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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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694 432
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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2
605 387
Nissan 370Z is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Nissan 370Z Nissan

3
546 396
Chevrolet Camaro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chevrolet Camaro General Motors, Chevrolet

4
560 378
Ford Mustang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

5
384 432
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

6
425 370
Dodge Challenger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

7
407 400
Mazda MX-5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda MX-5 Mazda

8
387 305
Cadillac CTS is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Cadillac CTS General Motors, Cadillac

9
454 297
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

10
373 304
Infiniti G is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Infiniti G Infiniti

11
343 375
Honda Accord is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda Accord Honda

12
238 137
Honda S2000 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
JeffreyMartin added Honda S2000 Honda

13
319 274
Mazda RX-8 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Mazda RX-8 Mazda

14
304 273
BMW 1 Series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

15
284 306
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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237 380
Volkswagen Golf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen

17
195 96
Subaru Impreza WRX STI is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
bullet16 added Subaru Impreza WRX STI Subaru, Subaru Impreza

18
245 389
Volkswagen Jetta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volkswagen Jetta Volkswagen

19
161 340
Volvo C30 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo C30 Volvo

20
201 270
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

21
149 178
Ford Focus ST is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford Focus ST

22
187 268
Honda CR-Z is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda CR-Z Honda

23
69 42
Chevrolet Corvette is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Chevrolet Corvette General Motors, Chevrolet

24
51 37
Porsche Boxster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Porsche Boxster Porsche

25
135 208
Ford Focus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Ford Focus Ford

26
43 13
BMW M3 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Markiplier added BMW M3 BMW

27
199 255
Ford F-Series is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

28
63 44
Mazda Mazda3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dani Porter added Mazda Mazda3 Mazda

29
56 53
Pontiac GTO is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Pontiac GTO Pontiac, General Motors, Holden

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158 79
Nissan GTR is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
EzequielChávez added Nissan GTR sport car  V6   3.8 liter   

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151 303
Chrysler 300 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Chrysler 300 Chrysler

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39 31
Volkswagen GTI is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
chrisbenhaas added Volkswagen GTI Volkswagen

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34 26
Volkswagen Golf R is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
chrisbenhaas added Volkswagen Golf R

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61 60
Pontiac G8 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
moretuzzo24 added Pontiac G8 Pontiac, Holden - Sprots Sedan

35
55 61
Suzuki Swift is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Suzuki Swift Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

36
68 79
Toyota MR2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
viktoriyassecrets added Toyota MR2 Toyota

37
97 299
Volvo V50 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Volvo V50 Volvo

38
59 128
Volkswagen Beetle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
JohnBrewer added Volkswagen Beetle Volkswagen

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23 10
Hennessey Venom GT is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
ducky99 added Hennessey Venom GT

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137 296
Toyota FJ Cruiser is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

41
125 327
Honda Fit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Honda Fit Honda

42
46 76
Toyota Corolla is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dismalhead added Toyota Corolla Toyota

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67 90
Hyundai Genesis Coupe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Dani Porter added Hyundai Genesis Coupe Hyundai

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60 123
Alfa Romeo Brera is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
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45
92 156
Ford Explorer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own

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36 43
Infiniti G37 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Infiniti G37 Infiniti

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82 189
Hyundai Sonata is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai

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39 52
Jeep Wrangler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Jeep Wrangler Chrysler, Jeep, American Motors

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40 62
Suzuki Jimny is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own
jonnoscampertrailers added Suzuki Jimny Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

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104 364
Dodge Durango is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Inexpensive Cars You'd Love to Own