If you are trying to save cash to pay off your college tuition or buy a new house, but you still need a car, then this article is for you. We have picked 5 cheap cars that are currently available in the market, and they are priced around the $15,000 range.
These cheap cars are functional and will offer you a smooth ride around the city.
2017 Suzuki Celerio
The Celerio price starts from $13,990, it's a small feature car. Four passengers can sit comfortably in this car. You get 254 L luggage space to carry your belongings. It has a 1.0 L engine that generates power of 50 kw@6000 rpm. The fuel economy on the Celerio is 4.7l/100km. This car has a five-speed manual transmission, and it is an FWD. The Celerio is also available with an automatic continuously variable transmission. It has a four-star ANCAP rating and comes with many safety features such as the six airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Suzuki’s Total Effective Control Technology, ABS, BA and EBD.
2017 Kia Picanto
This car due to its price falls into the cheap cars segment, but the build quality on this one is good. It has 44% advanced high-strength steel in the frame and on the outside has a sporty and bold design with ‘Schreyer’ grille. You get Bluetooth, AUX and USB connectivity, Android Auto and AppleCarplay, cruise control. You can choose between five-speed manual and four-speed automatic transmission. You get a 1.25 litre 4 cylinder engine with 62kW of power and a fuel economy of 5l/100km.It has a five-star safety rating. This cheap car can easily carry five passengers. The 2017 Kia Picanto starts from $ 14,190.
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage
We love that the starting price of mirage begins from $12,995. There are three variants the ES, SE and GT. Mirage ES is the most budget friendly option under the $15,000 mark. It comes with a 1.2 L engine, and you can choose between 5-speed manual transmission or Continuously Variable Transmission. It has seven airbags, ABS, Hill Start Assist, Brake Assist, and EBD. The fuel economy of mirage is 5.8l/100km.
2017 Holden Spark
Holden Spark is a small bundle of joy. The two available models are the LS and LT. The LT version has more features than the LS. In Holden Spark, you get a 7-inch touchscreen display which supports Google Maps, Apple Maps, rear view camera, Android Auto and AppleCarplay. You also get a passive entry, and push-button start feature in the LT. The Holden Spark has a five-star safety rating. You can choose between the automatic transmission or manual transmission. The fuel economy of this car is 5.8l/100km.The Holden Spark pricing starts from $13,990.
2017 Mazda 2 Neo
The Mazda 2 Neo hatch is a small car with a starting price of $14,990. You get a1.5 L petrol engine with maximum power of 79 kW.You can select between manual and auto transmission. The fuel economy of this car is5.4l/100km. It has a five-star safety rating and also comes with rear parking sensors. The smart city brake support (Forward) is a feature that's available in Neo.You get an active drive display on Genki and GT variants. The i-stop feature which saves your fuel on the halting can be found on Maxx, Genki and GT. If you are not looking for cheap cars and your budget is stretchable, then you can explore the other Mazda 2 variants.
Let us know which you picked or if you have other alternatives!