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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
812 529
Audi A4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Audi

2
720 429
Nissan 370Z is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Nissan

3
647 451
Chevrolet Camaro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
General Motors, Chevrolet

4
649 429
Ford Mustang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

5
505 417
Dodge Challenger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

6
445 491
Mercedes-Benz C-Class is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mercedes-Benz

7
479 442
Mazda MX-5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda

8
532 335
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

9
427 350
Cadillac CTS is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
General Motors, Cadillac

10
412 346
Infiniti G is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Infiniti

11
395 422
Honda Accord is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda

12
372 302
Mazda RX-8 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda

13
294 170
Honda S2000 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
JeffreyMartin added Honda

14
341 307
BMW 1 Series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

15
315 345
Acura TSX is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Acura

16
267 110
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
265 415
Volkswagen Golf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen

18
102 32
BMW M3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Markiplier added BMW

19
260 429
Volkswagen Jetta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen

20
109 60
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
183 205
Ford Focus ST is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford Focus ST

22
85 55
Porsche Boxster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Porsche

23
177 384
Volvo C30 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo

24
216 308
Jeep Grand Cherokee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chrysler, Jeep

25
202 295
Honda CR-Z is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda

26
161 232
Ford Focus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford

27
216 282
Ford F-Series is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

28
199 95
Nissan GTR is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
EzequielChávez added sport car  V6   3.8 liter 
 

29
76 69
Pontiac GTO is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Pontiac, General Motors, Holden

30
81 62
Mazda Mazda3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dani Porter added Mazda

31
60 49
Volkswagen GTI is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
chrisbenhaas added Volkswagen

32
56 45
Volkswagen Golf R is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
chrisbenhaas added Volkswagen Golf R

33
168 331
Chrysler 300 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chrysler

34
46 28
Hennessey Venom GT is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
ducky99 added

35
89 100
Toyota MR2 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
viktoriyassecrets added Toyota

36
75 82
Pontiac G8 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
moretuzzo24 added Pontiac, Holden - Sprots Sedan

37
75 148
Volkswagen Beetle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
JohnBrewer added Volkswagen

38
64 62
Jeep Wrangler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Chrysler, Jeep, American Motors

39
106 321
Volvo V50 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo

40
58 55
Infiniti G37 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Infiniti

41
102 42
Subaru BRZ is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Switchdoctor added Subaru

42
64 99
Toyota Corolla is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dismalhead added Toyota

43
64 84
Suzuki Swift is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

44
133 348
Honda Fit is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda

45
145 313
Toyota FJ Cruiser is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

46
79 104
Hyundai Genesis Coupe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dani Porter added Hyundai

47
70 140
Alfa Romeo Brera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Embodiment of Life added Alfa Romeo

48
103 171
Ford Explorer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

49
87 40
Toyota Supra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Toyota

50
110 381
Dodge Durango is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own