Top 10 Least Expensive Vehicles for 2003

From Edmunds.com

Are you desperate for a brand-new fully warranted vehicle that doesn't leak oil or smell like a previous owner's dog? These are the 10 cheapest vehicles on the new car market today based on MSRP plus destination. Bear in mind that not all of these vehicles will be enjoyable to drive at the base level; it may be hard to find stripped versions on dealership lots; and some models will leave you more room to negotiate than others (check out the True Market Value® for your region before going to the dealer).

  1. Kia Rio, $9,995
  2. Hyundai Accent, $10,524
  3. Toyota Echo, $10,590
  4. Kia Spectra, $11,995
    Saturn Ion, $11,995
  5. Toyota Tacoma, $12,610
  6. Nissan Sentra, $12,639
  7. Honda Civic, $13,270
  8. Ford Focus, $13,310
  9. Hyundai Elantra, $13,424
  10. Dodge Neon, $13,480

— Based on 2003 Manufacturer Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) including destination charge.

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