The Best New Cars for Under $20,000

The Best New Cars for Under $20,000

Buying a new car is a vital proposition. If you are looking for entry-level cars, we have good news for you. To help you, we've compiled a list of best cars under $20,000.

1. Honda Civic Sedan

The Civic Sedan starts new at $19,550. The iconic car has a sleek profile, aggressive face and sharp body lines and powered by 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine making 158 horsepower. The Civic has a spacious cabin which has several comfort features to keep the passengers happy. It comes standard with a five-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, a rearview camera and the Honda Sensing safety suite that features like lane-keeping assist system, collision mitigation braking system and adaptive cruise control.

2. Honda Fit

The entry-level price of the Honda Fit is $16,190. This subcompact hatchback is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission. The engine makes 130 horsepower and 114 lb.-ft. of torque and the Fit gets up to 36 MPG on the highway. The cabin of the Honda Fit comes with a five-inch LCD color touchscreen and a 160-watt audio system with four speakers. The car also has standard driver-assist features like hill start assist, collision mitigation braking system, lane-keeping assist system, road departure mitigation system and with six airbags.

3. Toyota Yaris

The Toyota Yaris starts at just $15,600. This subcompact sedan can seat five and is powered by 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission, good for 106 horsepower and 103 lb.-ft. of torque. The Yaris has13.9 cu.ft. of cargo space in the trunk and comes with standard safety features like six airbags, traction control system, anti-lock brake system and more.

4. Subaru Impreza

If you’re in the market for an affordable new car with all-wheel drive, look no further than the Subaru Impreza. Starting at $18,595, the Impreza comes standard with Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, a 152-horsepower, four-cylinder Boxer engine and a rearview camera. The Impreza is fuel-efficient, too, getting up to 38 MPG on the highway.

5. Nissan Kicks

With a starting price of $18,640, the Nissan Kicks is a subcompact crossover with great style and performance. It’s powered by a fuel-efficient, 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 122 horsepower and gets up to 36 MPG on the highway and 31 MPG in the city. The Kicks comes with standard features like a seven-inch touchscreen, AM/FM/MP3 audio system with six speakers and three USB ports. It has great safety features like Nissan Advanced Airbag System with side-impact supplemental airbags for driver and front/rear passengers.

Despite being entry-level cars, the models listed above have excellent safety features and offer good performance and entertainment options, giving them a great value for the money.