The Nissan Versa, the cheapest new car you can now buy in the United States, carries an MSRP price of $11,990 in its base trim. Many flock to the Versa simply because it’s the cheapest, but for that money, you can go back a couple of years and have a much bigger selection to choose from. Here’s 10 great used rides under $12k.
Thanks to its immense popularity with fleet sales, you can find a Chrysler 200 as recent as 2013 at bigtime savings over MSRP, making it an its platform mate the Dodge Avenger the top value choices if you are looking for a late-model used sedan with enough space for the family. The Chrysler 200 is a curious vehicle, a mix of luxurious features and some parts bin plasticky bits that don't fit so well, but it is much better than the Sebring it replaced, and is a perfectly fine choice for the daily commute.