Fun Cars for Less Than $20,000
September 5, 2013
Sometimes when you're buying a car, it's not just about dependability, safety and fuel efficiency -- sometimes it's about fun, too! And many times car buyers think that the more fun a car is, the more expensive it is.
However, that's not necessarily true. BankRate.com set out to show just that with their top five list of fun cars that are all less than $20,000, such as the Kia Forte EX sedan, Mini Cooper hardtop, and Honda CR-Z.
If you're looking to add a new fun car to your garage, make sure to use the free CarWoo Deal Finder for the best deals out there. Also be sure to check out the TrueCar Pre-Negotiated Prices to quickly compare real prices in your local region.
|Vehicle||Price||City MPG||Highway MPG|
|Kia Forte EX Sedan||$15,900||24||36|
|Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Hatchback||$17,850||25||25|
|Ford Focus SE Hatchback||$19,115||26||36|
|Mini Cooper Hardtop||$19,700||29||37|
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar, Edmunds, 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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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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