Get More, Pay less: The Five Cheapest Cars You Can Buy
With all the adjustments in our economy people are switching to cheaper alternatives. A few years ago one might consider a mid-sized sedan with all the bells and whistle. Now, any bottom of the barrel car with 4 wheels and a warranty will do. For these penny pinchers there is good news. With today’s technology these cars are built better, safer, and more reliable.
If you’re on a tight budget, consider one of the following five models. They are the cheapest cars you can buy in the US.
2008 Hyundai Accent GS: Base price – $10, 775
The Hyundai Accent is a much better version of the Hyundai Excel. The accent gets 27city/32freeway MPG. It is a great value because it still gets the “America’s Best Warranty” including a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
2008 Chevy Aveo: Base price – $10,895
The Aveo5 gets an EPA estimated 24city/34freeway MPG and can fit four adults comfortable. It comes in a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission.
2008 Kia Rio: Base price – $11,540
The Kia Rio uses the same chassis as the Hyundai Accent and uses the same 1.6-liter engine as the Accent. What’s unique about the Kia is that its automatic transmission will get better gas mileage than the manual transmission.
2008 Toyota Yaris: Base price – $11,550
The Toyota Yaris boast an impressive 29city/35freeway MPG. The Yaris is a great value as it rivals many hybrids in the market. It has good interior room and utility and can tackle any task of everyday urban life. Toyota’s quality and reliability and a price tag under $12,000 is reason enough to be worth looking at.
2008 Nissan Versa: Base Price – $12,990
The Nissan Versa gets 21city/31freeway MPG with its manual transmission. The interior is very nice and surely surpass its price tag. Also, it has top notch safety for a small budget car. It has a total of six airbags and is one of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s top pick, a true rarity in its class.