerful. It comes with a manual stick shift, but roaring engine that will make you the envy in your neighborhood. You will enjoy an average of 34 miles per gallon in fuel economy. It is the ideal vehicle for the person that loves to race on weekends. It is probably not the best interior for a tall driver nor is it a commuter vehicle, but a great second vehicle or one that is good for a road trip. You can get one of these vehicles for under $40K.