8 Best Sports Cars for the Money in 2019

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Here’s Our Ranking of the Best Sports Cars for the Money

Making the decision to purchase a new sports car is not easy. It’s a big investment, and likely something you’ll keep for a period of time. For this reason, it’s important to assure that you’re getting the best overall combination of quality and value.

An inexpensive sports car is not the best choice if it doesn’t provide the quality you expect. On the other hand, paying too much for sports car simply because it’s highly rated is not necessarily a good decision either. The goal is to find a vehicle that satisfies your expectations and suits your budget. In order to make this happen, you need to compare each sports car’s feature set, safety scores, reliability ratings, average transaction prices, and overall costs of ownership.

Our U.S. News Best Cars for the Money methodology is here to help you make an educated buying decision. We rank vehicles in each class based on their overall combination of quality and value. A vehicle’s quality measurement comes from U.S. News overall scores from our rankings, which factor in expert reviews from the automotive press, as well as safety and reliability data. To determine a car’s value, we look to TrueCar average transaction prices and Vincentric five-year total cost of ownership data.

Read through the following slides to learn how these sports cars compare in terms of their overall combination of quality and value.

Remember that we update our scores on a regular basis as new expert reviews and data become available, so the scores in this article may not match the scores in our rankings.

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