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Consumer Reports Best New Car Deals for 2022 Sedans

Here’s your chance to find a good car at a good price with this Consumer Reports recently released best new car deals list that focuses on affordable sedans that can be purchased under $25,000.


Affordable New Sedans

Looking for a safe, fuel-efficient, and reliable sedan that offers good performance at an affordable price? Here’s is a new listing from analysts at Consumer Reports that are recommended alternatives for car shoppers who need a vehicle right now rather than wait on models that are backlogged with orders or come at ridiculously marked-up prices for popular used car models.

Most of the models listed come standard with some of the more popular safety features within the under-$25K pricing. However, some options can push the pricing another $5K depending on your tastes and needs in a sedan.

Here is the full list of CR’s best new car deals listed below that includes price range values, fuel economy, CR ratings of each of the compact sedans.

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1. 2022 Subaru Impreza
Price Range: $18,795 - $26,395
CR MPG: Overall 30 / City 21 / Hwy 41 mpg
Rated #1 of 12 Compact cars

2. 2022 Nissan Sentra
Price Range: $19,610 - $22,200
CR MPG: Overall 32 / City 22 / Hwy 44 mpg
Rated #2 of 12 Compact cars

3. 2022 Hyundai Elantra
Price Range: $19,950 - $33,400
CR MPG: Overall 48 / City 40 / Hwy 55 mpg
Rated #3 of 12 Compact cars

4. 2022 Toyota Corolla
Price Range: $20,175 - $28,460
CR MPG: Overall 48 / City 37 / Hwy 59 mpg
Rated #4 of 12 Compact cars

5. 2022 Volkswagen Jetta
Price Range: $20,195 - $27,795
CR MPG: Overall 34 / City 21 / Hwy 54 mpg
Rated #5 of 12 Compact cars

6. 2022 Honda Civic
Price Range: $22,350 - $29,850
CR MPG: Overall 33 / City 23 / Hwy 44 mpg
Rated #6 of 12 Compact cars

7. 2022 Mazda 3
Price Range: $20,800 - $34,400
CR MPG: Overall 30 / City 20 / Hwy 44 mpg
Rated #7 of 12 Compact cars

And finally…

For details about how earlier models fared regarding reliability and performance, be sure to do a search on the Torque News website to check on their overall track record.

For a more detailed breakdown of the data, please visit the CR website. Note that while access to some information requires a CR membership, the potential savings make it negligible in comparison when looking for the latest information to aid your car buying research.

For more CR-related used car and product reviews, here is some useful information on buying used retread tires and what your options are for fixing a flat tire while on the road.

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Timothy Boyer is an automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily news and topics related to new and used cars and trucks.

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