The Car sales website, looked at five compact cars that were priced under Twenty Thousand and had better than 35 miles per gallon fuel usage. The cars also needed to seat five people. Based on these criteria, Cars.com said that the 2011 Hyundai Elantra was the best buy because of its smooth ride along with having a the best interior and exterior design.
Patrick Olsen, Cars.com editor-in-chief said that the Elantra gets 40 mpg on the highway. Cars.com, USA Today experts, and a family from the Chicago area helped to determine the winner for this category of car. The tests and assessments lasted for 3-days.
Cars.com list of rankings for ‘Best Value: Price to Pump‘:
1. Hyundai Elantra ($17,760)
2. Chevrolet Cruze ($19,445)
3. Honda Civic ($18,655)
4. Kia Forte ($18,345)
5. Ford Focus ($19,750)
By: Victoria Brown