Celebrity Cars You Can Afford
Celebrities make a hobby of flaunting the newest, flashiest and most disgustingly expensive supercars. Outside of car magazines, names like Maybach, Bentley and Lamborghini are seldom heard -- unless they're in a sentence with the words "Paris" and "Hilton." But that doesn't mean you can't own one of your favorite celeb's rides. Check out our list of cars priced from $17-50K and driven by what are undoubtedly some of the more down-to-earth superstars.
Ford F-150: #4 in Full Size Pickup Trucks
MSRP: $17,900 - $40,205 || Get a Quote
The F-150 is an American favorite. In fact, until the Civic overtook it in May, it had been the top-selling vehicle in the United States since 2005. So it's no surprise that the hefty pickup's large fan base has a few celebs including Disney Channel kid-turned action hero Shia Labeouf.
Dodge Charger: #5 in Affordable Large Cars
MSRP: $21,820 - $36,625 || Get a Quote
Dodge got plenty of media attention after its Charger throwback's auto show debut in 2005. But the most hype to date centers around a buyer who insisted he get to drive the very first Charger -- rapper 50 Cent. Dodge was more than happy to oblige. The result is a limited production run of the 2008 "DUB Edition" Dodge Charger SXT.
MINI Cooper: #8 in Affordable Small Cars
MSRP: $21,950 - $25,400 || Get a Quote
With its nearly 50 years of history, the MINI Cooper has always had a place in popular culture. Now there's also a place for the cute car in Hollywood driveways. the Cooper is best known as a member of Britney Spears' fleet of accident-prone vehicles. In 2006, she was photographed driving with her young son's infant seat facing the wrong way.
Chrysler 300: #2 in Affordable Large Cars
MSRP: $24,625 - $41,905 || Get a Quote
Superstar rides are one thing, but what do superheroes drive? Well, inreal life, they're not exactly sporting Batmobiles. According to Motor Trend, TV's original Batman himself (Adam West) gets around in affordable style -- with a Chrysler 300C (he calls it a "mini Bentley, but for a third of the price").
Cadillac Escalade: #1 in Luxury Midsize SUVs
MSRP: $54,890 - $60,990 || Get a Quote
Thanks to celebs wanting a dark place to hide from the paparazzi, one of the flashiest cars on the market isn't an exotic roadster -- it's the stylin' Cadillac Escalade. L.A.Galaxy star David Beckham and wife Victoria (formerly Posh Spice) cart their brood in an Escalade. In fact, Beckham got a ticket for a minor offense while driving the SUV in April.