In this era of low interest rates, cheap gas prices, and hot-selling crossovers, it’s not easy to be a low-priced new car. The reason is simple: the competition from off-lease used cars with more equipment is fierce. Nevertheless, the standard level of equipment of these little guys is getting better every year. One more reason to buy these cheap new cars is that they are also safer and more efficient than ever. Let’s take a look at the cheapest cars you can buy new in America.
Nissan Versa S Sedan – $12,855
$12,855. That’s what the bare-bones Nissan Versa S sedan will set you back. For that price, the lowest for a brand new car in this country at the moment, you get 109 horsepower, a 5-speed manual, A/C, Bluetooth, traction and stability control with ABS … and not much else. You’ll crank your own windows and lock your own doors, too. Good luck finding one at this price. Read more