Are you looking for an affordable new vehicle for 2016? There are plenty of reliable 2016 models that are available for just $25,000 or less. There is always the option to purchase a used vehicle for under $25,000 as well, but some people just want a vehicle with that “new car” smell. If you are looking for a vehicle with no previous owner, read on for a list of the best 2016 models that cost $25,000 or less.
Chevy has been a trusted car company for years, and they came out with the Sonic in 2015. The updated 2016 Chevrolet Sonic can be purchased with a hatchback or sedan style. The vehicle is considered a small and sporty car, equipped with a turbocharged engine that offers an estimated 40 mpg on the highway. In 2015, the Sonic was named as one of the Top Safety Picks in the small car segment by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. The 2016 model is even better than the 2015 model. Prices for the vehicle start at $14,345 and can increase to around $21,000 for additional add-ons.
Hyundai has been known for offering safe and affordable cars, and each year they develop a more luxury style for their vehicles. The 2016 Hyundai Elantra is a great option for consumers who don’t want to spend an exorbitant amount of money for luxury. It offers a sleek exterior and a 6 speed transmission, which includes SHIFTRONIC and an Active ECO system. Tech packages can be added on, still keeping the price under $25,000. These packages include navigation, Hyundai Blue Link Telematics System, and Blue Link Connected Care. Prices start at just $17,250.
Kia is another car company that has been around for awhile, and has increased their standard of vehicle. The 2016 Kia Optima LX, or LX 1.6 T are two options that will cost just under $25,000 for the standard model. What is great about the LX model is that it comes with a keyless entry. The LX 1.6 T comes standard with a rear-camera display, push button start, smart welcome, and smart trunk. With the smart welcome, the Optima will detect your smart key and automatically unfold the outside mirrors and turn on the door pocket lights. The smart trunk automatically opens when it detects your key fob. Prices start at $21,840 and $23,990 for each model. Additional add-ons will cost more, bringing your total over $25,000, but advanced technology features make even the basic model a hit.
Toyota has been making the Camry for years, and every year it just gets better and better. For a starting price of $23,070, you can get a stylish and sporty interior, with a bold exterior. Toyota even markets that people will be asking you what kind of car you are driving because the new 2016 design of the Camry is different than previous models. Not only is this car affordable, but it comes with a great set of safety features including a blind spot monitor and ten airbags.
These are only a few of the best 2016 car options for under $25,000. Do you have a dream car that is great and affordable? Tell us about it in the comments!