When it comes to imported cars either you love them or you hate them. But, you can’t deny they have style. 2011 is the year of the stylish import and there is a full line up of attractive, high quality vehicles to choose from. With all these import options it’s hard to know which car if best for you. These are some of the top rated import cars for 2011.
Volvo S40 Sedan (Starting at $27,750) – This vehicle is sturdy, reliable, yet still stylish. It is a front wheel, 5 cylinder drive with 227 horsepower. Volvo is a name that synonymous with safety and this car is no exception. With its many safety features (including blind spot information system and traction control) you can safely travel to your destination. This cars gets 30mpg highway, so it is economically and environmentally friendly. Besides its power and safety features the S40 is sleek and stylish. This isn’t your parents Volvo.
Volvo XC60 Cross-over (Starting at $32,400) – This year Volvo is on a roll with the XC60. This car is sturdy, powerful, and fast. Perfect for the adventuring type. With a 6 cylinder engine, four wheel drive and 240hp this car is a powerhouse. A cross-over is a good choice for someone who is willing to let their car take some challenges. It has 17 cubic square feet of storage so you have plenty of cargo room. For whatever it may be (boxes, bags, Christmas trees, you name it). Although the price is a little higher on this model, it’s worth every penny if you want the power and speed.
Nissan Sentra (Starting at $15,520) – This car is a great blend of style and affordability. It gets 34 gallons highway and 27 city, making it very ecofriendly. This car has excellent safety features including six strategically placed airbags and anti-lock brakes. The Sentra comes is a wide variety of colors including red brick and blue onyx, that are sure to get you noticed. The best thing about this car is that it looks like it costs twice as much as it really does. It has a very sleek design that looks like it belongs on a luxury car owned by a celebrity. You can ride in style and make everyone jealous of your sleek Sentra.
Hyundai Sonata (Staring at $19,195) – This car has so many great safety features that is makes the perfect family vehicle. It comes standard with multiple airbags, traction control, electronic stability control and a fully reinforced body design. It can hold up to 5 people. This car is a good buy for families concerned about safety and price. Besides being incredibly safe it is also incredibly popular. Everyone wants a new attractive Sonata and you can easily have one at this reasonable price.
Suzuki Equator Extended Cab (Starting at $17,520) – If you are looking for an extended cab to haul your boat, RV camper, or even a trailer this car if the best option for 2011. For a reasonable starting price you get a two door extended cab, 4 cylinder v6 engine, max load of 986 lbs and over 33 cubic square feet of rear space. The interior maths the exterior (simple yet durable)No matter what you are hauling you can still get your work done while looking good.
Despite the massive recalls of other companies like Toyota, these care are sure to last, and look good for years to come. As always, remember to shop around for the best deal, work out a clear finance plan and take multiple test drives. A car is a personal friend for many years so choose your friends wisely.