There are a few different ways of looking for the cheapest sports cars to own, starting with the purchase price. But as is the case with most vehicles, a low MSRP doesn’t guarantee low ownership costs; you also have to take into account things like insurance prices, dependability and fuel expenditures. All those extra costs can add up quickly if you’re not careful, which is why we carefully analyzed many of those characteristics and more to come up with 10 of the cheapest sports cars to own.
Because of our focus on lower costs, we did stay away from the higher end of the marketplace. Enthusiasts can be confident of one thing, though: We still found plenty of high-performance driving excitement even at bargain prices.