29 Of The Best New Cars For 2018

New year, new car!

Shopping for a car can be a daunting tasks, especially if it's your first time. There are so many models to choose from, let alone brands - it can all be a bit overwhelming.  The best place to start is with a set budget, once you know your ceiling, the hardest part is done.

There are countless compact car models that retail for less than 35,000K.  But - there are also a whole other level of vehicle that fall within that price range as well. We're going to explore some hot and highly-desired car models that also boast incredibly high-performance for their price range.

Wether your looking for something practical and efficient to get you from point A to point B,  or you want something on the sleek and stylish side - there is a car for you under 35,000K. That said, all of the following vehicles are not only high-performing but also offer key features, details, and accents that go beyond the standard of what's expected for a new car.


Honda Fit - $15,190

Via honda.ca

Via honda.ca

Via honda.ca

Honda Fit Key Features:

  • Spacious interior
  • Roomy cargo area
  • Fuel-efficient

Build and spec yours HERE


Toyota Yaris -  $15,635

Via toyota.ca

Via toyota.ca

Via toyota.ca

Toyota Yaris Key Features:

  • advanced safety features
  • easy maneuvering
  • refreshed exterior and interior styling

Build and spec yours HERE


Buick Encore - $28,040

Via buick.ca

Via buick.ca

Via buick.ca

Buick Encore Key Features:

  • touchscreen media system
  • advanced safety technology
  • Powered sunroof
  • premium interior

Build and spec yours HERE


Infinity QX30 - $35,990

Via infiniti.ca

Via infiniti.ca

Via infiniti.ca

Infinity QX30 Key Features:

  • Intelligent park assist
  • Premium audio system
  • Infiniti touch system

Build and spec yours HERE


Nissan Sentra - $15,898

Via nissan.ca

Via nissan.ca

Via nissan.ca

Nissan Sentra Key Features:

  • Automatic emergency breaks
  • Roomy interior
  • Turbo-charged engine

Build and spec yours HERE


Kia Rio - $16,370

Via kia.ca

Via kia.ca

Via kia.ca

Kia Rio Key Features:

  • Power Sunroof
  • Heated seats and steering wheel
  • Apple CarPlay + Android Auto
  • Push-button start

Build and spec yours HERE


Hyundai Accent - $13,999

Via hyundaicanada.com

Via hyundaicanada.com

Via hyundaicanada.com

Hyundai Accent Key Features:

  • Power sunroof
  • Heated seats
  • Leading class horsepower engine

Build and spec yours HERE


Mazda 6 - $24,695

Via mazda.ca

Via mazda.ca

Via mazda.ca

Mazda 6 Key Features:

  • Spacious and premium interior
  • Premium Bose speaker sound system
  • Innovative safety features

Build and spec yours HERE


Mini Cooper - $22,190

Via

Via mini.ca

Via mini.ca

Mini Cooper Key Features:

  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • Rear view camera
  • Mini Connected entertainment system

Build and spec yours HERE


Subaru Legacy -  $24,995

Via subaru.ca

Via subaru.ca

Via subaru.ca

Subaru Legacy Key Features:

  • Power sunroof
  • Multimedia center
  • re-designed exterior

Build and spec yours HERE


Volkswagen Golf - $19,595

Via vw.ca

Via vw.ca

Via vw.ca

Volkswagen Golf Key Features:

  • Compact body
  • App-connect multi-media center
  • Premium audio system

Build and spec yours HERE


Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid - $24,299

Via hyundaicanada.com

Via hyundaicanada.com

Via hyundaicanada.com

Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid Key Features:

  • Aerodynamic design
  • Heated front seats
  • Touch display navigation

Build and spec yours HERE


Acura ILX - $ 29,990

Via acura.ca

Via acura.ca

Via acura.ca

Acura ILX Key Features:

  • Automatic climate control
  • Touch Navigation system
  • Multi-angle rearview camera

Build and spec yours HERE


Fiat 500 - $16,245

Via fiatcanada.com

Via fiatcanada.com

Via fiatcanada.com

Fiat 500 Key Features:

  • Hand-free communication
  • Refined interior design
  • Premium sound system

Build and spec yours HERE


Chevrolet Malibu Sedan - $24,095

Via chevrolet.ca

Via chevrolet.ca

Via chevrolet.ca

Chevrolet Malibu Sedan Key Features:

  • Apple car play
  • innovative safety features
  • Turbo-charged engine

Build and spec yours HERE


Honda Accord Hybrid - $31,300

Via honda.ca

Via honda.ca

Via honda.ca

Honda Accord Hybrid Key Features:

  • heated seating
  • Premium audio sound system
  • Touch screen display with Apple Play

Build and spec yours HERE


Subaru Impreza - $19,995

Via subaru.ca

Via subaru.ca

Via subaru.ca

Subaru Impreza Key Features:

  • Compact size
  • 6.5 inch info-entertainment system
  • ergonomic seats

Build and spec yours HERE


Ford Escape - $26,199

Via ford.ca

Via ford.ca

Via ford.ca

Ford Escape Key Features:

  • Enhanced parking assist
  • foot activated hands-free liftgate
  • 8-inch touch display with Apple Play

Build and spec yours HERE


Chevrolet Cruze - $18,345

Via chevrolet.ca

Via chevrolet.ca

Via chevrolet.ca

Chevrolet Cruze Key Features:

  • Apple Car Play Entertainment system
  • Fuel efficient rating
  • Advanced safety technologies

Build and spec yours HERE


Honda Civic Sedan - $16,690

Via honda.ca

Via honda.ca

Via honda.ca

Honda Civic Sedan Key Features:

  • Sporty look and exterior styling
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • 7-inch audio display with Apple Play

Build and spec yours HERE


Mazda 3 Sport - $19, 800

Via

Via mazda.ca

Via mazda.ca

Mazda 3 Sport Key Features:

  • Elevated interior design
  • Intelligent safety technology
  • Color active driving display

Build and spec yours HERE


Toyota 86 - $31,704

Via toyota.ca

Via toyota.ca

Via toyota.ca

Toyota 86 Key Features:

  • Front sports seats
  • 6-inch touch screen audio system
  • Dual exhaust

Build and spec yours HERE


Ford Focus ST - $33,298

Via ford.ca

Via ford.ca

Via ford.ca

Ford Focus ST Key Features:

  • Full leather front bucket seats
  • Touch 8inch screen navigation
  • Rear view camera

Build and spec yours HERE


Subaru WRX - $29,995

Via subaru.ca

Via subaru.ca

Via subaru.ca

Subaru WRX Key Features:

  • Performance designed front seats
  • 6.2 inch touch info-entertainment system
  • Turbo-charged Subaru Boxer engine

Build and spec yours HERE


Volkswagen Golf GTI - $30,595

Via vw.ca

Via vw.ca

Via vw.ca

Volkswagen Golf GTI Key Features:

  • App connect and touchscreen entertainment system
  • Sport suspension
  • Park distant control

Build and spec yours HERE


Nissan 37OZ Coupe - $29,998

Via nissan.ca

Via nissan.ca

Via nissan.ca

Nissan 370Z Coupe Key Features:

  • 2 seats /  2 doors
  • Key Push ignition
  • Smartphone integration system

Build and spec yours HERE


Ford Fiesta - $16,580

Via ford.ca

Via ford.ca

Via ford.ca

Ford Fiesta Key Features:

  • Apple Car Play and Android Auto
  • Standard rearview camera
  • Turbo-charged Ecoboost engine

Build and spec yours HERE


Mitsubishi Mirage - $12,467

Via mitsubishi-motors.ca

Via mitsubishi-motors.ca

Via mitsubishi-motors.ca

Mitsubishi Mirage Key Features:

  • Fuel efficient transmission
  • Heated seats / auto - AC
  • Smart phone integration + apple play
  • rearview camera

Build and spec yours HERE


Chevrolet Equinox - $27,590

Via chevrolet.ca

Via chevrolet.ca

Via chevrolet.ca

Chevrolet Equinox Key Features:

  • On Star 4G LTE with Wifi
  • Surround vision safety
  • Intelligent high-beams
  • Apple Carplay + Androidauto

Build and spec yours HERE

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Michelle Cadieux Born and raised Montrealer. Psychology graduate. Meme-lover.