Saving money is always a high priority for our auto insurance clients. Most of all, people want to feel that they are getting a great deal.
These cars are just that, great deals.
We made a list of the Top 10 most affordable cars of 2018.
*Affordability was primarily based on 5 year ownership, not MSRP or cost to insure. These numbers are for entertainment and educational purposes only. Your actual experience could be different, be sure to get a more accurate quote before making your decision to buy a car.
10. Chevy Malibu
Chevy Malibu Facts:
Chevy's midsize sedan was completely redesigned in 2016 and remains mostly unchanged for the 2017 and 2018 model. It features a longer wheelbase, Teen driver statistics, Ecotec turbo engine and a body that is 300lbs lighter than ever before. It also comes in hybrid models as well.
Insurance cost: $1,359.66
5 year Ownership Costs: $31,591.00
9. Honda Accord
Honda Accord Facts:
After discontinuing the Coupe version of the Accord, Honda has upgraded a few features including the new turbocharged engine and the infotainment system. With 30/38 miles to the gallon, this is by far one of the most affordable cars available today.
Insurance cost: $1,332.84
5 Year Ownership Costs: $31,591.00
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8. Toyota Camry
Toyota Camry Facts:
The new Toyota Camry is easily one of the most exciting redesigns in recent years. The body style and new 8 speed standard (gas-only options) are huge bonuses when you consider how easy it is on your wallet.
Insurance cost: $1,377.65
5 year Ownership Costs: $30,197.00
7. Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tacoma Facts:
This year, the Toyota Tacoma has discontinued its 5-speed manual on some models but has also added Sense-P Safety suite as a standard feature. A large value in a smaller sized truck.
Insurance cost: $1,282.17
5 year Ownership Costs: $30,060.00
6. Ford Fusion
Ford Fusion Facts:
Was recently given a rating of 8.3/10 by USNews. Not a lot of engine power but makes up for it in handling and affordability.
Insurance cost: $1,379.19
5 year Ownership Costs: $29,922.00
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5. Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai Sonata Facts:
CNET.com said it may be it's new favorite sedan and rightfully so. This years model has plenty of new safety features as well as a new suspension for a more sporty feel.
Insurance cost: $1,388.73
5 year Ownership Costs: $29,630.00
4. Honda Civic
Honda Civic Facts:
Rated a perfect 5 stars by Car and Driver. The Honda Civic is a comfortable ride with a fun and exciting edge that rarely comes with such a low cost.
Insurance cost: $1,436.89
5 year Ownership Costs: $27,158.00
3. Nissan Sentra
Nissan Sentra Facts:
The Nissan Sentra is an enigma. Not well rated but sells well. Still, a great option when it comes to savings.
Insurance cost: $1,433.65
5 year Ownership Costs: $25,737.00
2. Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla Facts:
There's good news and bad new...
Good news, there's great safety features and lots of leg room (and of course, the price)...
The bad news, no Android Auto or Apple CarPlay and brake "aren’t very confidence-inspiring"
Insurance cost: $1,437.51
5 year Ownership Costs: $25,361.00
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1. Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra Facts:
Lot's of cool features but also kind of on the small side when it comes to rear seating. Excellent for those who don't want their teen driver chauffeuring friends around.
Insurance cost: $1,413.37
5 year Ownership Costs: $24,494.00