Cool cars that won't break the bank

Cool doesn’t have to cost you a fortune when it comes to what you drive.

Vehicle valuation service Kelley Blue Book recently decided which value-priced vehicles offer the most in the way of cool for its 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 list.

But what makes a vehicle “cool”? While admitting that the “cool factor” itself is highly subjective, KBB defines it as fun-to-drive and fun-to-own.

So, which vehicles make the grade?

Right at the top is the Mazda 3, which tops the list for the second year running. There’s no denying that this car offers an outrageous amount of “fun to drive” for the price.

Even the bottom of the list offers fun and appealing style, with the Chevrolet Sonic. KBB says that this small car is surprisingly comfortable while retaining its sporty character – all while getting great gas mileage. See the full list here.

Don’t worry if you don’t find something you like on that list, either. As we all know, cool is in the mind of the beholder, and driver.

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