10 Cool Underrated European Cars in America


European car manufacturers have produced many exceptional cars over the years. These cars are known for their. Engineering, styling, luxury, and good ride quality. There are also a few underrated cars which might be because of their pricing, heavy competition, launching at the wrong time, or many more reasons. Here are a few such underrated cars. That are available in America.

1. VW Arteon

VW Arteon (Via : Wikipedia)

This is a 5-door liftback that made its debut on 6 March 2017, at the Geneva Motor Show. This was brought as a replacement for VW Passat CC. And is built on the MQB platform. The vehicle has a 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 cylinder engine that is capable of producing a maximum power output of 280 hp (for the top trim). An 8-speed automatic transmission is standard and driven by all-wheel drive.

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2. BMW M550i

BMW M550i
BMW M550i (Via : carthrottle.com)

This is a build-up version of the normal BMW M5. This vehicle has a 4.4 L DOHC V8 engine. That can produce a maximum power of 443 hp at 5,500 rpm and 479 lb-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm. The vehicle has a all-wheel drive and 8-speed automatic transmission is standard. The vehicle has a top speed of 130 mph and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 3.6 seconds.

3. Mercedes-Benz GLB

Mercedes-Benz GLB
Mercedes-Benz GLB (Via : motorauthority.com)

This is a compact SUV that fills the gap between the GLA and the GLC. 2019 is the launch date of the vehicle. The vehicle has a 2.0L turbocharged engine that is capable of producing 221 hp. The vehicle comes whith an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

4. Jaguar XF

Jaguar XF
Jaguar XF (Via : autocarindia.com)

The company initially released this vehicle in 2007 after discontinuing the S-Type. This is a luxury sports sedan. The first generation of this vehicle is offered in. 2.0L turbocharged  Ford Ecoboost I4 engine. That can produce a maximum power output of 250hp. This vehicle has a top speed of 121 mph and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 6.4 seconds.

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5. BMW 230i

BMW 230i
BMW 230i (Via : cnet.com)

The company stated its production in 2014 and sold as coupe only. The vehicle has a 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine that can generate a power output of 255 hp. The vehicle is a rear wheel drive. And the vehicle has an 8-speed automatic powering the rear wheels.

6. Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40
Volvo XC40 (Via : cars.com)

The vehicle has a  2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine that can generate a maximum power of 187hp and a torque of 300Nm. The vehicle has a standard automatic transmission. This vehicle is a little underpowered. With a top speed of 111 mph and it takes 4.7sec to accelerate from 0-60mph.

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7. BMW X2

BMW X2 (Via : cars.com)

This is a subcompact SUV that made debut in 2016 Paris Motor Show and started its production in 2017. The X2 has standard front wheel drive. The vehicle is offered in. Petrol, diesel, and plug in hybrid versions. The plug in variant has a top speed of  121mph and can accelerate from 0-62mph in 6.8 seconds.

8. Range Rover Velar

Range Rover Velar
Range Rover Velar (Via : Wikipedia)

This vehicle is the fourth model of the Range Rover line and made its debut at London Design Museum in 2017. This vehicle has many engine choices from. 2.0L Turbo-diesel I4 engine to a huge powered 5.0L Supercharged V8 diesel engine.

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9. Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace (Via :Wikipedia)

This is the fist all electric model built by Jaguar. This SUV is a all wheel drive vehicle. And has two motors. This vehicle produces a power output of 395 hp and has a 90 kWh battery pack. The vehicle gives a driving range of around 300 miles and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds.

10. VW Jetta

VW Jetta
VW Jetta (Via : motor1.com)

This vehicle is generally viewed as a sedan version of VW Golf. The vehicle was first made in 1979. And released the latest generation in 2018. The 2022 version of the vehicle has a  1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 cylinder engine and has top speed of 126 miles per hour.



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