With more and more automakers introducing sub-subcompact vehicles in this country, the Autobytel honor roll of “10 Best City Cars 2015” marks an important breakthrough: There are finally so many industry options that automakers have to do more than just show up in the segment to earn a spot on the list; the vehicles themselves also have to provide positive benefits for their owners that go beyond merely fitting into city-sized parking spaces.
Now, truth be told, all of our 10 Best City Cars 2015 do showcase some fairly nimble dimensions. However, that’s mostly because the debut of two highly touted prospects remains up in the air. The ultra-lux Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maybach and Pullman editions are expected to go on sale next year, with the latter stretching some two feet beyond the length of a Ford F-150 and offering a six-door, limousine-style ownership experience. And while they will put a noticeably different spin on “city” driving, you can be sure both will be among the top urban accessories when they do premiere.
As for the rest of the 10 Best City Cars 2015, they include the following: