Meet the Mazda3. Redesigned for 2014, the Mazda3 is arguably the best-looking and best-driving vehicle for under $20k. With plenty of awards notched into its headboard, the Mazda3 has been impressing everyone from the automotive media to the everyday commuter. The interior is sleek. The drive quality is arguably the best in its class (thanks in part to SKYACTIV Technology). It’s looks cannot be ignored. If you’re looking for an inexpensive first car that makes a huge statement, the Mazda3 is for you.
Base MSRP: $16,945