With the average price of a new car exceeding $40,000, it’s important to have affordable options available. Fortunately, many automakers have delivered budget-friendly rides for 2021. Here are some of the best affordable models this year so far.
2021 Hyundai Elantra
The stylish 2021 Hyundai Elantra and its base 147-hp inline four-cylinder engine don’t disappoint. This year’s Elantra also has an extensive equipment list unusual for its price point.
2021 Toyota Camry
Non-hybrid Toyota Camry models are affordable, and their current design is perfect for the year. Plus, the mid-size 2021 Toyota Camry comes well-equipped with many technology and safety systems.
2021 Dodge Charger
A nicely-equipped base full-size 2021 Dodge Charger barely crosses the $30,000 mark. These affordable Chargers also feature V6 engines, and a few more dollars delivers a powerful V8.
2021 Honda Accord Hybrid
The 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid is an affordable gas-electric that gets 43 mpg combined city/highway mileage. The Accord Hybrid also offers tons of standard equipment, including a high-tech infotainment system.
2021 Hyundai Veloster N
The high-performance 2021 Hyundai Veloster N and its base 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine delivers 250-hp or 270-hp with the optional Performance Package. Plus, the Veloster doesn’t break $40,000 even when it’s fully loaded.
2021 Ford Bronco Sport
Ford’s 2021 Bronco Sport is a small SUV with a starting sub-$30,000 price tag. Capability and quality suffuse the Bronco Sport, as well as off-road performance that shames most small SUVs.
2021 Subaru Outback
Subaru’s all-wheel-drive 2021 Outback is a popular SUV, and it delivers on all four of its cylinders. The Subaru Outback also offers dependability, many creature comforts, and high ground clearance.
2021 Kia Telluride
Kia’s 2021 Telluride is a roomy and comfortable three-row SUV for large families who need an affordable vehicle filled with capability. Telluride instantly attracted buyers when it debuted, and it’s going even stronger now.
2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid
Honda figured out how to deliver affordable hybrid vehicles. The 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid is an SUV with excellent gas mileage and an extensive menu of standard and optional equipment for well under $40,000.
Test Drive and Buy
This year, the best affordable cars prove that you can still buy a car or SUV and not break the bank doing so. Shop smart and visit your preferred auto dealer today to see just what’s possible in terms of affordability.