"Money may not buy happiness, but I'd rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus."
― Françoise Sagan
Cars are no longer machines that we use to get from place A to place B. They are a status symbol. There is a car for every person and his requirements. For example, a family person will think of buying a different car as compared to a single student.
Here is a list of the best performing cars that cost under USD 80,000. They are unmatched in their performance and offer great value for money, despite being a little more expensive.
BMW M235iThe BMW M235i is a fabulous and a smooth car to drive. It has a 6-speed manual, 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode transmission. The turbocharged engine is 24-valve 3.0-liter, 320hp. The car is a 4-passenger, 2-door coupe.
Ford Mustang GTThe Ford Mustang GT is a 4-passenger, 2-door coupe or 2-door convertible. It comes with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode. The DOHC 32-valve 5.0-liter V-8 engine has 435 hp.
Porsche CaymanThe Porsche Cayman S or GTS is among the best sports car out there. Three flat-sixes are offered―a base 275-hp, 2.7-liter; a 325-hp, 3.4-liter in the S, and a 340-hp 3.4-liter for the GTS. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, and a seven-speed automatic is also available.
Kia SorentoKia Sorento is a car that has been completely redesigned. It has ample space for seven people and is practical as well as economical in the long run. It is bigger and better, easy to maneuver and an absolutely driver-friendly car. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is 20/26 mpg (for FWD 6-sp automatic), 18/24 mpg (for AWD 6-sp automatic).
Chrysler 300If a SUV is not your cup of tea, then you can go in for a large family sedan, the Chrysler 300. It is the new car with a HEMI B8 engine. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is 18/27 (gas), 13/19 (E85) (for 3.6-liter V6) and 16/25 (RWD), 15/23 (AWD) (for 5.7-liter V8).
Volkswagen GolfThis is a compact hatchback that comes with a marvelous fuel-efficient diesel engine. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is about 16/25 (RWD), 15/23 (AWD) (for 2.5-liter in-line 5-cylinder) and 30/42 (manual), 30/42 (automatic) for (2.0-liter in-line 4-cylinder direct injection turbodiesel).
Ford ExplorerWith a complete revamped look, the Ford Explorer is surely going to surprise you. This mid-size car is somewhere between a crossover and sport utility car. This car comfortably seats seven passengers and has a good fuel economy. The EPA city/highway fuel economy for this car is 17/25 (FWD), 17/23 (4WD).
Chevrolet TraverseThis is one of the most popular top cars for families. The reason being the seating space for 8 passengers, good fuel economy, as well as ample space for cargo. The exterior is quite stylish and has been given a five-star rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Ford FlexAt the first glance, you will fund the car appear as a huge box. This is the wagon-styled Ford Flex that boast of a 355-horsepower twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine.
Honda OdysseyThose who are looking for a car that offers best fuel-efficiency and is a family car, then Honda Odyssey is a good option. If you are looking for a home theater system on wheels, then this car offers you an entertainment system with 5.1 Surround-sound and HDMI port. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is 18/27 (for LX, EX and EX-L), 19/28 (for Touring and Touring Elite).
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