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This Year’s Affordable Sedans That Won’t Break the Bank

For many people, buying a car is a life-changing event. After years of saving you want to know that you are getting the best vehicle, you can get without blowing your budget. As fun and exciting as buying a new car can be, not many people look forward to the actual trip to the dealership. After hours of test-driving and sales pitches, it’s hard to know if you are getting the car you want for the price you want.

On average, people spend an average of 37,935 hours of their lives in their car, with each driver owning a car for an average of around 6 years. Whether it’s dropping your kids off at school or making your daily commute, the car you drive is a big part of your life. With the latest technology and great safety features, here is this year’s line-up of the hottest sedans that won’t break the bank.

The 2020 Toyota Camry

2020 Toyota Camry XSE AWD
2020 Toyota Camry XSE AWD | Toyota

For many years the Toyota Camry has been a well-loved example of a wholesome sedan. This new generation of Toyota Camry features a sharp front end with widened grille, paired with LED headlights and taillights, and all of the technology you expect from a car in the year 2020. Inside the sleek exterior, you may find that the Camry provides an above-average driving experience.

The new Camry offers pre-collision braking, pedestrian detection, and lane-keeping assistance to help ensure your safety on your daily drive. Adaptive cruise control allows drivers to make their commute in traffic comfortable and stress-free. Once you finally arrive at your destination the high-resolution backup camera is a great tool to help you back into your favorite parking spot at the office or coffee shop.

This year’s Camry comes in a variety of packages and models, with a dreamy variety of options to customize your driving, style and safety preferences. With keyless entry and start, you can be confident in knowing you’re days of fishing in your purse for your keys are well behind you. While the optional alloy wheels and sports paddle shifting provide a sportier look and driving style, the blind spot camera and 360 bird’s eye view camera are available to maximize your safety on the road.

2020 Toyota Camry AWD interior
2020 Toyota Camry AWD interior | Toyota

MSRP: $24,425 base
Horsepower: 203 to 301hp
Miles per gallon: 29 city / 41 highway

The 2020 Nissan Altima

If you’ve ever driven or been inside a Nissan Altima of older generations, they are incredibly unlike this newest generation. The 2020 Nissan Altima redefines the idea of affordable luxury with they’re sleekest looking models yet.

Although LED headlights and taillights are only offered in some trim packages, the flat, square back offers a unique and masculine appearance that makes the car appear sportier and more aggressive than in previous years.

The sleek interior design features a touch display radio and a simple yet sleek dashboard. The intelligent cruise control and driver alertness enhance your driving experience while making safety the top priority, and the rearview camera with trace control makes parking just as smooth.

Nissan shows off their Altima at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at the Cobo Center
The Nissan Altima | Scott Olson/Getty Images

Among the many model options, you can find something extremely unique that sets this car apart from the other cars listed here: the 2020 Nissan Altima is offered in all-wheel drive. Other options include LED headlights and taillights and the VC- turbo option to enhance your on-the-road experience. Certain packages also offer the 360 bird’s eye camera and Nissan’s ProPilot assist to give you confidence in long car rides or your daily commute.

MSRP: $24,100 base
Horsepower: 182 to 236hp
Miles per gallon: 28 city / 39 highway

Whether you are looking to cruise to the nearest dealership this weekend to test drive a new car or planning for the year ahead, these sedans won’t leave you disappointed. With these sedans, you’ll get the tech, safety, and style you want, in a sedan that won’t break the bank.