It seems these days that the tide is turning against heavier cars. The use of weight-saving materials and high technology are giving us some of the lightest cars in modern history, especially in the entry-level segment. It's not just sports cars and big SUVs employing high strength steel, aluminum, and recycled materials: a number of subcompact and compact hatchbacks and sedans are getting in on the act, too. Lightweight designs guarantee better fuel mileage than their heavier counterparts, and with efficiency such an important factor in the buying decisions of most Americans, this trend shows no signs of reversing.
Let's take a look at the 10 lightest cars for sale in 2015.