The 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 From KBB

10 coolest cars under 18,000

The 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 list is here! Hand-selected by the expert editors at Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry.

The redesigned Mazda3 is No. 1 once again for 2015, and it notably has been featured on’s annual affordable “cool cars” list every year of the vehicle’s 12-year existence.

“This year’s list of budget-smart cool cars includes a repeat winner, an all-new Jeep and a few cars that have been completely redesigned for 2015. All of them are fun, stylish and versatile to varying degrees, and each and every one is enticingly affordable,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book’s “Still riding high on the strength of a well-received redesign for 2014, the 2015 Mazda3, which could be called the reigning king of the Coolest Cars Under $18,000, claims its spot at the top of our annual list for the second year in a row.”

2015 Model-Year Vehicle
1 Mazda3
2 Volkswagen Golf
3 Kia Soul
4 Jeep Renegade
5 Honda Civic Coupe
6 Ford Fiesta
7 Honda Fit
8 Chevrolet Sonic
9 Subaru Impreza


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