1. Mazda MX-5 Miata
Staring price: $24,790
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is one of the most affordable (and most fun to drive) convertibles sold today. The automobile is available for less than $25,000 USD, and it comes stock with air conditioning and power windows. Although the soft top requires manual operation, its fairly straight-forward to operate, and the car is powered by a 2.0 liter four cylinder engine rated at 155 horsepower behind a six-speed manual transmission. The manufacturer uses aluminum exclusively in the design of the auto to keep the weight down, and there are a number of upgrades available for those who want to enjoy the modern creature comforts such as keyless entry, power locks, and cruise control. The car gets above average fuel efficiency with a 27 MPG (city) and a 34 MPG (highway) rating while the engine is capable of pulling 148 lb-ft of torque.