Car Models The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy  

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Over the last few years, the word "economy" has taken on many different meanings. The global economy has been deteriorating but fuel economy has been skyrocketing. This list is about economy cars which have become more and more popular as budgets continue to decrease and the need to save becomes ever more important. Small car brands make some of the best economy cars and this list has more than just the top ten economy cars, with lots of small car names for you to peruse.

Economy cars are designed to give you everything you need from a vehicle at a great price so that you can spend your money on all of life's other necessities. One of the best economy cars is the Toyota Camry. The Toyota name is synonymous with quality and reliability and even though recently there have been some very publicized failures on Toyota's part, they have definitely stepped up to the plate in addressing all of the issues with their vehicles and they have ensured that they don't happen again.

What is the best economy car? Other great economy automakers include Honda, Kia and Hyundai and all of their cars have their own good qualities. If economy cars bore you and you want to take a look at something more exciting check out the list of the best pony cars.

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Toyota Corolla is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
flygreen added Toyota Corolla Toyota

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Mazda3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Mazda3 Mazda

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Toyota Camry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
_1445931925871 added Toyota Camry Toyota

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Mazda6 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
bigmelton added Mazda6 Mazda

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Ford Focus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Ford Focus Ford

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Subaru Impreza is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy

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Honda Fit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Honda Fit Honda

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Honda Civic Hybrid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy

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BMW 3 Series is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added BMW 3 Series E46 BMW

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Volkswagen Jetta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Volkswagen Jetta Volkswagen

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Toyota Yaris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Toyota Yaris Toyota

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Mazda 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Mazda 2

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Hyundai Veloster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy

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Subaru Forester is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Jason M Hall added Subaru Forester Subaru

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Honda Civic Si is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
armok added Honda Civic Si

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Volkswagen Polo Mk5 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Volkswagen Polo Mk5 Volkswagen

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Škoda Rapid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Škoda Rapid Škoda

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Suzuki SX4 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Suzuki SX4 Suzuki Motor Corporation, Fiat

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Mitsubishi Carisma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Mitsubishi Carisma Mitsubishi

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SEAT Ibiza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added SEAT Ibiza SEAT

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Nissan Sentra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
flygreen added Nissan Sentra Nissan

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Nissan Primera is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Nissan Primera Nissan

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Toyota Auris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Toyota Auris Toyota

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Fiat 500 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Fiat 500 Fiat

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Daihatsu Copen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
promethius01 added Daihatsu Copen Daihatsu

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Mitsubishi Colt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Mitsubishi Colt Mitsubishi

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Kia Ceed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Filip Andersson added Kia Ceed

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Renault Clio Renault Sport is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
rsithron added Renault Clio Renault Sport Renault

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Suzuki Swift is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
westinghouse added Suzuki Swift Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

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Ford Fiesta is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy

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Nissan Cube is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Nissan Cube Nissan

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Kia Soul is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Kia Soul Kia

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Hyundai Accent is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Hyundai Accent Hyundai

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Hyundai i10 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Boudou1984 added Hyundai i10 Hyundai

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MINI Cooper is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
MINI Cooper MINI, British Motor Corporation

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1995 Toyota Camry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
_1445931925871 added 1995 Toyota Camry

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Volkswagen Golf is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen

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Nissan Versa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Nissan Versa Nissan

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Kia Rio is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Kia Rio Kia

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Kia Forte is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Kia Forte Kia

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Chevrolet Aveo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Chevrolet Aveo Chevrolet

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Chevrolet Sonic is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Cars to Buy
Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet