Interested in a specific brand of car? Here’s the entry level car offering for each major manufacturer for an introduction.
Entry level cars have to both be affordable and make a strong impression on what are often either first time car buyers or buyers new to the brand. With some brands, like FIAT and Mitsubishi, it’s easy to identify the entry-level car because their lineups are so sparse. But other brands, like Mercedes-Benz for instance, offer a dizzying number of nameplates and it can be hard to know where to begin. To help, we’re listing the best entry-level vehicle for each manufacturer. That means not simply the cheapest thing in a given lineup but perhaps the best introduction to a given brand.
Hyundai has done well replicating the Toyota/Honda formula of affordability and durability, and recently they’ve been upping their game with fashion-forward styling and flashy interiors. The Hyundai Accent is a great representation of the brand with generous options, good looks, and efficient powertrains. It starts at $15,395.
Yes, the Jeep lineup’s most affordable option is the Jeep Renegade, starting at $22,850. However, the Renegade is a run-of-the-mill compact crossover, and there are plenty of great alternatives at that price. For a real taste of what Jeep is all about look toward the classic Wrangler which starts at $28,475.
If you’ve recently made a fortune Bitcoin farming or become the latest viral video sensation, there’s the Lamborghini Huracán, starting at $214,866, to help ease your transition into the fast lane lifestyle. For your first supercar, we recommend the Arancio Xanto (orange) paint job.
Great things can come in small packages, so proves the Mercedes-Benz A-Class starting at $33,650. It’s all the refinement and class of the rest of the Mercedes lineup in a bitesize package.
Scandinavian simplicity never felt so right as from behind the wheel of the Volvo XC40, starting at $33,700. This compact crossover maybe at the low end their lineup it’s also a big seller and a great representation of the brand thanks to it’s refined ride and regal interior.