3. 2015 Hyundai Elantra GT
Starting price: $18,085
The Hyundai Elantra GT is one of the most value-paced and powerful estate cars on the market today. The car features a sleek style, and it is powered by a four-cylinder engine rated at 145 horsepower that is coupled to a six-speed manual transmission with the option to upgrade to a six-speed automatic if desired when buying the car new. Consumers can also choose to upgrade to a four-cylinder engine rated at 1743 horsepower. The Elantra GT can go from zero to 60 MPH in 8.0 seconds, and its top overall speed is 123 MPH. The overall fuel economy of the car comes in above average with a 24 MPG (city) and a 35 MPG (highway) overall rating.