Jul 30, 2018  We Rank the Cheapest New Cars on the Market. It might seem impossible to find a brandnew car for usedcar money, but it can be done. These cars tend to be subcompact cars with frontwheel drive and basic features, but theyre generally pretty safe and get decent gas mileage. Theyre the ideal cars for commuting across town on surface streets and maneuvering into a tight parking space.