20 new cars you can buy in 2017 for under $17,000

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Looking for a new car, but don't want to break the bank? Despite what many may think, there are quite a few options available for those budget-conscious individuals who still want to indulge in the latest models.

Note: Prices reflect only the base model; additional features may add additional costs.

Chevrolet Cruze

Price: $16,975 MPG: 30 city / 40 highway
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Price: $16,975

MPG: 30 city / 40 highway

Horsepower: 153 hp

Chevrolet Sonic

Price: $15,145 MPG: 28 city / 38 highway
(Credit: Saud Al-Olayan via Flickr (CC BY-SA) )

Price: $15,145

MPG: 28 city / 38 highway

Horsepower: 138 hp

Chevrolet Spark

Price: $13,000 MPG: 30 city / 38 highway
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Price: $13,000

MPG: 30 city / 38 highway

Horsepower: 98 hp

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Dodge Dart

Price: $16,975 MPG: 27 city / 38 highway
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Price: $16,975

MPG: 27 city / 38 highway

Horsepower: 160 hp

Note: The Dodge Dart was discontinued in 2016, although new 2016 models are still available.

Fiat 500

Price: $14,995 MPG: 31 city / 38 highway
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Price: $14,995

MPG: 31 city / 38 highway

Horsepower: 97 hp

Ford FIesta

Price: $13,660 MPG: 27 city / 37 highway
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Price: $13,660

MPG: 27 city / 37 highway

Horsepower: 112 hp

Ford Focus

Price: $16,775 MPG: 30 city / 40 highway
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Price: $16,775

MPG: 30 city / 40 highway

Horsepower: 160 hp

Honda Fit

Price: $15,990 MPG: 33 city / 40 highway
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Price: $15,990

MPG: 33 city / 40 highway

Horsepower: 130 hp

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Hyundai Accent

Price: $14,475 MPG: 27 city / 37 highway
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Price: $14,475

MPG: 27 city / 37 highway

Horsepower: 137 hp

Hyundai Elantra

Price: $17,150 MPG: 32 city / 40 highway
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Price: $17,150

MPG: 32 city / 40 highway

Horsepower: 128 to 201 hp

Kia Forte

Price: $16,490 MPG: 29 city / 38 highway
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Price: $16,490

MPG: 29 city / 38 highway

Horsepower: 145 hp

Kia Rio

Price: $14,165 MPG: 27 city / 36 highway
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Price: $14,165

MPG: 27 city / 36 highway

Horsepower: 138 hp

Kia Rio 5-door

Price: $15,495 MPG: 27 city / 36 highway
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Price: $15,495

MPG: 27 city / 36 highway

Horsepower: 138 hp

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Mitsubishi Mirage

Price: $12,995 MPG: 37 city / 43 highway
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Price: $12,995

MPG: 37 city / 43 highway

Horsepower: 78 hp

Mitsubishi Mirage G4

Price: $13,995 MPG: 35 city / 42 highway
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Price: $13,995

MPG: 35 city / 42 highway

Horsepower: 78 hp

Nissan Sentra

Price: $16,990 MPG: 29 city / 37 highway
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Price: $16,990

MPG: 29 city / 37 highway

Horsepower: 130 hp

Nissan Versa

Price: $11,990 MPG: 31 city / 39 highway
(Credit: AFP Getty Images / Yasuyoshi Chiba)

Price: $11,990

MPG: 31 city / 39 highway

Horsepower: 109 hp

Nissan Versa Note

Price: $15,480 MPG: 31 city / 39 highway
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Price: $15,480

MPG: 31 city / 39 highway

Horsepower: 109 hp

Toyota Yaris

Price: $15,250 MPG: 30 city / 36 highway
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Price: $15,250

MPG: 30 city / 36 highway

Horsepower: 106 hp

Toyota Yaris iA

Price: $15,950 MPG: 32 city / 40 highway
(Credit: Milton Ruben Superstore via Flickr (CC BY-SA) )

Price: $15,950

MPG: 32 city / 40 highway

Horsepower: 106 hp

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