8 Cool Cars Under $20k

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The compact Mazda3 is all kinds of cool thanks to a zippy engine and overall fun-to-drive persona. In a stagnant, dull segment, the Mazda3 differentiates itself with a combination of power, handling, and fantastic fuel economy. The more powerful, 184-horesepower 4-cylinder engine in the s Touring and s Grand Touring trims is incredibly fun and the coolest selection for those who really want to have fun. Otherwise, the zippy Mazda3 brings attractive looks as both a sedan and hatchback. We rank the Mazda3 No. 1 in Hatchbacks and No. 2 overall in our Compact Car list. 

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