More Than Just Looks: Why These Used Cars Are More Than Stylish

February 24th, 2016 by

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Potential car buyers will cleverly pursue a used luxury vehicle as opposed to a new model. They’ll be able to save some money on what is usually an expensive vehicle, and they’ll still be getting all of the luxury and amenities that accompany these types of cars.

Of course, it’s a bit shortsighted to assume that these luxury vehicles only feature a sexy design. In fact, many of these cars offer so much more. Before you start shopping for used cars in Lexington, Kentucky, see why these three used luxury vehicles (with some help from AutoBytel.com) provide so much more than a stylish design…

Audi A5

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The luxury vehicle has done a lot to help revamp what was starting to become a stale design within the luxury segment. With unique slopes and distinctive angles, the Audi A5 certainly stands out for it’s exterior design.

However, the car should be recognized for so much more. The Audi features an equally luxurious interior, including several features and amenities that will satisfy both the driver and passengers. However, the vehicle should also be commended for its impressive drivability.

While the 2013 model’s 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine may look a bit small, it actually packs quite the punch. This includes an impressive 211 horsepower, and drivers will surely be satisfied with a 24 city/31 highway mile per gallon fuel efficiency.

Best of all, these luxury cars are generally affordable (for a used luxury vehicle). A 2013 model comes in at less than $30,000, and you may even find one for less than $20,000!

Buick Regal

The developers for Buick’s popular mid-size vehicle certainly chose an appropriate name to accompany the car. The Buick Regal is just that: regal, elegant, and attractive. Plus, the vehicle offers an impressive engine and mechanics, as the 2012 model’s 2.0-liter or 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines can provide anywhere from 182 horsepower and 270 horsepower.

However, the engineers likely ran into a predicament. If you’re going to include a powerful engine into a luxurious car, you won’t want to compromise the driving experience. Powerful engines can often be loud and distracting, almost making the feature not worth it. However, the Regal’s engineers were particularly clever with their design, accounting for the loud engine and adding several noise-cancellation features to their cabin.

A 2012 Buick Regal may be the most affordable vehicle on this list, coming in at a bit more than $10,000.

Chevy SS

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Chevy is known for producing durable and dependable vehicles. The SS certainly features both of those attributes, but it also has an air of luxury that’s not featured in the brand’s other cars.

Luckily, despite the handsome exterior design, the vehicle still offers the same beloved engine and mechanics as the brand’s other vehicles. The SS features a Corvette-inspired engine that can produce over 400 horsepower. Couple that with the impressive suspension system, six-speed manual transmission, and Brembo brakes, and you’re eying one of the most versatile luxury vehicles on the market.

The Chevy SS is still relatively expensive, even of the used market, costing north of $30,000.

 

Each of these vehicles is certainly known for it’s style and handsome design. However, it’s unfair to assume that that’s all the vehicle has to offer. As you’ve read, each of the vehicles above features so much more than a luxurious exterior, making them excellent options on the used market.