Best new cars for under $25,000

Consumer Reports Staff
April 5, 2013


If you’re keeping one eye on our Ratings and the other on your budget, then this list can help. You don’t need to spend a fortune to get a good, reliable, safe vehicle and many models can be bought for under $25,000.  Each model here is a good all-around choice that meets our requirements for being recommended.

The price includes typical options and an automatic transmission, unless a manual is indicated. Prices do not reflect rebates or incentives, which can further reduce the cost.Listed in alphabetical order.

Less than $20,000


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