Kia Stinger 2020
Kia Stinger 2020; Photo credit: https://www.caranddriver.com

You can judge a person by their car, but you can’t always judge a car by its appearance. Luxury vehicles have long been considered unattainable due to their price. However, the auto industry has grown so much over the last decades that it can offer all sorts of vehicles, even luxury ones, at different rates. Nowadays, you no longer need to be filthy rich to afford a luxury car. If you are interested in buying a high-end vehicle, or simply curious and eager to discover which of these cars cost less, you’re in the right place. Here is a list of the most affordable luxury small cars.  

Audi A3 2020

The 2020 Audi A3 model has brought joy to many as this is one of the most affordable vehicles the reputable manufacturer released. Nonetheless, Audi made absolutely no compromises in this car’s design or performance. The 2020 Audi A3 feels as good as any other pricier ‘relative’. It is provided with several standard amenities and it also pleases the eye with a bolder design that features a different lighting style and a more visible trims differentiation.

Audi A3 2020
Audi A3 2020; Photo credit: Audi

This comfortable car now provides more space for the legs, but also a larger headroom. The cabin design has also been enhanced and, while you drive, you will be pleased with all the modern technology Audi has strived to offer in its 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster. The user-friendly 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen is perfectly placed for ease of access.

Audi A3 2020 interior
Audi A3 2020 interior; Photo credit: Autocar

The A3 offers a wider range of engines and reduced fuel consumption thanks to its 48-volt electrical system. 

Kia Stinger 2020

Although this reliable car doesn’t come with a luxury badge, it definitely deserves to be included in this list for its features. The 2020 Kia Stinger can easily compete with many other luxury small cars and in terms of design and performance.

Kia Stinger 2020
Kia Stinger 2020; Photo credit: https://www.durhamkia.com

This refined vehicle provides a comprehensive set of amenities including a 7-inches touch-screen, six-speaker stereo, satellite radio, USB ports, wireless charger, Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Bluetooth. This vehicle provides you the necessary technology to stay connected with your colleagues or family while on the road and allows you to get updates and enjoy a pleasurable driving experience. This powerful car has a 255 horsepower and the twin-turbo V-6 accounts for a silent exhaust note.

Kia Stinger 2020
Kia Stinger 2020 inside; Photo credit: Auto Motor

This is an ideal car for casual driving and, more importantly, one that outperforms even pricier cars when it comes to safety. 

BMW 2 Series 2019

The BMW 2 Series released last year is a premiere small car that has a sporty look and comes in a convertible or coupe form. This vehicle’s engine can be an inline 6-cylinder or a turbocharged 4-cylinder. This reliable luxury vehicle comes with several features that aim to boost its safety such as forward-collision mitigation, automatic emergency braking, and lane-keeping assistance.

BMW 2 Series 2019
BMW 2 Series 2019; Photo credit: BMW

This BMW vehicle has a premium interior and it provides an easy and refined driving experience. The front 10-way power-adjustable front seats are exceptionally comfortable allowing you to enjoy the ride to the fullest while benefiting from generous space. Additional features available with this series include dynamic cruise control, satellite radio, iDrive infotainment system, Bluetooth, USB port, memory settings for the driver’s seat, elegant simulated leather upholstery.

BMW 2 Series 2019 inside
BMW 2 Series 2019 inside; Photo credit: Car Buzz

Another key feature that might make you want to consider this vehicle is the reduced fuel consumption. 

Acura ILX 2020

This year, ILX has released its new and improved Acura model that quickly became one of the most affordable luxury small cars to draw buyers’ interest due to its decent price. This sedan is praised for its power-to-weight ratio. It is quite a powerful car given its size, which makes it an ideal choice for agile drivers. Its beautiful design features a daring Diamond Pentagon grille and sturdy, but nicely shaped trunk and hood.

Acura ILX 2020
Acura ILX 2020; Photo credit: Acura

This car’s amenities include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and active lane control. This vehicle is a good choice if fuel-economy is one of the key feature’s you’re looking for. 

Acura ILX 2020 inside
Acura ILX 2020 inside; Photo credit: Acura

Volvo S60 2020

This vehicle from Volvo aims to offer the smoothest riding experience. It is widely appreciated for its comfortable and spacious interior. The stylish cabin adheres to the manufacturer’s typical sleek design choice.

Volvo S60 2020
Volvo S60 2020; Photo credit: Autocar

The Volvo S60 is easy to drive and agile. It adapts fast to the driver’s need to accelerate and it is generally very responsive to any command. Other features that contribute to this car’s appeal and makes life easier on the roads are the efficient suspensions that will mitigate the effect of the bumps. Moreover, the cabin has been provided with great insulation so that you don’t get distracted or disturbed by the noise. This sporty and minimalistic vehicle is practical, spacey, and quite nice-looking.

Volvo S60 2020 inside
Volvo S60 2020 inside; Photo credit: Autocar

It is an affordable car belonging to the luxury segment and it is suitable both for beginner and experienced drivers that are looking for a vehicle for day to day rides. 

Honda Fit 2020

The Honda Fit is a refined small vehicle that was designed for the modern man who needs to stay connected at all times. The AppleCarPlay feature allows you to stay in touch with others and access all sorts of audio content.

Honda Fit 2020
Honda Fit 2020; Photo credit: Honda

Alternatively, Android Auto also allows you to easily connect your phone. Other connectivity features are provided via HondaLink, Bluetooth, the 180-Watt, 6-speaker audio system, and USB audio interface. This vehicle’s steering wheel-mounted controls and the multi-angle rearview camera help avoid risks and make driving safer and less demanding. The versatile seats that can adapt to four modes, race-inspired paddle shifters, LED interior illumination, comfortable armrest account for a ‘love at the first ride’ effect.

Honda Fit 2020 inside
Honda Fit 2020 inside; Photo credit: Honda

This gorgeous car has quite an attitude with its daring front bumper that typically accompanies this brand. 

Luxury small cars don’t always cost an arm and a leg. Before you rush to buy a cheaper car that would mean investing more money in repairs in the long term, consider these models that are more affordable than other upscale vehicles.