When you’re looking for the best possible sports car, there’s a lot to consider. Are you looking for lithe agility or brute-force acceleration? Do you want a cozy driver-focused cabin or enough space for everyone? And, before you get to any of the other questions, what’s your budget?
In today’s roundup of 10 budget sports cars, we haven’t focused only on cars for a low budget. (If that’s what you’ve come for, we suggest you read 10 Cheap Sports Cars.) The 10 cars we feature here deliver driving fun at a variety of price points, whether you’re looking to spend under $25,000 or just need to keep things somewhere in the five figures. For the purposes of this list, we’ve defined sports cars as vehicles that are designed to prioritize driving pleasure, and we’ve sorted them by base price.