3. 2012 Hyundai Elantra
The Hyundai Elantra sets the bar high for bargain shoppers. Base models start at a competitive $15,345 and include one of the longest standard feature lists in the compact class. These features include keyless entry, heated mirrors, full power accessories, tilt steering wheel, height-adjustable steering wheel, six-speaker stereo, CD player, satellite radio, auxiliary input, USB interface and more. Wrap it up in an aggressive, fashion-forward package, and you've got an Elantra that is just begging to hang out in college campus parking lots. Gas mileage for the Elantra comes in at an impressive 29 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.
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