The hybrid CR-Z retails for $23,490, and comes with a 1.5L inline-four and an electric motor that combine to produce peak power of 122-hp and 128 lb.-ft. of torque when attached to a six-speed manual.
Borrowing its profile from the beloved CRX coupe sold in the 1980s and '90s, the two-seat CR-Z won't win any drag races, but it does offer affordable and fuel-efficient transportation with a sporty attitude.
The $23,950 MINI Cooper comes with a 1.6L inline-four with 121-hp and 114 lb.-ft. of torque, or a turbocharged version with either 181-hp and 177 lb-ft of torque, or 208-hp and 192 lb.-ft. of torque.
For the longest time, we've been limited to just the MINI Cooper and its convertible version. Now there's a coupe and a roadster, as well as the Clubman and Countryman models.
Starting at $20,940, the tC is powered by a 2.5L inline-four with 180-hp and 173 lb.-ft. of torque, and equipped with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
The five-door xB gets the most attention, but the tC has done its fair share over the past decade, accounting for a significant portion of Scion's sales.
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