Upcoming Cars Under 50,000 USD (2018-19)
The coming year is going to be exciting for car-lovers with numerous new launches and a few relaunches.
Volkswagen Atlas V6 4MOTION
Atlas V6 is a seven-seater car planned to be launched in 2018 by Volkswagen. It is being publicized as “built in America and designed for the American family” as it aims to beguile the American consumers directly. The car comprises an engine of 3.6L V6 with an output of 276 hp, 266 lb-ft (w/premium fuel). It has an 8-speed auto transmission. It promises a fuel economy of 14 MPG in the city and 22 MPG on the highway. The bumper to bumper length is massive, measured to be 198.3 inches, thus marking itself as the largest vehicle from the company, Volkswagen. The design is square and doesn’t really look forward to attract buyers as its unique selling feature. The interior is airy and wide with more than enough space for the legs and elbows in the three rows. It is an added advantage that the third row doesn’t compromise with the postures of the passengers. It has enough padding at the bottom and the backrest angle is perfect for a comfortable sitting even for long hours. It is most accommodating of all the cars of the same segment. The price range is expected to start from 33,500 USD.
Tesla’s Model 3
Tesla’s Model 3 is an all-electric compact premium sedan car with 4 doors. It promises a minimum electric range of 215 miles (346 km). Approximately 185 inches in length, it sports an attractive designing with rear roof area as one continuous piece of glass. It will be one of the first cars to feature a barren dash, with the exception of a single center mounted 15-inch touchscreen LCD. The critics have reviewed it as an excellent design and performance car. It plans to offer range, affordability, and performance with a starting price of 30,000 USD, targeting the mass market.
Buick Enclave 2018
Buick has redesigned Enclave to produce a second generation 2018 model with beautiful exterior design and plenty of cargo space. To add on, the interiors are also well thought of with attractive leather upholstery on the seats, dash, center console and door panels. It holds and impressive standard equipment roster and 5000-lb tow rating sounds solid according to the experts. However, it continues to disappoint on fuel economy. The pricing is expected to fall around 40,970 USD for front wheel drive only base model.
2018 Nissan Leaf
Nissan Leaf vows to be an affordable electric car with 200 miles or more of range. It is a second generation Leaf offering Nissan’s ProPilot technology, which intends to offer limited self-driving capability. It also makes available at least two battery-pack options. The designing is remarkable and assures mass’ attraction.
Jeep Wrangler has been redesigned for a fresh launch in 2018 with numerous exterior appearance changes along with the potential for a turbocharged four cylinder engine option that could produce 300 hp. It is estimated to be priced around 30,000 USD.
Audi E-tron SUV
Honda Civic Type R
Civic Type R from Honda bags an engine of 2.0L, four-cylinder that’s both turbocharged and direct-injected, tuned to generate 306 hp. It offers a leather-upholstered steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 7-inch touchscreen with navigation, and a 540-watt sound system playing through 12 speakers. The pricing announced by Honda is around 35,000 USD.
Chevrolet Volt 2018
The second generation Volt has been buffed up, refined and smoothed over. The 2018 Volt’s 18.4 kilowatt-hour battery-pack stores 20% more capacity than its predecessor, implying that on full charge, it can run upto 53 miles. The engine is 1.5L which ranges upto 420 miles. The pricing range would start at 33,995 USD.