With 2017 nearing its end, it is not only time to welcome a new year, but also usher in what promises to be an exciting time for those looking to purchase new cars in 2018. Let us take a look at what we can expect:
Kelley reviewers have consistently named the Civic as one of their favorites. The roomy ambience and host of advanced features work in its favor, while making it fun to drive at the same time. It comes in both sedan and coupe versions. The base engine, a 1.5-liter four cylinder is rated by the EPA for 32 mpg in city driving and 42 mpg on the highway. The bigger, 206-horsepower 2-liter power plant is available with the Si coupe with a fuel economy of 31 mpg and 40 mpg for city and highway respectively.
If you are looking for a safe and dependable car that is affordably priced, the CR-V is your best bet. The base 1.5-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine is rated for 28 mpg in city driving, 34 mpg on the highway. The more powerful 2.4-liter four is estimated at 25 mpg for city and 31 mpg for highway.
Get additional safety features such as forward collision avoidance, automatic braking and lane-keeping assist with trim levels of EX and above.
This car has been one of the top selling vehicles under the Audi lineup. For 2018, the design has undergone a total revamp that has made the car more comfortable and powerful with its tech-friendly cabin and elegant trim. The Q5 has a 2-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that is rated for 23 mpg in city driving and 27 mpg on the highway.
The Impala from Chevrolet is also a favorite for many years. The 2018 models have a bigger trunk as compared to their rivals, along with the sophisticated like Apple CarPlay, GPS navigation and in-car Wi-Fi. You get to pick among a four-cylinder rated at 22 mpg and 30 mpg for city and highway respectively and a V-6 rated at 19 mpg for city and 28 mpg highway.
For Ford loyalists there is good news as the Expedition is completely redesigned for 2018, and the aspects garnering positive feedback is the robust towing and hauling capacity, along with sufficient space for people and cargo. Fuel economy is great too with the 3.5-liter, twin-turbo V-6 engine is rated for 17 mpg in city driving and 24 mpg on the highway.
Ready to invest in one of these in the upcoming year?