American Cars Under $25,000

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Buick Verano
Price: Starting at $21,065
The Verano is a smaller sedan that joined the Buick lineup as a 2012 model, featuring a sportier design that was created to appeal to a younger demographic. Verano offers OnStar 4G LTE connectivity and a standard built-in Wi-Fi hotspot to provide a mobile hub. The standard engine is a 2.4-liter EcoTec four cylinder that produces 180 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque, paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission to achieve an EPA rating of 21 mpg city/32 mpg hwy/25 mpg combined. The optional 2.0-liter EcoTec turbocharged 4-cylinder engine produces 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque with an EPA rating of 21 mpg city/30 mpg hwy/24 mpg combined. Although Buick does not tout the Verano as a sport sedan, a 6-speed manual transmission is offered with the 2.0-liter EcoTec engine. Verano showcases Buick’s QuietTuning technology, which is designed to block and absorb sound and eliminate vibrations to give Verano one of the quietest interiors in its class.

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