Let’s be honest with each other, what is stopping the majority of performance hungry drivers from buying a sports car? It is not the lack of convenience, nor concerns about higher fuel consumption of these cars, but rather the non-affordable price tags that come along with each additional horsepower.
In order to simplify your search for the lowest prices, we gathered this 2019 digest of the cheapest sports car models currently on sale with their detailed technical specifications, trims, performance upgrades and speeds.
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All of the vehicles featured in this #ATsportscars release:
Volkswagen Up! GTI: volkswagen.co.uk/new/up-pa/explore/gti
You might be confused by this city car entry in our lineup, but if we are talking about the most affordable performance oriented automobiles, then Up! GTI is definitely a model to consider.
Ford Fiesta ST: ford.com/cars/fiesta/models/fiesta-st/
The 2019 Ford Fiesta ST receives no major updates, featuring slight exterior changes and the same 1.6L EcoBoost powertrain. It is priced well below $30,000, and it can be leased out for $209/month with $3,086 due at signing.
Honda Civic Si Coupe: automobiles.honda.com/civic-si-coupe
The performance Super Injected modification of the Honda Civic was facelifted alongside the stand model and the outside design was primarily based on the concept presented a couple of years ago.
Chevrolet Camaro: chevrolet.com/performance/camaro-sports-car
The latest generation of Camaro saw the light in 2016 so this year’s modifications were limited to the facelifts across the whole lineup and some minor upgrades.
Mazda MX-5 Miata:mazdausa.com/vehicles/mx-5-miata
In 2019, Mazda decided not to change the looks of the fan-favorite MX-5 Miata model and instead focused on improving weight distribution, adding power, and enhancing performance. The car as a classic convertible with a soft top roof or a retractable fastback starting from $25,730 and $32,345.
Subaru BRZ: subaru.com/vehicles/brz/index.html
Subaru BRZ is definitely among the best options for a sports car fan on a budget. The 2.0L flat four boxer engine outputs 205 horsepower when coupled with a manual 6-speed transmission.
Fiat 124 Spider: fiatusa.com/spider.html
Unlike the model it is based on, Mazda Miata, the 2019 Fiat 124 is not getting significant upgrades. It still gets the juice from a turbocharged 1.4-liter inline-four with 160-hp as before, coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission.
Ford Mustang: ford.com/cars/mustang/models
The Ford Mustang gets four trims, among which the most affordable one is the Ecoboost, with standard LED lights and 2.3L 4-cyl engine.
Dodge Challenger: dodge.com/2019/challenger.html
In the 2019 model year, the Dodge Challenger is available in 6 modifications, from the most modest SXT to the performance-enhanced SRT Hellcat Redeye. While it is still priced south of $30,000, the base version of this year’s Challenger sports a 3.6L V6 with 305 horsepower, an 8-speed automatic gearbox and a RWD.
Hyundai Veloster Turbo R Spec: hyundaiusa.com/2019-veloster/index.aspx
The new generation of Veloster has submitted a strong resume to be accepted into the family of hot hatchbacks in 2019.