1. Scion xB
Topping the list of most reliable cars under $25,000 is the Scion xB. While its funky shape is no longer so unorthodox with other models such as the Kia Soul on the market, the xB still remains a popular choice among shoppers looking for a competitively priced vehicle with plenty of space. The Scion xB is powered by a 2.4-liter engine with 158 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque while getting 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. The manual transmission-equipped model starts at $17,725 while the automatic xB is priced from $18,675. Best of all though, you’re getting the most reliable car available for under $25,000.