With ever increasing fuel costs, and impregnable city traffic, it makes more sense now to car pool and cut down on the money spent on individual transport. With their neat design and attractive interiors, the present day family cars look nothing like the station wagons they once used to be. And with most of them featuring hybrids and attractive fuel alternatives, they might prove to be really valuable overtime. So, which one to select then? Well, here at Toyota Place, we snooped around the technical specs of the popular cars on the market, and have come up with the list of the best 3. So here you go.
Ford Focus – Ford has been always at the forefront in selling reliable and affordable cars. And the Ford Focus stands as an epitome to their marketing philosophy. The Focus is a peppy little hatchback that, serves the dual purpose of being an engaging driver’s car and also a spacious family carrier. One might even think of the focus as a stripped down MPV. It can easily seat a family of five, and also carry enough stuff for relocation. And it provides the best in class economy as well.
BMW X3 – Though this German crossover may not look that appealing at first, it will definitely steal your heart, once you begin to ride it. With its powerful 240hp engine, it can stand side by side with any sports salon on city roads. And with the German build, you will spend less time on the garage with this car than with any other. But the best part about this SUV – MPV crossover is its spacious design. It looks and feels like hatchback, and negotiates corners like a pro; but once you’re inside – it feels like you’ve all the space in the world to even take your home along.
Chevrolet Volt – This Green production from the automotive giant has been making news right from its inception. The Hybrid engine of the Volt is widely regarded as one of the most fuel efficient green engines. Providing an average mileage of 40 miles on battery power alone; this vehicle is ideal if you’re using it for your kids and family. But even if you want to take it take it for a spin, it performs pretty well on its gasoline powered engines as well, churning out enough power to keep you steady on the highways. Though it is a bit on the pricey side, it does payback well overtime.