Some of the most inexpensive cars that are a hybrid or run on gasoline are the Toyota Prius, Hyundai Accent GS and the Toyota Yaris. Each of these cars sell for less than $25,000 as of 2015.
The Toyota Prius is a hybrid and has a starting MSRP of $24,200. It is one of the most fuel-efficient cars available and is good for the environment because it is a low emissions vehicle.
Starting at around $15,000, the Hyundai Accent GS gets around 37 miles per gallon the highway. Recently, the Hyundai corporation got rid of its sporty 3-door Accent, but the Accent now comes in a classic 4-door style.
The Toyota Yaris is a small car that drivers can purchase for around $17,000 or lease for around $150 per month. It gets 30 miles per gallon in the city and 36 on the highway and it a low emissions vehicle, so drivers will save money while helping the environment.
The Honda Fit is another inexpensive gasoline-powered car that gets 27 miles per gallon in the city and 33 on the highway. Prices on the Fit start at around $16,000 and attractive lease options are available from Honda.
Drivers who prefer American-made cars may like the inexpensive Chevy Spark, which gets up to 39 miles per gallon on the highway. The Spark basic model starts at around $14,000.