These three commuter cars are (relatively) easy on the budget, will you to work & home in a hurry, and can be truly fun to drive.
Best of all? Every one is available with a MANUAL gearbox!
When it comes to choosing the right compact car for your daily commute, a small hatchback makes sense most of the time. While hatchbacks traditionally cost a little more than their sedan counterparts, the versatiliy increase is generally worth the cash.
We've taken a look at the top models in the Compact Hatchback category, and these are our top 3 for the practical commuter car:
Here at Buck The Commute, we generally prefer a Manual Transmission for our commuter cars. It's more efficient (in most cases), simpler to repair, and most of all more fun!
The YouTube Channel Learn Engineering prepared a very detailed video explaining technical differences between Automatic and Manual transmissions. It's well worth the 7 minute viewing time =)
Even if your daily commute keeps you in urban areas, having a few supplies in the vehicle in case you become disabled or stuck in snow will serve you well.
Consumer Reports has gone through the top commuter cars that are currently available, and made a nice list of the best for either City MPG or Highway MPG.
The Grand Tour, Amazon UKs new program featuring former Top Gear talent Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond, premiered last night for those of us in the United States.
Road Show reports on the best (and worst) vehicles for reliability, citing Consumer Reports. These are the best commuters on the list:
Starting next month, drivers of all types can record virtually everything about their trips with the new Waylense Horizon.
The $449 (pre-sale) device records up to 1080p video along with data that's delivered via your ODB-II port (standard on all vehicles built after 1996).
Mazda is now taking pre-orders on the gorgeous, yet not-quite-practical 2017 MX-5 RF. If you don't need 4 seats, but DO need more fun on your commute, read on....
If you're the type that wants to push the FUN and PERFORMANCE in your commuter car, keep reading. Also, everyone should keep reading. This is going to be epic....
Our friends over at Jalopnik.com have all the details on the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback - one of the best options for a new 3 pedal (clutch-brake-gas) commuter cars this year.
As September 2016 comes to a close, so does production of the Dodge Dart. One of the coolest looking, but maybe not the most exciting, commer cars in the last decade.
Inspired by a BuzzFeed "Listical" of 23 Clever Items for your Car, we put together a useful list of just four must-haves to help keep you safe & sound on your daily commute.