Right now it’s a buyers’ market in the auto industry . . . well that depends. It depends on what kind of car you’re looking for and how much you’re willing to spend. When you purchase a car you have to think in terms of how much it’s going to cost you to drive the vehicle, not just the sticker price, and that means factoring in fuel costs, warranty options, and insurance premiums. Here’s a list of the top ten most affordable news cars – the list takes all factors into consideration to give you the best price, for the best vehicle, over the course of a year.

10The Honda Fit LX

MSRP: $17,425

This zippy little ride is only going to set you back about $850 annually in fuel, that’s because it gets around 41mpg on the highway. It’s also got a new trim and a CVT transmission and 130hp, which is not bad for a car that’s this light. It’s not the cheapest on the list, but it’s one of the roomiest and has some unique style and character.

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