The Best Used Cars for City Driving

Posted Thursday, Aug 04, 2022

To make the most of city driving, it's important to choose the right car for your driving lifestyle. Narrow streets, stop-and-go traffic, and tiny parking spots make it difficult to maneuver larger vehicles like pickup trucks.

When you're searching for a used car, keep these three things in mind:

The best car for city driving should have great fuel economy, excellent handling and good parking capabilities.

Here are our top picks for the best cars for city driving:

Ford Fusion Hybrid

The Ford Fusion Hybrid is one of the best hybrid and electric vehicles in its class. It features a comfortable and spacious interior, an intuitive infotainment system, and a composed handling style. With the electric motor's abundance of torque, the hybrid powertrain provides swift acceleration and brisk city transportation. Plus, enjoy an EPA-estimate 42 mpg.

Chevy Cruze

The Chevrolet Cruze is ranked near the top of the compact car rankings. With impressive infotainment (that means a nice big screen!), excellent fuel economy, spacious seats and trunk, and excellent predicted reliability, the Cruze stands out. A six-speed automatic transmission is available along with an ecotec 1.4L turbocharged engine, which is EPA-estimated at 42 mpg on the highway.

Honda CRV

There is no doubt that the Honda CR-V is one of the best choices in the compact SUV class. With its interior space, easy access, smooth handling and maneuverability, as well as its impressive fuel economy and reliability, this car is a great choice for drivers. The EX and higher models come with a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 190 horsepower.

Whether you're ready to make a purchase or just want to test drive a vehicle, visit CNY Drives in Syracuse, Fulton, or Fort Drum.

Big Luke's Tip: City driving is a pain, and no one likes to parallel park. Look for a vehicle with a backup camera and parking sensors to help you lower your blood pressure while tucking your vehicle into those tight spaces. Don't think you can afford it? Think again. We have a lot of vehicles with backup cameras and parking aids for under'd be surprised! Click the inventory link above and see for yourself.