2. Nissan Versa
Starting price: $13,115
The Nissan Versa is not just one of the cheapest cars on the market today, but it is also a very popular “Chick Car.” The stock engine in the Versa is a 1.6 liter four-cylinder auto that is rated at 107 lb-ft of torque and 109 horsepower. Nissan only produces the vehicle with a five-speed manual transmission making it one of the most enjoyable small cars to drive today. The car gets above average gas mileage with a 27 MPG (city) and 36 MPG (highway) overall rating. The Versa features a 10.8 gallon capacity fuel tank that is rated just shy of 400 total miles for a full tank of gas when driving on the highway.