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4 New Cars to Watch Out for in 2016

2016 is at the door. Less than two months from now and the New Year will unfold whatever secrets it has in its reserve for us. If you are thinking of buying a new car, then 2016 is undoubtedly the best year for that.

Wondering why? Well, some new cars are going to be showcased next year, which, experts believe, will take the automobile industry by a storm. In this article, I'll lay down details about those cars, so you could make an informed choice when shopping around for cars.

2016 Kia Optima

2016-Kia-Optima

The car is being branded with the caption "Not Your Average Midsize Sedan." And it truly lives up to this slogan. From outside, the car is like any other regular midsize car out there in the market. But in reality, it's an outstanding car. It's an excellent car in terms of fuel economy and safety, and it offers a mind-blowing driving experience.

Safety is perhaps the best thing about the car. The standard safety features include side-curtain airbags, headrests that are front-active, ESC, etc. The new model not only offers all these features, but also a 360° monitor embedded rear-view camera, cutting edge smart cruise control, blind spot detection, self-guided emergency braking, etc.

Performance-wise the new Kia Optima SXL and SX models stand out because it offers the Driver Mode Select system, shift point change and throttle sensitivity like other models, and along with that, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The benefits of a turbo engine are quite well known. The base price of the car is £14500.

2016 Chevrolet Corvette

2016 Chevrolet Corvette

The price starts from £36400. In terms of performance and interior design, it outsmarts many other cars in the market. The car has received favorable crash test ratings, which indicates riding it is safe.

2016 Chevrolet Corvette comes with a range of features such as passenger airbags for the driver and passengers, a backup camera, the steering wheel infotainment control system, etc. If you want to call someone while keeping your hands on the steering wheel, the Chevy MyLink infotainment is at your service.

As for fuel economy, the 6.2-liter V8 engine offers a decent gas mileage. The EPA has rated the mileage 17 miles per gallon on the city's roads and 29 miles per gallon on the highways. The car comes with more than one size and model, you can select the one that suits you.

Honda CR-V

 

The CR-V has registered itself as the best-seller in the SUV market in the United States. Looking at 2016, Honda is giving CR-V an upgrade. The company is releasing a new SE model. SE is the abbreviation for specialized edition. The new version costs only £524 more than the previous LX version.

By investing in the SE version, you'd get a 17-inch alloy wheel. The fuel economy is impressive. The engine of the car is 2.4 litre four-cylinder. In the city, the highest mileage offered by the car is 26 miles per gallon and in the highway, its 33 MPG.

If you are still not sure whether to buy 2016 CR-V, check the price tag. The base price is £15800. More expensive models come with a pool of features such as automatic braking, lane-keeping assistance, advanced cruise control and collision warning.

2016 Lex RX

The LEX RX is a visual treat for all car lovers. The glossy exterior and the metallic edges around the corner, angularly inching to the front can easily turn any head; it's the famous Spindle Grille design, which is already a talk in the town. The head-up display and the triple-beam LED headlamps, along with LED cornering lamps are all remarkable features, which can increase the appeal of any car.

Even the base models, which cost around £28000 offers you plenty of choices in the audio and infotainment departments. You can easily toggle between the air-conditioning, audio and navigation. The car has plenty other cool features.

A buying guide

Well, that's not what I want this article to be. Instead, I want it to help everyone out there, who's up for buying a brand new car. Go through all the models described above and make your choice.

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