Top 10 Least Expensive Luxury Cars 2015
Buick’s well received ‘Verano’ designed to woo younger buyers tops our list of ‘Top 10 Least Expensive Luxury Cars 2015’ – read on to find out more about 2015’s most affordable luxury models.
None of these cars in $30,000 – $20,000 region can be considered cheap, but the Lexus CT deserves special mention. Not only is it the luxury brands cheapest car, it will the cheapest to run too. Factor on saving thousands of dollars on gas over its lifetime thanks to its hybrid engine.
Depreciation is also another hidden cost of ownership and Audi’s a£ scores strongly here. Its high resale value means the high price tag for this model is somewhat set off when you come to looking for a new model. Given the excellent all round specs for this car, out of the 10, it’s probably the best all round car to pick among the cheaper luxury models
10. 2016 BMW 320 – $32,950
Top Gear said the old series 3 BMW’s were the best cars in their class and so is in the new one. As these guys know their cars, that is definitely a recommendation.
9. 2016 BMW 228 – $32,100
Based on BMW much loved M235i model, this is pared down and $11,000 cheaper. That said the M235i is a joy and one of BMW’s greatest cars and reviewers felt worth the extra cash over this model if you could afford it.
8. 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class – $31,500
Based on the Mercedes A-Class and shares the platforms, engines, transmission and interior. Some have complained about poor handling and it hasn’t been universally well received.
7. 2015 Acura TLX – $31,445
A replacement for Acura’s TSX and TL sedan models, the tLX won praise for its nimble handling, but the cars tech got complaints from some reviewers as non-intuitive and dated in some aspects.
6. 2016 Lexus CT 200h – $31,250
The smallest and most affordable in Toyota’s luxury lineup this car also wins praise for fuel economy as its also a hybrid.
5. 2016 Buick LaCrosse – $31,065
A quiet and comfortable drive and sedate styling have their appeal, this car has shifted 900,000 units in the last decade, 300,000 of those outside the US, mainly in China.
4. 2016 Audi A3 – $29,900
The all new third generation Audi 3 series saw a restyle and changes under the hood. An all round excellent car with great resale values.
3. 2016 Buick Regal – $27,065
The middle child in Buick’s sedan lineup the Regal model has been around in some form for decades. The 2016 model is a mid-sized Sedan with as balance of luxury and sporty looks.
2. 2016 Acura ILX – $27,050
The entry level ILX is basically Honda’s Civic model with classier materials. It didn’t get universal love from reviewers with many saying your money could be better spent elsewhere.
1. 2016 Buick Verano – $21,065
The cheapest car on the ‘Top 10 Least Expensive Luxury Cars 2015’ list is Buick’s attempt to go after younger buyers. It’s fun to ride update on Buick’s usual tranquility and pose and got a thumbs up from reviewers.