6. Honda Civic EX
For decades, the popular Honda Civic has been known for its affordability and reliability and the most recently model is no different. Though its styling has been a bit controversial, the automaker has acted quickly on giving it tweaks to make it more attractive in today’s marketplace. Coming standard is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder powerplant with 140 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque that gets a respectable 28 mpg city, 36 mpg highway rating with a five-speed manual. The Civic LX sedan starts at just $18,985 making it no surprise why there’s so many on the road today.