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The Best Inexpensive Cars

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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.

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

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    General Motors, Chevrolet More
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    added by: JustinReyman
  2. 47
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    MINI, British Motor Corporation More
    13
    added by: wiabux
  3. 46
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    Pontiac, Holden More
    14
    added by: moretuzzo24
    Sprots Sedan
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    Toyota More
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    added by: viktoriyassecrets
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    Hyundai More
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    added by: Dani Porter
  6. 43
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    ranked low on reranks
    Kia Soul

    Kia More
    21
    added by: groovius
  7. 42
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    Nissan GTR

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    added by: EzequielChávez
    sport car  V6   3.8 liter  
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    Toyota More
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    added by: The Enforcer
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    Nissan More
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    added by: chris.kristimaya
    Drives and looks like a more expensive car.
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    Buick Regal GS

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    Nissan More
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    added by: MicheleRichardsonKraus
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    controversial
    Smart Fortwo

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    30
  13. 36
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    controversial
    Kia Optima

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  14. 35
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    controversial &ranked low on reranks
    Toyota FJ Cruiser

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    ranked low on reranks
    Hyundai Veloster

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    added by: dayton72
    Small, fun, sharp looking
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    Hyundai More
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    Subaru, Subaru Impreza More
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    added by: bullet16
  18. 31
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    Fiat More
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  19. 30
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    Ford F-Series

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    Volvo More
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    controversial
    Dodge Durango

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    Ford More
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  23. 26
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    controversial
    Chrysler 300

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    Volkswagen More
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    added by: JohnBrewer
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    controversial
    Jeep Grand Cherokee

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    controversial
    Honda Fit

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    Alfa Romeo Brera

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    added by: Embodiment of Life
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    Ford Focus ST

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    Honda More
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    Honda More
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    added by: JeffreyMartin
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    Volvo More
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    Volkswagen More
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    BMW More
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    Volkswagen More
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  35. 14
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    Acura More
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    Mazda More
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    General Motors, Cadillac More
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  38. 11
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    Infiniti More
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    Honda More
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  40. 9
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    Mitsubishi More
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    often listed
    Mazda MX-5

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    Dodge More
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    Ford More
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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    Chevrolet Camaro

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    the people's #1 &often listed
    BMW 3 Series

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    often listed
    Nissan 370Z

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    most listed &ranked high on reranks
    Audi A4

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