Honda Fit
Honda Fit

Getting your first new car and have a tight budget? Or do you just want the most out of your buck and still go for a brand new car?

Shopping for a new car can sometimes be stressful and overwhelming. Not only do you want to find the best car for your needs, you also need to consider how to finance your purchase. A new car will probably have significant impact on your finances.

It all starts with research.

The following list of the best new cars under $25,000 is compiled by Reports you can trust.

Prices include destination charges and features like anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, power windows, locks, and mirrors, automatic transmission, CD player, and cruise control.

Prices do not include special rebates or incentives, which can further reduce the cost.

Please note that prices may change over time.

Best new cars under $25,000

Make & model MSRP
Hyundai Accent GLS 16,320
Scion xD 16,900
Honda Fit (base) 16,915
Chevrolet Sonic LT (1.8) 17,455
Kia Rio EX (sedan) 17,545
Mazda2 Touring 17,845
Kia Soul Plus 18,475
Scion xB 18,612
Toyota Corolla LE 18,975
Hyundai Elantra GLS 19,220
Kia Forte EX (sedan) 19,525
Hyundai Veloster (base, manual) 20,475
Mini Cooper (base, man.) 20,650
Toyota Matrix S (base, 1.8) 20,910
Volkswagen Golf (2.5) 20,930
Chevrolet Cruze 1LT (1.4T) 21,030
Subaru Impreza Premium (sedan) 21,380
Nissan Juke SV (AWD) 22,280
Hyundai Sonata GLS (2.4) 22,495
Mazda6 i Sport (4-cyl.) 22,520
Mazda3 i Touring (Skyactiv) 22,745
Kia Optima LX (2.4) 22,775
Toyota Matrix S (2.4L) 23,210
Nissan Altima 2.5 S 23,280
Honda Civic Si (man.) 23,429
Toyota Camry LE (4-cyl.) 24,060
Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium 24,189
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE (AWD) 24,520
Mazda5 Grand Touring 24,820
Hyundai Tucson GLS 24,920