Whether you are after an estate car, a supermini, or a sporty coupe for your next new car, one of the deciding factors will be which one offers the best bang for your buck. Here are the top 10 best value new cars on sale.
1. Best Value Compact Car
If you want a compact car that provides you a lot of “bang for your buck, the Kia Soul is a great choice. It completely lives up to the brand’s promise by being truly fun and practical, whilst at the same time offering one of the most spacious interiors in its class. You really can’t ignore how much car you get for such a low price tag.
2. Best Value Compact Truck
If you are going to buy a compact truck that offers a good price to value ratio, you may want to check out the Chevy Colorado. The Chevrolet Colorado and its GMC Canyon twin, are more maneuverable than full-sized trucks and better equipped than their Toyota and Nissan competitors. Not only does it offer a strong towing ability, but it checks the box on just about every category that you could want from a compact truck, including a comfortable cabin, good fuel economy, and more.
3. Best Value Full Size Truck
The reason the Ford F-150 rates number 1 overall is simple: It's the best full-sized pickup truck you can buy. It boasts high tow and some of the best fuel economy in the light-duty segment. With an exclusive aluminum bed and body, advanced powertrain availability, and more cosmetic choices than a runway model, the F-150 is the complete package.
4. Best Value Luxury Compact SUV
The 2017 Lexus NX is a solid luxury compact SUV with a price that's lower than many of its competitors. It's a little bigger than most other new-breed subcompact luxury crossover SUVs, but smaller than more established compacts. Unchanged, though, are the Lexus trademarks of an ultra-smooth engine, a quiet cabin, superior quality and a reputation for excellent reliability.
5. Best Value Luxury Small Car
The Audi A4 embodies everything you need in a car: strong performance, modern design, advanced technology and sumptuous comfort. The 2017 model is a competitive entry-level luxury sedan that perfectly toes the line between sportiness and luxury.
6. Best Value Hybrid
As the world's top-selling hybrid passenger vehicle, 5 million and counting, the Toyota Prius 2017 has improved to the point where it is actually quite pleasant to drive. Not only does its fuel economy outpace its competition, but it has an incredibly balanced experience offering excellent performance and a great interior.
7. Best Value Minivan
The Minivan has become a staple of American culture since it's better than the average crossover in many ways. In this category no minivan does it better than the Chrysler Pacifica. Its outpaces many of its competitors, thanks to its ability to comfortably ferry both passengers and cargo.
8. Best Value Sports Cars
The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is the leader in its class thanks mainly to its lively engine and agile handling, which both together make it a blast to drive. The easy-folding top is also convenient when drivers want some wind in their hair. If you are looking for a svelte, low-slung, nimble roadster, this model is a great option.
9. Best Value Subcompact SUV
There are few high-scoring competitors in the subcompact SUV class, but the HR-V is still one of your best choices. It has the best combination of great performance and value in the class, making it the winner of the Best Value Subcompact SUV.
10. Best Value Subcompact Car
The 2017 Honda Fit surpasses subcompact rivals in many ways. It offers versatile cargo space, great fuel economy, and a spacious interior.