With January being just a couple more months away, some vehicle owners may want to take the new year as an exciting opportunity to invest in a brand-new car to show off throughout 2020 and well into the future. Thankfully, every year vehicle engineering reaches an all-time high and technology continues to develop even more rapidly. Manufacturers are constantly searching for ways to step up their game and ensure their vehicles stay on top within the automobile market. As such, you expect a range of impressive options to be made available to you coming into 2020.
Of course, depending on your unique needs and personal preferences, your ideal type of vehicle is going to vary. Laying out all your potential possibilities would be an impossible task- henceforth, a selection of the best have been narrowed down to 5 good quality cars you can buy in 2020:
2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8
If you’re someone who possesses a love for hatchbacks, then the upcoming Volkswagen Golf may successfully pique your interest. Volkswagen has remained a popular German vehicle brand thanks to the powerful nature of their engines and the iconic appearances which their vehicles most commonly possess. The new automobile will feature autonomous capabilities and is the first Volkswagen vehicle to feature standard technology of being able to ‘speak’ to other vehicles. What this means is that the vehicle will be able to communicate with other nearby Volkswagen Golfs via Wi-Fi, as well as other makes of cars and traffic signs. Such technology will be able to alert you of traffic jams well before you encounter them first hand.
Depending on the model you choose, you will be able to enjoy a powerful engine featuring 110, 130 or 150 horsepower, with hybrid technology making these 10% more efficient than a standard petrol engine.
Inside the interior, enjoy a 10-inch touchscreen and multi-function digital drivers display. The car will also feature lane keep assist, auto emergency braking, and a mobile key system, contributing towards its safety capabilities.
2020 Toyota Corolla SX Hatchback
Toyota vehicles are known for being highly reliable and exceptionally safe. The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hatchback an is an ideal option to consider if you’re unsure of what your needs exactly are. These are available in either a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine or a 1.8-litre hybrid system.
The inclusion of a reversing camera, autonomous emergency braking and cruise control allow for a safer and more enjoyable ride, whilst the addition of low-speed crash avoidance has also been implemented into the vehicle, allowing for both stationary and moving objects behind the vehicle to be identified. Automatic braking action is set to take place if the vehicle thinks the driven will be unable to stop the vehicle in time. Of course, keep in mind that this feature only works at speeds of 15km/h or below.
In addition to these features, the vehicle also includes cross-traffic alert which alerts the driver through the rear-view camera if a vehicle is passing behind them, whilst also sounding a buzzer and lighting up the indicators located on the rear-view mirrors to successfully grab the driver’s attention.
2020 Honda Civic Sedan
With the perfect amount of back seat space and boot capacity, the 2020 Honda Civic Sedan makes for the ideal family car when you’re looking for something a little smaller than an SUV.
This vehicle features a 1.5-litre turbo engine which allows for the vehicle to drive uphill in a quick and easy manner, whilst allow improving fuel economy and overall vehicle performance. What’s more, the reverse camera and parking guidelines displayed on the screen work to provide you with assistance and make your driving experience even more convenient.
In terms of safety, the 2020 Honda Civic Sedan comes with standard features which make it a great option for you and your family. In addition to cruise control, autonomous emergency braking and lane-departure alerts, the vehicle has also obtained a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) overall rating of 5 stars.
2020 Hyundai Kona
If you favour striking bold looks in a good quality car, then the 2020 Hyundai Konda might just be for you.
The vehicle comes available in a range of vibrant colour options such as lime, sunset orange and bright blue, along with the more traditional colours of black, white, red, silver and grey. Looks aside, however, this smaller sized SUV features a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine which provides fast acceleration and fuel efficiency.
Depending on the trim you choose, you can enjoy a variety of different features. For example, the SE trim features keyless entry, a rear-view camera and a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen among other features. The SEL further includes keyless ignition in addition to keyless entry, blind-spot monitoring and a Blue Link communication system, whereas the top of the range Ultimate trim includes cruise control, rear parking sensors, a forward collision mitigation system along with a navigational system.
In terms of safety, the 2020 Hyundai Konda comes standard with forward-collision warnings, autonomous emergency braking, lane-keeping assist and a lockable centre differential which allows for higher traction at lower speeds during rough or slippery driving conditions.
Porsche 911 Carrera 4
If you’re in the market for a high-performance vehicle that offers an equally as impressive level of quality, opt for the Porsche 911 Carrera 4. The twin-turbo 3.0-litre flat-six engine produces an incredible 385 horsepower, whilst the vehicle is also capable of accelerating from 0 to 100km/h in 4 seconds. This exemplifies the immense power the automobile is capable of. Moreover, the twin turbochargers allow for decreased vibrations whilst driving, which works to further improve the comfort you experience whilst driving.
Both the interior and exterior are sure to amaze you with it striking design. The classic outer appearance is a throwback to previous models, featuring a longer and flatter ‘flyline’ lid, steep windscreen and mild sloping roofline- all of which characterised the 911 vehicles of the past. On the other hand, the interior includes a centrally located tachometer, and a Porsche Communication Management system featuring a 10.9-inch touch screen that allows you to control audio, navigation and communication with ease.
Ceramic brakes provide you with powerful and consistent braking force, even when you must do so within a short distance. These brakes are also 50% lighter than cast-iron alternatives, providing for a more comfortable driving experience.
Porsche Traction Management consistently monitors the driving state of the vehicle to ensure that it can respond appropriately to different situations encountered whilst on the road. In addition to this, the 8-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung further improves the comfort and efficiency of the vehicle by allowing for short and fast gear changes and an additional 8th gear that helps to keep engine revs at a low.
Nicole Aldrich is a content writer for European Prestige Auto Service. She works to provide helpful tips and information revolving around European vehicle to both vehicle enthusiasts and average drivers alike. Nicole enjoys keeping up with all the latest news when it comes to prestigious vehicle brands such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and more. Moreover, she strives to provide readers with content that proves both interesting and insightful.