Kelley Blue Book has assembled a new top ten list for budget-minded car buyers - the coolest vehicles under $18,000. (Drumroll...) And this year's coolest new vehicles under $18,000 are:
  • 2007 Toyota Yaris (pictured)
  • 2006 Scion xB
  • 2007 Dodge Caliber
  • 2006 Kia Sportage
  • 2006 Chevrolet HHR
  • 2006 Ford Fusion
  • 2006 Nissan Frontier King Cab
  • 2006 Mazda3
  • 2006 Honda Civic
  • 2006 Scion tC
In case you were wondering, the list is ranked from least- to most-expensive, with the Yaris' Blue Book value coming in at only $14,630. The Top Ten were selected based on price, design, style and performance. More info here.

[Source: KBB.com]