Small is always easy, and small is always good! Australians today are veering away from the traditional big cars and preferring to settle for smaller cars. The change is apparent – with smaller cars using up less resources and lesser fuel, you aren’t just doing good to the world but to your pockets too. Most of us use our cars to go to our work, and you really do not need a SUV to drive into work. Yes, you might not want to drive in those single seater electric cars out there that run at 30 miles an hour, but then you’ve some other good options too.
So here are your top 5 small cars that can help you reach your work place on time, everyday.
Volkswagen Golf- Das Auto takes first place with their new launch of Gold wagons. Very simply, they have hit the nail on its head by giving a small hatchback a big boot! This combination works just fine with the Australians, who prefer driving off to work or any place else in a cosy small car rather than a huge SUV.
Ford Focus - highlights of this car are the excellent steering with a strong and economic engine. This one is priced between $25, 890 to 28,190 and is a real keeper. The car’s clever system can automatically bring the car to a standstill, even when it is in a collision! For those who fear parking, there is of course, parallel parking assists, where the car can steer itself in between cars and park just right.
Holden Cruze – this sporty and chiselled car has a flexible turbo engine fully geared with a high-infotainment system. Priced between $21,490 to $28,690, this car has 132kW of power raging through its veins and possesses a torque of 230Nm. All in all, this car offers a higher output and allows for a faster performance than any other petrol-engine competitor.
Mazda 3 – Complete with a superb automatic gearbox, the Mazda 3 remains one of the most popularly bought small cars in Australia. With a 2.2 litre twin turbocharged engine, this six-speed manual is priced at $40,230, while the sporty automatic is available at a $2000 addition!
Hyundai i30 – Last but not the least, arrives the Hyundai i30 SR, which remains one of the most sensible small cars to invest in. The suspension and the engine of this car, just draws you to it instantly, moving from a 1.8 to a 2.0 litre direct engine. With loads of features packed into the Hyundai i30 SR, this car is popular with the folk of Australia to drive around the roads on a clear day to enjoy the drive all the more!
All in all, today, it is much easier and more economical to maintain a smaller car. Thus, unless it is a necessity and is needed for the members of the family, do not decide to invest in a minivan, which is all probability, you won’t even use!
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