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If you’re looking for a practical means of transportation that can zip in and out of traffic in addition to tight parking spots, a hatchback is what you need. Fortunately, plenty of hatchbacks have come and gone throughout the years, making them widely accessible in the used market. Here are five of the cheapest used hatchback models that you can currently find for less than $10,000.

1. 2012 Honda Fit

2009 Honda Fit
2009 Honda Fit | Honda

The 2012 Honda Fit is fun to drive, delivers great fuel efficiency, and has many cargo-hauling solutions. Its small 1.5-liter engine can average around 30 mpg while providing a zippy driving experience despite its low 117-hp rating. Additionally, the Fit has a “magic seat,” which means that its rear seat can flip and fold to provide different cargo-carrying configurations in addition to up to 57 cubic feet of space. In today’s market, you should be able to find a 2012 Honda Fit selling for around $8,000 to $10,000.

2. 2009 Audi A3

2009 Audi A3 in silver
2009 Audi A3 | Getty Images

According to U.S. News, “the 2009 Audi A3 is a sleek-looking hatchback with a well-made cabin and sports car-like performance.” Diving into the A3’s specs, those accolades are easy to see. The base A3 is available with a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine that pumps out 200 hp, but a 320-hp V6 was also available. Additionally, the A3 was available with a leather interior, a premium Bose 10-speaker audio system, and dual-zone climate control. All of which matched well with its premium-feeling and spacious interior.

3. 2009 Scion xB

A silver Scion xB driving
Scion xB | Getty Images

Do you remember the Scion brand? It was a uniquely youth-oriented brand made by Toyota that offered cars like the xB. The Scion xB was a smallish hatchback that was big on value and space but had polarizing looks. Aesthetics aside, there was no denying the xB’s good build quality, which included a spacious, well-crafted interior and a peppy four-cylinder engine. It’s hard to beat Toyota’s quality at a super low price, as many Scion xBs are selling for much less than $10,000 today.

4. 2014 Kia Soul

2014 Kia Soul
2014 Kia Soul | Getty Images

Speaking of unique cars with a lot of personality, the 2014 Kia Soul has all of that and more. The Soul is a family-friendly hatchback with many fun features like light-up speaker grilles and color-changing ambient lighting. Under its hood is a 130-hp 1.6-liter engine that critics consider slow, so we suggest finding one with the larger 164-hp, 2.0-liter engine. Whichever engine you choose, though, you’ll still be treated to plenty of room and convenience features when choosing a Kia Soul.

5. 2012 Mazda3

2012 Mazda3
2012 Mazda3 | Getty Images

The 2012 Mazda3 offers an engaging driving experience in addition to a lot of practicality and a well-refined interior. The Mazda3 came with an eager SkyActiv engine that provided plenty of pep when driving around town in addition to up to 40 mpg on the highway. The Mazda3 hatchback also had lots of room for up to five passengers and all of their stuff. If you’re looking for a practical ride with plenty of driving fun, the Mazda3 hatchback is the way to go.

Five used hatchbacks for less than $10,000

If you need a practical set of wheels to get around town, a hatchback is a great choice. Any of these five examples will give you the practicality you’re looking for in the form of plenty of cargo and passenger room, in addition to a lot of driving fun. Best of all, you can find any of them for less than $10,000 in today’s market.