Driving car in a city is a whole different thing than a highway commute. This is one of the reasons why you need to choose the right vehicle. The ideal car is in generall small, can be maneuvered easily and has a good balance between performance and fuel consumption. If you are a skilled driver, it doesn’t matter what type of car you choose. Between men and women, they select different kinds; women love smaller cars while gentlemen pick up SUV. Recently, hybrids or electric vehicles are starting to show up in the market. These cars are an excellent choice for people who are living in cities, especially if your town has a decent charging network.
2017 Chevrolet Volt
In the second year of its second generation, the Volt has 53 miles of all-electric range. It comes as an affordable version and the Volt will fit your bill, considering performance and fuel consumption. Its only lack is not enough space at the back. But, 2017 version of this car has some additional features, which will thrill every driver and it has hit the highest mark regarding safety.
2017 Kia Soul
The Soul has won some major prizes based on the performances and compatibility. This car combines all the aspects of the car you will need for city ride. It can be easily maneuverable, and the passenger and cargo space is spacious, something that larger vehicles would have. The engine that is installed in the basic version should go fine around the town. However, now this company is offering an improved version, an optional turbocharged version. The Soul will give you superior speed and high – quality of driving.
2017 Toyota Prius Prime
Any type of Toyota Prius is an excellent choice for a city car, but Prius Prime will change the way how you drive around the town. This is one of the most efficient cars on the road, and as the Chevrolet Volt, you can use electric components as well as a gas engine. This version has safety features and spacious interior, which can come as handy advantage, especially if you have a family. The all – electric range will last you for 25 miles, after that you will have to hit the gas pump.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt
Advertised as first affordable long – range electric car, the Bolt is the perfect car for city ride. It has a 230-mile range, so you don’t have to worry about being stuck somewhere besides the road. You will be able to charge it at home and enjoy your ride. The Blot is very spacious, considering passengers and cargo space. This car is fascinating to drive, having in mind how small is. It also has some tech feature, such as touchscreen and a rearview camera.
2017 Honda Fit
Honda is one of the most popular cars in the U.S. and Fit is among them. This car has high fuel – efficiency, which makes it ideal for city driving. Although, it is a bit underpowered for a highway. It comes with five seats and big cargo space.