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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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1
839 548
Audi A4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Audi

2
742 444
Nissan 370Z is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Nissan

3
674 462
Chevrolet Camaro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
General Motors, Chevrolet

4
676 438
Ford Mustang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

5
526 426
Dodge Challenger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

6
458 505
Mercedes-Benz C-Class is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mercedes-Benz

7
490 454
Mazda MX-5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda

8
549 344
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

9
442 362
Cadillac CTS is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
General Motors, Cadillac

10
421 359
Infiniti G is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Infiniti

11
402 438
Honda Accord is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda

12
308 177
Honda S2000 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
JeffreyMartin added Honda

13
381 314
Mazda RX-8 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda

14
347 321
BMW 1 Series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

15
318 357
Acura TSX is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Acura

16
282 116
Subaru Impreza WRX STI is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
bullet16 added Subaru, Subaru Impreza

17
272 427
Volkswagen Golf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen

18
112 41
BMW M3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Markiplier added BMW

19
263 439
Volkswagen Jetta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen

20
118 67
Chevrolet Corvette is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added General Motors, Chevrolet

21
189 216
Ford Focus ST is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford Focus ST

22
94 64
Porsche Boxster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Porsche

23
183 393
Volvo C30 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo

24
218 318
Jeep Grand Cherokee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chrysler, Jeep

25
206 304
Honda CR-Z is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda

26
163 242
Ford Focus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford

27
86 76
Pontiac GTO is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Pontiac, General Motors, Holden

28
211 100
Nissan GTR is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
EzequielChávez added Nissan GTR sport car  V6   3.8 liter 
 

29
220 292
Ford F-Series is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

30
85 70
Mazda Mazda3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dani Porter added Mazda

31
67 57
Volkswagen GTI is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
chrisbenhaas added Volkswagen

32
173 340
Chrysler 300 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chrysler

33
56 31
Hennessey Venom GT is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
ducky99 added

34
60 53
Volkswagen Golf R is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
chrisbenhaas added Volkswagen Golf R

35
115 45
Subaru BRZ is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Switchdoctor added Subaru BRZ Subaru

36
92 107
Toyota MR2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
viktoriyassecrets added Toyota

37
79 89
Pontiac G8 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
moretuzzo24 added Pontiac, Holden - Sprots Sedan

38
110 330
Volvo V50 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo

39
78 159
Volkswagen Beetle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
JohnBrewer added Volkswagen

40
69 70
Jeep Wrangler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Chrysler, Jeep, American Motors

41
60 62
Infiniti G37 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Infiniti

42
68 106
Toyota Corolla is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dismalhead added Toyota

43
149 320
Toyota FJ Cruiser is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

44
135 355
Honda Fit is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda

45
83 111
Hyundai Genesis Coupe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dani Porter added Hyundai

46
74 147
Alfa Romeo Brera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Embodiment of Life added Alfa Romeo

47
65 90
Suzuki Swift is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

48
94 46
Toyota Supra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Toyota

49
103 182
Ford Explorer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

50
111 389
Dodge Durango is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own