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It may be easier to find a car with these features than you think — and cheaper than you think, too. These former luxury items have trickled down to non-luxury cars over the years. The 2011 Kia Optima sedan can be equipped with these features for less than $30,000 on EX models.

The Optima’s luxury features on the cheap are one the reasons our editors gave it’s most prestigious award, Best of 2011.


These features are available in sedans like the 2011 Buick LaCrosse, 2011 Chrysler 300, 2011 Toyota Avalon and 2011 Ford Taurus, among other cars in the $30,000 range. Above $40,000, mostly luxury cars populate the list: 2011 Acura RL, BMW 5 Series, Cadillac CTS, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and more.

We limited our results to sedans, coupes, convertibles and hatchbacks per your “car” requirement. For SUVs as well as a full list of vehicles, check out the Vehicle Recommender.

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Answered by Joe Bruzek on April 4, 2011 in What Car Should I Buy? | Permalink

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