The expert editors from Kelley Blue Book's website have just named the 2013 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000.
While many inexpensive cars are decidedly uncool, the world's auto
manufacturers are putting more personality and distinction into their
lower-priced offerings. Not only have small cars never looked so good,
but they also have never been more filled with cool content.
Two criteria - fun-to-drive and fun-to-own - are critical among the
deciding factors of what the editors freely admit is a very subjective
"cool factor," the over-arching number-one criterion for a vehicle to
place on this list. Each vehicle is available for purchase at $18,000 or
- Hyundai Veloster
- Ford Focus
- Kia Soul
- Honda Fit
- Dodge Dart
- Mazda MAZDA3
- FIAT 500
- Volkswagon Jetta
- Honda Civic
- Chevrolet Spark
See the reasoning behind the rankings.