Keeping your ride will surely save you a bundle but you are certainly missing out on big innovations especially when it comes to safety. If you are confused about what to consider, it is important that you know when it is time to buy a new car. The decision should depend on many factors like the condition of the car and your finances.
If your car is only a few years old, it is wise to hang on to it because it will not only free you from a new cycle of monthly payments but it will also save you a bundle in insurance, taxes and other pricey expenses. If you decide that it is time to buy a new one, you should proceed to identify the right car for your lifestyle needs.
The compact sedan is a good choice. For this, you can start with 2018 Hyundai Elantra. Many car enthusiasts got surprised because of the Elantra 2019 model update – inside and out. Certainly, the changes bring out sharper design having more tech features.
You must know that the Hyundai Elantra has five trims. It is important that you know the different trims so you can make an informed decision. Here are the Elantra trims:
Elantra SE starts at $16,100. This model travels up to 29 MPG for city driving and 38 MPG for highway driving. The engine is 147-HP 2.0L 4-cylinder. Elantra SE highlights Bluetooth hands-free phone system including a rearview camera having dynamic parking guidelines. It has also cruise control (but only available in A/T).
Elantra SEL starts at $18,400. This model travels 28 MPG for city driving and 37 MPG for highway driving. The engine is 147-HP 2.0L 4-cylinder. Aside from SE features, Elantra SEL highlights Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Blind-Spot Collision Warning. Rear Cross-Traffic Collision System and 7-inch display audio.
Elantra Value Edition
Elantra Value Edition starts at $19,400. This model travels 28 MPG for city driving and 37 MPG for highway driving. The engine is 147-HP 2.0L 4-cylinder Aside from the standard SE features, this model highlights power sunroof, the key with push-button start, Blind-Spot Collision Warning and 7-inch display audio.
Elantra Eco starts at $19,950. This model travels 32 MPG for city driving and 40 MPG for highway driving. The engine is 128-HP 1.4L turbocharged GDI 4-cylinder. Aside from the standard SE features, Elantra Eco highlights 7-speed dual clutch transmission, 7-inch display audio, Blind Spot Collision Warning with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning.
Elantra Limited starts at $21,600. This model travels 28 MPG for city driving and 37 MPG for highway driving. The engine is 147-HP 2.0L 4-cylinder. Aside from the standard SE features, Elantra Limited highlights 17-inch alloy wheels having 225/45 R17 tires. It has also LED headlights and 7-inch display audio. There’s also a leather-seating surface with heated front seats. It has also wireless charging pad that you can enjoy.
After making the decision, you should head to the nearest Houston Hyundai Elantra dealerships. It is important that you show you are serious about buying a new car so the dealership will offer something good.