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6 Great New Cars Under $20K

Inexpensive 2014 Fiat 500 POPInexpensive 2014 Fiat 500 POP

There are only days left to shop for a great deal on a new car before 2013 comes to an end. Many experts say that this is the best time of year to buy a new auto as car dealers scramble to earn year-end bonuses and get their lots ready for the new year by moving inventory. With the average price of a new car running at just under $31,000 many people may feel that buying a new car is out of reach. Fortunately there are many new cars available with prices below $20,000 and the Automobile Club of Southern California has put together a list of 10 New Cars with Base Prices Below $17,000. Here are 6 of them:

Chevy Spark LS – With an MSRP of just $12,170 and 39 mpg highway, this is a very economical 4-door sedan.  The Spark has an impressive array of safety features and nice standard equipment including air conditioning, power steering and windows, and 4 speaker AM/FM radio.

Fiat 500 POPThe Fiat 500 POP starts at just $16,195. Fiat 50 POP models include Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, an auxiliary input, iPod controls, cruise control, a trip computer and power windows, locks and mirrors. Loads of customization options are available including interior and exterior accessories, striping packages and more and the 500 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick.

Ford Fiesta S - $14,000 buys a lot of car when it comes to the Ford Fiesta. Standard features include Air conditioning, an auxiliary input jack and 6.5-inch touchscreen are standard. Ford also offers upgraded materials and trims inside, as well as a wide range of textures and colors for a more premium, sporty feel throughout the cabin.

Honda Fit BaseAn MSRP of $15,425 makes this 5-door hatchback a good entry level vehicle choice for people looking for cargo space, fuel economy, and drivability. The base model includes air conditioning, keyless entry, cruise control, power windows, locks, and mirrors and a 160-watt sound system with a USB port and auxiliary input.

Kia Forte LXThe Kia Forte LX starts at $15,900 and is just one size down from the Optima. Standard features include air conditioning, power windows, power heated mirrors, and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls.

Kia Soul BaseThe Soul is considered a “small wagon” and at $14,700 the Soul offers great standard features including power windows and locks, heated mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity and a 6-speaker sound system with satellite radio compatibility, and USB and auxiliary inputs. The ride has been improved for 2014 and the back seat will comfortably fit adults.

All of these inexpensive models offer terrific fuel economy and great value for the purchase price. For the rest of the top 10 cars under $17,000 from AAA click here. To find the best year-end deal on a new auto let AutoBuying101.com match you up with local dealers to compare prices.