Top five cars that look good but won't break the bank


by Tami Hoey

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 1:39 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 25 at 4:01 PM

PHOENIX -- So you want to buy a nice-looking car, but you don't want to spend a fortune. Turns out, there are cars you can buy that look stylish, offer a sweet ride, but won't break the bank.

"You don't have to spend a lot of money to buy a good-looking car," says AAA's Jim Prueter. "People don't want to drive a car that's frumpy looking. So we picked five that could be pretty cool without spending a lot of money."

1. Scion TC
Priced at $19,995, loaded with features, excellent safety ratings and fuel economy

2. Jeep Wrangler
Priced at $22,295, all-American shape, iconic, most capable off-road vehicle

3. Hyundai Veloster
Priced at $17,600, distinctive look, fun colors, great fuel economy, 100,000-mile warranty

4. Mustang
Priced at $22,000, V6 engine, 305 horsepower, best-equipped for the price

5. Camaro
Priced at $23,345, good handling and fuel economy, highest possible 5 star crash test rating