1. Honda Fit
Starting price: approximately $17,500
The Honda Fit is consistently one of the best cars for the money that one can find on the market. The popular auto is powered by a 1.5 liter inline-four cylinder engine rated at 130 horsepower when choosing the six-speed manual transmission. When one chooses the automatic, the horsepower is slightly reduced to 128 horsepower. The top overall speed of the vehicle is 118 MPH, and the car can go from zero to 60 MPH in 8.2 seconds. The overall gas mileage of the Fit is 29 MPG (city) and 36 MPG (highway).