The Best Cars for Long Commutes

The average commute time in the U.S. is about 25.5 minutes. About 8 percent of commuters have a commute of an hour or longer. And one in four of these commuters travels outside of their county of residence to work. Statistically speaking, that means in our community of the Piedmont Triad, roughly 400,000 people travel from one county to another when going to work. That’s a lot of people!

With numbers like these, it’s no wonder so many people ask us which cars are best for long commutes.

To answer this, let’s looks at what makes a good commuter car. The obvious factors like budget, gas mileage and reliability need to be considered. Also, we like to look at the mileage range and how long your tank will last. If you carpool, options like comfort, leg room and space become important. All of these things go into making a good decion won what kind of car is best for your commute.

With this in mind, take a look at the following links and see what favorites rise to the top.

Best MPG Cars for City and Highway Commutes

Best Cars for Long Commutes

Best Hybrid Cars

Okay. Have you found a few that you like? Now it’s time to take a test drive or two to find the right fit. 

Happy commuting!

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