Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

6 of 8
BACKNEXT
Ford Focus
Price: $15,520 - $18,265
Mileage: 35 mpg Hwy, 24 mpg City

The Focus is a decent little compact car. It's not particularly fun to drive, but it is as dependable as any car out there, thanks to Ford's successful push to improve quality in all its vehicles. (A new two-door version offers sportier performance, Ford promises.)

The Focus also offers some very interesting optional features you won't find on any other inexpensive small car. Lighted cupholders are great, and here's the bonus: With the press of a button you can change the color of the cupholder lights to suit your ever-changing moods and beverage choices.

You can also hook up your MP3 player, memory stick or Bluetooth cell phone through Ford's Sync system and play music using easy voice commands.

NEXT: Suzuki SX4

Last updated March 16 2009: 8:39 AM ET
Find Your Next Car
More Galleries
14 gifts gamers would actually want Whether you're shopping for a Pokémon GO fan or someone who owns every console ever made, we've got holiday shopping recommendations to suit everyone from beginners to the most discerning gamer. More
14 coolest toys for the holiday season Our list of must-have toys includes a self-hatching interactive pet, a coding toy for toddlers and a high-tech Barbie Dreamhouse. More
The 10 most expensive colleges this year The 10 most expensive colleges in the U.S. charge more than $66,000 for tuition, fees, room and board for the 2016-2017 school year. More

Special Offer