If you are thinking of buying a new car, there’s more to know about a car than the fact that it’s a 2014 model. Some 2014 models will be identical to 2013 models, while some cars are redesigned. If you truly want the latest designs, you’ll want an all-new car that’s been fully redesigned or is a new model for 2014. Here are 10 all-new cars that fit the bill.
Note: Miles-per-gallon figures are used, except with electric-motor cars, which use MPG equivalent.
By Tara Baukus Mello, Bankrate.com contributor Next
Gas mileage: 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway
Comes with front-wheel drive, a 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with a continuously variable transmission and available all-wheel drive. Standard features include power windows with driver’s one-touch auto up/down, power door locks, keyless entry, air conditioning with rear passenger vents, rearview camera and Bluetooth with hands-free text messaging.
Gas mileage: 19 mpg city/28 mpg highway
Comes with a 293-horsepower, 3.3-liter V-6 paired with a six-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic. Standard features include leather seats, power windows with one-touch up/down for driver and front passenger, dual-zone automatic climate control, push-button start, rear camera display and backup warning system and 12-speaker surround-sound audio system. Next
Price: $75,000 (not including federal and state tax incentives)
Gas mileage: 85 MPGe city/80 MPGe highway
Comes with an electric drivetrain with a 1.4-liter gasoline engine that provides a range of 37 miles on electric only and 288 to 325 miles with the gasoline engine. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, rearview camera and CUE information system with embedded navigation.
Gas mileage: 14 mpg city/21 mpg highway
Comes with a 6.2-liter V-8, rear-wheel drive, 10-way driver and front-passenger power adjustable seats with heat and ventilation, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic parking assist, forward collision alert and nine-speaker premium audio system.
Price: $41,350 (not including federal and state tax incentives)
Gas mileage: Range of 80 to 100 miles
Comes with a 170-horsepower electric motor that gets a full charge in three hours. Standard features include seating for four, with 50-50 split-folding rear seats, stability and traction control, auto-dimming interior/exterior mirrors, automatic climate control and power front windows with one-touch up/down. Next
Gas mileage: 37 mpg city/44 mpg highway
Comes with a 74-horsepower, 1.2-liter three-cylinder mated to a choice of a five-speed manual or continuously variable transmission. Standard features include four-way adjustable front seats, split-folding high-back rear seat, automatic climate control with rear heater floor ducts, tilt steering wheel, keyless entry and power windows and door locks. Next
Gas mileage: 20 mpg city/31 mpg highway (V-6); 28 mpg city/32 mpg highway (Sport Hybrid)
Comes with a V-6 gas engine or Sport Hybrid model. Both produce 310 horsepower. Standard features include multi-view rearview camera, jewel-eye LED headlights, keyless entry, Bluetooth hands-free talking and access to SMS and email. Next
Gas mileage: 19 mpg combined
Comes with a 345-horsepower, 3-liter twin-turbo V-8 mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include keyless entry and start, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, six-way power front seats and rearview camera. Next
Gas mileage: 16 mpg city/20 mpg highway (V-6 model)
Comes with a choice of four engines: 270-horsepower, 4-liter V-6; 310-horsepower, 4.6-liter V-8; 381-horsepower, 5.7-liter V-8; and a 381-horsepower, 5.7-liter V-8 E85 Flex Fuel. Standard features include single- or dual-zone air conditioning, fabric or leather upholstery, bucket or bench front seat, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, cruise control and power windows. Next
Nissan Versa Note
Gas mileage: 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway
Comes with a 109-horsepower, 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a choice of five-speed manual transmission or continuously variable transmission. Standard features include four-way manual driver’s seat, 60/40 split fold-down rear seats, air conditioning, tilt steering, rear window defroster and intermittent rear window wiper and rear cup holders. Back to the beginning
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