The Short List: Top 5 Most Fun Low-Horsepower Cars

Craig Cole
by Craig Cole
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Who says you need a TON of horsepower to have fun? Right, most people… But guess what? THEY’RE WRONG!!!

We’ll be the first to admit, tire-smoking, organ-bruising, nausea-inducing acceleration is HUGELY entertaining. But you don’t always need a supercharged, nitrous-huffing big-block to have a good time. Believe it or not, driving fun can be had with dramatically fewer ponies and here’s the proof. We’ve compiled a list of the Top 5 fun-to-drive affordable cars, all with a price cap of less than $30,000.

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This compilation includes a diversity of models from different manufacturers. We’ve got a hatchback or two, an unabashedly retro model and even some twins. What are these cars? Well, you’re going to have to watch to find out.

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Craig Cole
Craig Cole

Born and raised in metro Detroit, Craig was steeped in mechanics from childhood. He feels as much at home with a wrench or welding gun in his hand as he does behind the wheel or in front of a camera. Putting his Bachelor's Degree in Journalism to good use, he's always pumping out videos, reviews, and features for When the workday is over, he can be found out driving his fully restored 1936 Ford V8 sedan. Craig has covered the automotive industry full time for more than 10 years and is a member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).

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