Getting about when you live in a major city means you’re spoilt for choice. Public Transport is as varied as you like but more often than not a vehicle that is purely yours can be too tempting not to invest in. It’s true that in cities people are significantly less likely to own a driver’s license because of the proximity of public transportation and yet nothing can really beat putting your foot down with only your morning coffee and personalised playlist for company. Here are some cars you may want to take for a spin at your local dealership.
One of the chicer cars on the road, this little Italian number is perfect if you want to feel a tad more stylish and up to date. The myriad of colours this car comes in is testament to its commitment to aesthetic. With 185 litres of luggage space is isn’t exactly the car for a family holiday but its interior is funky and cool and is the perfect little run-around that’ll fit the mould driving around many trendy neighbourhoods, stopping for brunch or simply scudding to the shops. It’s the car for the woman/man of leisure.
Koran motoring is on the up recently and Kia is at the forefront of it all. They now rival the Japanese and Germans for reliable cars that create few problems in the long term for the buyer. City buyers will likely want peace of mind and with the Kia Picanto you are getting just that with a seven year warranty. Honestly the fact that you’re guaranteed 100 000 miles with this car makes it an investment and a shrewd option for the business-minded.
Electric cars have oft come under heavy fire by traditional gearheads but in actual fact they are the future if you are interested at all in the future of the earth. 2018 is certainly the year of the environmentally mindful and the Renault Zoe is one of the best electric cars on the block. City dwellers in particular are the biggest contributors for emissions and so here is a car that emits a grand total of nada. This is the car for you if you’d like to reduce your carbon footprint.
Any Smart Car
Smart Cars were all the rage around a decade ago and they seemed like tiny space-efficient bots from the future. Well they are still around and still as compact as ever. In a city, space is of the essence and it’s important to know that taking up unnecessary amounts of its can make your journeys stressful and impact those around you as well. Try smart cars if you’re aware of how detrimental to your city experience being cumbersome can be.
This is perhaps the priciest name on the list but this is the one the experts would advise you get. It’s an all-rounder with a sturdy chassis that helps you even out any bumps in the road. It’s for those value comfort as well as reliability. Like most of the other cars on this list, it has a boxy shape (as most hatchbacks do) yet offers slightly more room for storage and leg room so guests won’t feel all that cramped.