15.5.3 My Dream Vehicle

By Liam Donoghue-Smith

4 Must Haves

The Elio, which is classified as a motorcycle, has 4 key features that makes it a great car! It gets 84 Miles to the gallon, has great safety, a incredibly low price of $6,800, and is 90% American made.

Technical Features

  • Elio Safety Management System that includes three airbags, reinforced steel frame and Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Fuel-injected, SOHC gas-powered, Variable Valve Lift, 3 cyl., .9 liter, liquid-cooled, automotive engine
  • Front Engine / Front-Wheel Drive
  • 8-Gallon Tank / Targeted 84 MPG (Highway)
  • Standard 5-speed manual or available automatic transmission
  • Parking brake
  • Top speed over 100 MPH
  • 0-60 speed in 9.6 seconds
  • 55 HP and 55 LB-FT of torque
  • Traction Control, Stability Control
  • 12:1 Compression
  • Regular Unleaded Fuel
  • Tire Sizes: Front: 135/80 R15 Rear: 175/65 R15

Paul Elio

Payment Options

Since the vehicle is only $6800, you have a lot of ways you can pay for it! You could put down $3000 and pay $110.51 per month for 3 years. Because it is a new product, I would go with the short term payments because you don't know if the product can hold up to the expectations