5 Best Used 4-Cylinder Sports Cars Under $5,000

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 - Cars Under 5000

4 cylinder sports cars are one of the most popular specifications when you consider buying vehicles. Sadly, today sport cars especially the new and the latest one won’t fit your budget, so you need to consider having used sports cars less than $5,000. Below we get some list of five used 4 cylinder sport cars that worth it to be considered.

Best Four Cylinder Sports Cars

1. 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 ($2,954)

1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230; 4 Cylinder Sports Cars

First sport car in our list is SLK-Class from Mercedes Benz with its 4 cylinder engine and 2.3 liter that produces 185 horsepower, needless to say that this car also paired with both 5-manual and automatic transmission which buyers can choose. You can try to find the one that less than $5,000 since this car offered start around 2,900 Dollars, but the prices are possible to be higher. In addition, MPG estimation is up to 22 in city, 30 in highway. Even though this is a 90s model, but it still very recommended as one of the top 4 cylinder sports cars.

2. 2003 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T ($3,235)

2003 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T

Its 1.8 liter I-4 engine produces up to 180 horsepower and 173 pounds-feet of torque. For the hatchback model, the car got leather wrapped steering wheel and leather-covered gearshift knob and handbrake lever. The GTI is supported by sport suspension, dual tailpipes, fog lights, darkened taillight lenses, and so on. Inside, the cabin can hold up to 4 passengers, even though the seating arrangements made for five people. As one of 4 cylinder sport cars, it has nice MPG for 23–24 in city / 30–31 in highway.

3. 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS ($2,157)

2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

Japanese automaker surely known well for its four clynder sports cars product and Mitsubishi Eclipse is just one of them. Starting price is at $2,157 and this vehicle offered 2.4 liter I-4 engine which can deliver more than 140 horsepower and its MPG estimation is 23/31 in city and highway. This is a 2-door car with great exterior design and comfortable interior features.

4. 1998 Volkswagen Jetta ($2,995)

1998 Volkswagen Jetta

There are two different engines offered for Jetta buyers: the first one is 2.0 liter which produce 115 horsepower and last comes from 1.9 liter I-4 (diesel) with 90 hp as the drive-train. Actually, there still 2.8 liter V6 engine that can deliver more power, but it is supported by 6-cylinder and thus cannot be included in the list. But, overall MPG estimation is 15.8 to 33.1 in city and 20.8 to 40.6 in highway.

5. 1997 Mitsubishi Lancer ($3,000)

1997 Mitsubishi Lancer

This is a cool Japanese sport car and you may find the one in a good condition and shape around $3,000 or even less than that. This car runs with 1.5 liter 4 cylinder engine with 5-speed manual transmission. MPG estimation is 28 in city and 36 in highway, this is the car that you should consider when you want to have cheap sport car, but good design.

You can start to search for these 5 best 4-cylinder sports cars at your local dealers and do not hesitate to ask more information regarding the vehicles.