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Cars That Offer Most Horsepower for the Money

May 31, 2012

Each week, TrueCar compiles a list of the best car deals within different segments.

This week, they wanted to find out which cars offer the most horsepower at the lowest price. They found domestic brands offer the best bang-for-your-buck when it comes to pure horsepower.

The 2012 Dodge Avenger SE came in first place, with an average cost of only $61 per horsepower. For comparison, the Toyota Camry - America's best-selling car, costs $118 per horsepower. That's almost twice as expensive as the Avenger.

Here are the top 5 cars that give you the most horsepower-per-dollar.

RankYear Make Model TrimMSRPAverage Paid% DiscountHorsepower$ per HP
12012 Dodge Avenger SE $30,990$28,120 9.30%283$61 per HP
22012 Ford Mustang Coupe GT$24,180  $24,1760.00%412$66 per HP
32012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo$28,120  $26,2356.70%360$73 per HP
42012 Chevrolet Camaro 1LS$30,505  $27,07611.20%323$75 per HP
52012 Dodge Charger$19,990  $17,36813.10%370$76 per HP

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