Cheapest and Highest MPG Cars Available Right Now
Gas prices are still high and the economy looks like its slowing down.
Some people just want a dependable car that will get them from point A to B with minimal cost.
Here is a list of the five most cost-effective (below $14,000) and most fuel-efficient cars on the market right now.
|1. 2012 Hyundai Accent
Redesigned for 2012, this subcompact delivers the best price-vs-mpg ratio in the subcompact segment.
Base MSRP Price: $12,445
|2. 2011 Ford Fiesta
Safe, reliable, packed with great options, the Fiesta proves America is back in the game in the subcompact market.
Base MSRP Price: $13,200
|3. 2011 Toyota Yaris
A great value, thanks to the reliability and polish that Toyota is famous for.
Base MSRP Price: $13,155
|4. 2011 Nissan Versa
A sub-$10,000 base price makes this the cheapest of any standard production car offered in the United States.
Base MSRP Price: $9,990
|5. 2011 Chevrolet Aveo
Its last year in production, the Aveo is still a good value.
Base MSRP Price: $11,965
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar No-Haggle, Edmunds Price Promise, and 1-800 Car Show are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
California Residents - Important:There is a new online car buying service called Roadster, available only to California residents, which I highly recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with a car salesman. They provide an expert concierge who negotiates the price of the car and delivers it to your home with zero hassle - you never have to interact with a dealership. Here is my in-depth review of Roadster and why I recommend it.
- Gregg Fidan
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About: Gregg Fidan
Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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