Cars in general have been getting better and better and come packed with a bunch of standard options that bridge the gap between a high-priced car and an entry-level car. With that in mind, we decided to put together a list of the best cars for under $25,000. When one of these wallet-efficient vehicles catches your eye, don’t hesitate to visit your local AutoNation dealership. Your dream vehicle is waiting on a lot near you.
Honda Fit: The Honda Fit is one of the most outstanding subcompact cars. With prices starting at just $15,890* for the Honda Fit LX, the car fits 5 passengers and offers impressive fuel economy figures. The best part? Even if you want a fully-loaded model, the Honda Fit EX-L with Navigation starts at just $21,165* – giving you more bang for your buck.
Honda Civic: The redesigned Honda Civic is generating quite a buzz. With its stylish exterior, upgraded interior design, and long list of standard and optional tech features, this Honda Civic is one of the best Civics yet. Prices start at just $18,640* for the Civic LX and top out $24,700* or the Civic EX-L. Of course, if you want to spend a little more, you can opt for the top-of-the-line Honda Civic Touring which starts at $26,500*.
Mazda3: The new Mazda3 has become a favorite for new compact car shoppers. It is one of the sportiest and enjoyable compact cars to drive on the market and with engine options offering up to 184 horsepower, there is no telling how much fun you can have in this compact sedan. Prices start at just $17,845* for the 155 horsepower Mazda3 i Sport sedan and go up to $24,745* for the 184 horsepower Mazda3 S Grand Touring sedan.
Subaru Impreza: The Subaru Impreza offers a bunch of excellence for a price that starts at $18,295*. This is probably the best option for those living in cold states and looking for a car for under $25,000. The Subaru Impreza comes standard with all-wheel-drive and is powered by a 148 horsepower 2.0-liter BOXER engine. If you want the Subaru Impreza with all the bells and whistles, you will still pay under $25,000 for the Subaru Impreza 2.0i Sport Limited model.
Honda Accord: There is no doubt that the Honda Accord is one of America’s best-selling sedans and, for the new model year, the Honda Accord is better than ever. Recently redesigned and packed with a bunch of standard features, the new Honda Accord carries a starting price tag of $22,205* for the Accord LX, while a nicely equipped Honda Accord EX will run you a tad bit over $25,000.
Mazda6: Another Mazda that made our list is the new Mazda6 sedan. The new Mazda6 comes standard with a powerful 184 horsepower engine and a long list of standard features including remote keyless entry with push-button start, Bluetooth, cruise control and more. Prices start at just $21,495* for the Mazda6 Sport and a nicely equipped Mazda6 Touring will run you $23,945*.
Subaru Legacy: If the Subaru Impreza is not your cup of tea, but you still want all-wheel-drive as standard, then you may want to check out the Subaru Legacy sedan. With prices starting at $21,745*, the Subaru Legacy is powered by a 175 horsepower 2.5-liter BOXER engine that gives the Legacy more power than it needs. If you need more features, you can opt for the Subaru Legacy Premium which starts at $23,845*.
Toyota Camry: Like the Honda Accord, the Toyota Camry is another best-selling sedan in the United States. Going head-to-head with the Honda Accord, the Toyota Camry goes for an image that is all about reliability and longevity. Prices for the Toyota Camry LE start at $23,070* and from there you can go for the SE model which starts at $23,840*.
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.