There is no one size that fits all, in case of choosing a car. Each car buyer has a different budget, a different set of criteria, and a different style for what is important. In this article picked six 2014 models and two used cars which fit the bill for major categories of buyers and their wallets.
For family chauffeurs: The Ford Fusion is best suitable for family chauffeurs. The sticker price of Ford Fusion S is $22,695, Invoice price is $21,217 and Kelly Blue Book price is $21,265. The national highway traffic safety administration has given a 5 star rating. It is giving 22 MPG on city and 34 MPG on highway. The Ford Fusion was redesigned for 2013, and features strong release values, a roomy interior, and knee airbags. The optional tow EcoBoost engines give the choice of fuel economy or more power.
For Luxury seekers: Cadillac XTS is recommended for the luxury seekers. The base model starts with $50,000. It produces 304 horsepower and having sports superb handling. The MPG on city and highway are 18 and 28 and the national highway traffic safety administration has given five star rating for safety. The prices are, at sticker $55,380 (Premium), invoice $51,840 and the Kelly Blue Book fair purchase price is $54,283.
For early adopters – Tesla Model S: The sticker price and the Kelly blue book price for 60 kWh is $71,070. The national highway traffic safety administration has given five star safety rating. The MPG on city roads is 94 and on highway is 97.
For tree huggers: For tree huggers on a budget Toyota Prius is recommended. This is the only model with lower price tag that comes close on fuel economy. The sticker price is $25,010 and the invoice price is $23,558. On city it is giving 51 MPG and on highway 48 MPG as well it got five star safety rating from national highway traffic safety administration.
For Penny pincher – Kia forte: It is one of the cheapest to own over five years and gets extra points for technology, fuel economy and power. The redesigned 2014 version get a higher resale value, cargo space and rear legroom. The sticker price is $16,700, invoice price is $16,390 and the Kelly blue book price is $15,729. It has four star safety rating and the MPG is 25/37 on city/highway.
For young drivers: The Subaru Impreza has Bluetooth audio streaming and all wheel drive. The 2013 model has a five star safety standards as well the prices are around $20,000 (sticker – $21,090 and invoice $20,110). The MPG on city is 27 and 36 MPG on highway.
For used car shoppers on a budget: With five star safety standard rating, it is available around 18,000 (Dealer price – $19,048, KBB Fair Purchase Price – $18,198, Certified price – $19,473, and Private party price – $16,248). The MPG on city roads is 20 and on highway is 30.
For used car shoppers on a tight budget: The 2008 Mazda3 is best suitable for the used car shoppers on a tight budget. The dealer price is $9,402 (i Sport, manual sedan), Kelly blue book price is $9,027, and private party price is around $7,427. The MPG on city and highway are 24 and 32.
These are all models that come from Kelley Blue Book. The prices may vary based on the dealers and the individual sellers.