Popular Vehicles for College Grads

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Congratulations! You’ve finally completed post-secondary education! All those late-night study sessions and the turned-in papers have at last paid off. Now, you’re the proud recipient of a degree or a diploma. So, what comes next? The real world. Time to apply your studies to hands-on job experience. Now that you’ll be applying to new jobs, you’ll have to learn more about where those opportunities are located. Having your own vehicle will certainly allow you to be more flexible with where you can work.

But as a new graduate, perhaps with student loans, you might be wondering if you even have the budget to purchase a vehicle. There’s good news. At The Humberview Group’s AutoPark Superstores, you’ll find a wide variety of vehicles that are reliable, low-maintenance and budget-friendly. And because our AutoPark locations carry many makes and models, we’re confident that you’ll find the best vehicle fit for you.

Popular Makes & Models

At our AutoPark Superstores, there are several vehicle brands and models that have become popular among new graduates. These vehicles have become favourites because they’re stylish and offer several standard convenience features, in addition to the reliability they provide.

Chevrolet Cruze

The Chevrolet Cruze is a great sedan option that provides versatile cargo options and offers great fuel economy. You’ll also receive impressive power, delivered by the 1.4L 4-cylinder engine. If you prefer an automatic transmission, many Cruze models in our inventory are equipped with 6-speed automatic. It’s also available with features like backup camera, Bluetooth capability, heated seats and sunroof. In 2019, Chevrolet ceased production of the Cruze, so if you’re a fan of Chevrolet, or this model specifically, you still have the chance to get behind the wheel of one!

Ford Fusion

If you’re looking for another great sedan option, the Ford Fusion also offers impressive cargo space, as well as a little more power behind the wheel. The Fusion is equipped with all-wheel drive – a helpful feature for Canadian winter driving. It’s also available with features like remote start, navigation, Android Auto/Apple CarPlay and Ford SYNC 3 technology.

Honda Civic

If convenience features are important to you, the Honda Civic is a great vehicle choice. Newer Civic models come standard with a backup camera, and offer great available features like heated seats, navigation, leather seats and Bluetooth capability. The Civic also offers Eco mode, designed to conserve fuel consumption by preserving vehicle energy. Engine types vary to provide you with the power you’re looking for, as well as options for manual and automatic transmissions. If you want to make the most of your drive experience, the Civic is for you.

Hyundai Elantra

The Hyundai Elantra is another great choice that offers value for your money. The Elantra is standard with many great convenience and safety features you’ll love. If you’re interested in a sportier appearance, the Elantra is available in both sedan and hatchback options. It’s also equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine to give you a power you’ll love behind the wheel. If entertainment is important to you, you’ll love the Elantra’s Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth compatibility. Many Elantra models in our inventory come standard with rearview camera and heated seats, to make your drive as comfortable and convenient as possible. The Elantra is a perfect combination of everyday function and great style.

KIA Forte

Like the Hyundai Elantra, the KIA Forte sedan is an excellent option to provide you with many great standard features for a great price. Many Fortes in our inventory are equipped with rearview camera and active safety technology to make your drive easy. Most of our Forte inventory is offered with automatic transmission and a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. It’s a practical choice for everyday driving with many great features to keep you entertained on your drive.

Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla sedan is a spacious sedan option, equipped with a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine, automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Our Corolla inventory offers great standard features like rearview camera and heated seats. Many of our models also offer a sunroof, alloy wheels and Bluetooth capability. The Corolla is reliable and safe. It’s built on Toyota’s TNGA Platform: Toyota New Global Architecture, implementing structural innovation to create high-quality vehicles.

Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf is the ultimate city hatchback. If you’re looking to navigate your way downtown and conquer tight parking spaces, the Golf is for you. The Golf is available with different options to provide you with the features and capability you’re looking for. The Golf offers various engine options and trim levels, including features like panoramic moonroof, leather seats and navigation. You’ll also find an expansive selection of manual and automatic transmission Golf options. If new job opportunities take you downtown, the Golf is the ultimate city warrior.

Volkswagen Jetta

If you need more cargo space, the Jetta is another great Volkswagen option. Many Jettas in our inventory are equipped with automatic transmission as well as heated seats. You’ll also find models equipped with backup camera, sunroof and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto capability. The Jetta is available in both a 1.4L 4-cylinder engine or a 2.0L 4-cylinder, and all models are equipped with front-wheel drive.

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There’s even more to love with each of these vehicles. Why? Each of these makes and models are priced under $20,000! So why not start your future on the right track? Browse these popular vehicle options, along with other great makes and models, here.

And when you’re ready to take the vehicle you love for a test drive, we invite you to come into one of our 5 AutoPark locations: Barrie, Brampton, Erin Mills, Georgetown, or Mississauga. We’re excited to help you drive your career and your life forward!

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