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List Rules 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. Good inexpensive cars are actually not that hard to find, especially if you're equipped with this hand lust of the top cheap cars. In face, some of the nicest cars around are actually really affordable.

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Audi A4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Audi A4 Audi

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Nissan 370Z is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Nissan 370Z Nissan

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Chevrolet Camaro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chevrolet Camaro General Motors, Chevrolet

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Ford Mustang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Mercedes-Benz

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Mazda MX-5 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda MX-5 Mazda

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Dodge Challenger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Cadillac CTS is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Cadillac CTS General Motors, Cadillac

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Infiniti G is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Infiniti G Infiniti

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Honda Accord is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda Accord Honda

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Honda S2000 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda S2000 Honda

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BMW 1 Series is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Mazda RX-8 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda RX-8 Mazda

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Acura TSX is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Acura TSX Acura

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Volkswagen Golf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen

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Volkswagen Jetta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen Jetta Volkswagen

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Subaru Impreza WRX STI is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Subaru Impreza WRX STI Subaru, Subaru Impreza

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Volvo C30 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo C30 Volvo

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Jeep Grand Cherokee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Jeep Grand Cherokee Chrysler, Jeep

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Honda CR-Z is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda CR-Z Honda

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Ford F-Series is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Ford Focus ST is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford Focus ST

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Ford Focus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford Focus Ford

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Chevrolet Corvette is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chevrolet Corvette General Motors, Chevrolet

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Nissan GTR is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Nissan GTR sport car  V6   3.8 liter  

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Pontiac GTO is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Pontiac GTO Pontiac, General Motors, Holden

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Chrysler 300 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chrysler 300 Chrysler

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Suzuki Swift is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Suzuki Swift Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

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Toyota Corolla is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Honda Fit is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda Fit Honda

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Toyota FJ Cruiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Suzuki Jimny is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Suzuki Jimny Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

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Alfa Romeo Brera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Alfa Romeo Brera Alfa Romeo

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Volvo V50 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo V50 Volvo

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Volkswagen GTI is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen GTI Volkswagen

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Volkswagen Beetle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen Beetle Volkswagen

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Buick Verano is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Buick Verano Buick

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Hyundai Sonata is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai

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Volkswagen Golf R is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen Golf R

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Fiat 500 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Fiat 500 Fiat

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Mazda Mazda3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda Mazda3 Mazda

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Dodge Durango is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Hyundai Veloster is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Hyundai Veloster Hyundai - Small, fun, sharp looking

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Toyota Prius is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Toyota Prius Toyota

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Subaru BRZ is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Subaru BRZ Subaru

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Ford Explorer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Renault Clio Renault Sport is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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Scion FR-S is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Scion FR-S Scion

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Subaru Impreza WRX is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Subaru Impreza WRX Subaru, Subaru Impreza