With 2017 coming to a close, it's a good time to take a look at the best-selling cars of the year. Based on research by The Motley Fool, these cars were the best sellers in 2017.
The 10 Best-Selling Cars of the Year
SUVs and crossovers are all the rage these days, causing car sales to slump. However, these models are still popular among car buyers. According to The Motley Fool, these are the 10 best-selling cars of 2017:
- Honda Civic
2017 MSRP: $18,740
Pros: Roomy cabin and high-quality materials, advanced technology and safety features available, excellent fuel economy and performance.
Cons: Confusing and slow touchscreen interface and overly alert forward collision warning systems are noted as being frustrating to consumers.
- Toyota Camry
2017 MSRP: $23,070
Pros: Roomy, comfortable interior, above average outward visibility, luxurious trim levels, easy-to-use interior controls.
Cons: Only average four-cylinder fuel economy.
- Toyota Corolla
2017 MSRP: $18,500
Pros: Spacious backseat, high fuel economy, plenty of standard equipment and safety features, smooth ride quality.
Cons: Slow acceleration.
- Honda Accord
2017 MSRP: $22,455
Pros: Roomy and stylish cabin, comfortable ride, impressive acceleration and fuel economy.
Cons: Touchscreen can be frustrating to use, overly sensitive driver aids, fewer luxury features available.
- Nissan Altima
2017 MSRP: $22,500
Pros: Strong acceleration, excellent fuel economy, comfortable front seats.
Cons: Lack of high-quality interior design, old technology interface, excessive road and engine noise.
- Nissan Sentra
2017 MSRP: $16,990
Pros: Spacious backseat and trunk, low price point, easy-to-use tech interface.
Cons: Slow acceleration, Bluetooth streaming audio not standard on base models.
- Ford Fusion
2017 MSRP: $22,610
Pros: All-wheel drive available, elegantly designed interior, turbo engine provides great acceleration.
Cons: Disappointing real-world fuel economy, base tech interface noted as frustrating.
- Chevrolet Cruze
2017 MSRP: $16,975
Pros: Plenty of rear-seat legroom, appealing cabin, option to upgrade to fuel-sipping diesel-engine, multiple convenience and technology features available.
Cons: Unimpressive acceleration and real-world economy for a base 1.4-liter engine isn’t impressive, can’t disable engine stop-start feature, no cruise control available (on L or LS trims).
- Hyundai Elantra
2017 MSRP: $17,150
Pros: Comfortable and quiet cabin, a surplus of technology and safety features, attractive interior design.
Cons: Underwhelming performance from base engine, clunky dual-clutch transmission, slow-speed acceleration, more steering effort required.
- Chevrolet Malibu
2017 MSRP: $21,680
Pros: Spacious interior, responsive eight-inch touchscreen interface, sporty handling around turns.
Cons: Average acceleration, limited outward visibility.
Top of the Line
The 2018 models are already hitting the market, so now is a good time to grab one of these 2017 models. While these vehicles are reasonably affordable, it may be more difficult for someone with credit issues to buy one of these new models.
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