The average cost of a new car in America is around $35,000, and that’s too high for many people. Price is often the top consideration for those people who have a tight budget. Cheap cars are often not good cars. Apart from the price, you ought to consider other factors like safety features and comfort. You should also research before buying a ride. Here is a list of the cheapest cars in America.

1. Chevy Sonic

The Chevrolet company refreshed the Sonic model last year, according to The Drive. It comes with upgrades in the interior, a few changes in the body, and it’s a handsome-looking ride.

The new model came with the same 1.8-liter four-banger engine with the same 138 horsepower. The engine is far better than a couple of entries on the list. If you are looking for a luxury car, the Sonic is not that great, but it’s quite pocket-friendly for people on a lower budget.

Price: $16,020

2. Hyundai Accent

According to Car And Driver, Accent is the proverbial brother from another mother of the Kia Rio. Both cars offer the same style and comfort as other cars in that class which are quite costly. The sedan is equipped with a 137-hp four-cylinder engine and six-speed manual transmission. You can choose to buy the automatic model for $16,580. The Accent also has a five-door hatchback version and is going for $15,830.

Price: $15,580

3. Honda Fit

The Honda Fit is among the best budget cars, regarding space utilization as well as the ability to reconfigure the interior to accommodate more people or a bigger load, according to Auto Blog. It is one of the most preferred cars in its class even though it’s cheaper than most of the cars in that category.

The Honda Fit is equipped with a 130-hp engine and a 6-speed manual transmission.

Price: $16,965

4. Kia Rio sedan

There is no car with four doors and 138 horsepower going for almost $15,000 except the Kia Rio, according to Car And Driver. The sedan has a smooth and powerful direct-injected four-cylinder engine that has a 138 hp, and it’s controlled by a six-speed manual transmission.

Kia has a Rio hatchback version which sells at $16,245. However, the car has crank windows and manual door locks.

Price: $15,015

5. Nissan Versa

The Nissan Versa is the cheapest ride in America and the most popular under $20,000, according to The Drive. The underpowered engine makes it a cool car to drive, and it has a comfortable interior. It comes with a four-cylinder engine with 109 horsepower and manual transmission. The Versa is fuel efficient. Buying a new Versa is better than buying a used car and the prices aren’t so apart.

Price: $12,855