Four-cylinder convertibles are the answer to at least a couple of prayers. If we’re looking for open-top fun, then it’s good for our cars not to be weighed down with heavy engines. We want them sprightly and sunny.
And if we’re looking at four-cylinder convertibles, then we’re probably also thinking of initial cost and gas bills down the road. Just because we’re having fun doesn’t mean we should pay through the nose for it. Many makers are bolting turbochargers to their four-cylinder engines, so we can enjoy excellent fuel economy but also call on power that’s comparable to a V6 when the occasion demands.
Here are 10 convertibles with four-cylinder engines, ranging from “cheap and cheerful” to “pricey but oh so alluring.” There should be something here to suit both the boulevard cruiser as well as the spirited driver.