2. Chevrolet Spark LS: $12,995
Good value? Yes, definitely!
The Spark is a brand-new entry on this list, but boy, what a welcome addition! This mini-car features cheeky styling, bold paint colors, and a tiny-but-eager engine, and its $13 grand price tag includes air conditioning, power windows, alloy wheels, and a whopping ten airbags -- and for those who don't want to drive a stick-shift, an automatic transmission priced at a reasonable $925. The Spark's small size makes it easy to park and a lot of fun to thread through crowded city streets, but it also feels solid and stable out on the open road, though you'll feel some of the cost-cutting in the way the suspension crashes over bumps. Still, it's a very likeable car, one that epitomizes the concept of cheap-n-cheerful.
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