2. Toyota Yaris
Starting price: $17,655
The Toyota Yaris had a long dusty trail to production under the Toyota brand, and is now one of the best cars for the money. The sub-compact car features a choice between a six-speed automatic and a five-speed manual transmission depending on the year model you are choosing between. The auto also includes a complete infotainment system, low-speed automatic emergency breaking, and excellent gas mileage with a 30 MPG (city) and a 36 MPG (highway) overall rating. The top overall speed of the Yaris is 108 MPH, and the vehicle can go from zero to 60 MPH in 10.2 seconds.