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The Best Inexpensive Cars

List Criteria: Cars must be valued at $35,000 or less.

A list of the best inexpensive cars you'd actually love to own. Sure, it's simple to go out and find a bottom-end, new car for $12k, but more often than not, that's an automobile bought out of necessity instead of desire. These are cars you'd actually be proud to have as your daily driver. Since "inexpensive", "cheap", and "affordable" are all relative terms, we're going to set the limit a little high at $35k so the list can include the cheapest entry models of most major brands. All types of vehicles are included: sports, trucks, luxury, sedan, hybrid, new, and old. You name it. If it costs less than 35k, and you'd love to own it, then it belongs on this list. Check out this list of the cheapest cars to insure for more details.
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    most listed Audi

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    Nissan

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    the people's #1 BMW

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    General Motors, Chevrolet

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    ranked low on reranks & added by JeffreyMartin Honda

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    Honda

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    added by bullet16 Subaru, Subaru Impreza

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    added by dayton72 Hyundai Small, fun, sharp looking

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kia, Hyundai

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    added by JohnBrewer Volkswagen

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    added by chris.kristimaya Nissan Drives and looks like a more expensive car.

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Smart

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    added by The Enforcer Toyota

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    added by groovius Kia

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    often listed & added by MicheleRichardsonKraus Nissan

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Buick Regal GS

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    ranked low on reranks & added by EzequielChávez Nissan GTR sport car  V6   3.8 liter  

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Dani Porter Hyundai

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    added by viktoriyassecrets Toyota

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    added by moretuzzo24 Pontiac, Holden Sprots Sedan

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    added by Switchdoctor Subaru BRZ Subaru

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    added by Switchdoctor Scion FR-S Scion

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    added by wiabux MINI, British Motor Corporation

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    new! & added by MatthewGill Subaru, Subaru Impreza

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