The value of a car is a very subjective thing, so picking the best car for the money is sure to vary from person to person. We took the time to go through the major car-buying classes and pick out 10 cars (one from each class) that we feel are the best value. Let us know in the comments if you think we missed a car, if you think I am nuts for picking a certain car, or if you think I am a genius for my copious list of automotive awesomeness.
For some reason, I have a feeling I won’t hear much of the latter. Either way, enjoy!
1. 2016 Chevrolet Volt – Overall bang for the buck
The 2016 Volt may seem expensive on the surface at $33,170, but once you consider the $7,500 federal tax credit that comes with it, the base price plummets to $25,670. This gets even better if you live in a state that has even more EV credits.
With the right planning and a short commute to work, you may get away with filling the tank only once every few months, thanks to its 53-mile EV range. What’s more, 2016 Volt’s updated powertrain sprints the sedan to 60 mph in just over eight seconds, and its revised gasoline generator (yes, it’s a generator that has zero connection to the road) can run on regular fuel instead of premium only.