These are the 9 best sporty and fun cars you can buy for less than $35,000
- On average, cars are getting more and more expensive.
- The average price of a new car now exceeds $35,000, as US buyers tend to spend record amounts on new cars and trucks.
- But if you're looking for a fun sports car, you can find a few for less than that.
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Cars keep getting more expensive, to the point that the average price of a new car now exceeds $35,000. This has largely to do with the tendency of US buyers to spend "a record amount of money, on average" to buy new cars and trucks.But cheap fun can be had for under the round figure of $35,000, even if the average car can't be. You don't have to wreck your finances just smile behind the wheel.
Expensive cars are a problem, according to CNBC, because despite the steady increase in average new car prices, American salaries haven't risen proportionately. From the story:In the last 40 years, wages for American workers have hardly risen, according to the Pew Research Center. But in the past few years, automobile prices and interest rates have increased rapidly. This discrepancy has made it difficult for many Americans to afford cars, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Which is why we currently find ourselves in the US subprime auto loan crisis.But if you're looking for something sporty to drive, this doesn't have to be you. If you want fun but you're also not looking to sell a kidney in order to get it, here are some of the most fun new cars you can buy for under $35,000.