The Best Cars You Can Buy for Under $10,000! | WheelHouse

  • Published on Apr 15, 2019
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    If you’re looking for a fun car for not a ton of dough, this is the video for you. Join Nolan as he suggests a fun car for every budget, from the Mazda Miata, Honda Civic and way beyond! Every car in this video is a guaranteed fun-haver!

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  • Donut Media
    Donut Media  4 months ago +962

    So which of these cars are you thinking about picking up? I can't choose! Let me know.

    • Driver 327
      Driver 327 5 days ago

      Changer se

    • Udk but Ik
      Udk but Ik 5 days ago


    • Trajikasss
      Trajikasss 6 days ago

      mazda miata Best dont tell im wrong

    • SilentGoldEagle
      SilentGoldEagle 7 days ago

      New jersey ain't a city

    • Jtornmented 101
      Jtornmented 101 9 days ago

      Wait so should I be considered lucky for having an 02 lancer es that has 76 thousand miles and only paid 700 dollars for the car had nothing wrong with it either

    JUST NEJC 7 seconds ago

    Audi a4 v6 3.0 s-line quattro

  • Avery MG
    Avery MG 51 minute ago

    Where’s the 350z ?

  • 4SYF_Viper
    4SYF_Viper 2 hours ago

    Door handle??? 6:08

  • ïdigby 14
    ïdigby 14 4 hours ago

    Lol i found a 2001 nissan skyline gtr r34 for 9k and it has 60k kellomiters on it and it can go 180 mph so yay

  • Cameron_07wrx
    Cameron_07wrx 5 hours ago

    Bruh I found my 07 wrx limited w 146k, optioned out, and manual. For $4k and it was in near mint condition

  • Teh_Chop 2JZ
    Teh_Chop 2JZ 11 hours ago

    i would spend G35 or S2000

  • ZRaptr
    ZRaptr 11 hours ago

    A better amg car for 9k is a clk 55

  • ben friant
    ben friant 11 hours ago

    Honda Civic Wagon

  • Killerboss18 45
    Killerboss18 45 19 hours ago


  • MrMister1227
    MrMister1227 19 hours ago

    s2000 was the only car worth getting on this list

  • Ham The Enlisted
    Ham The Enlisted 20 hours ago

    My 02 acura rl runs like a beast. Got it for about 3000. Pro it's fast, comfortable, and reliable. Cons mileage and premium fuel, repairs are expensive for no reason.

  • IVIidnyte
    IVIidnyte 22 hours ago +2

    Subie gang 🤙🏼
    Wish mine cost under $10k lol 😂

  • RawburtPurez
    RawburtPurez 22 hours ago

    I literally spat beer out when the wig came on

  • Lockwood hunt
    Lockwood hunt Day ago

    V6 mustang

  • Rafael Gorelik
    Rafael Gorelik Day ago

    New jersey is not a city

  • Despacito Neighborino

    you can find 2008 Ford mustangs for less then 10000 bucks now

    • Ham The Enlisted
      Ham The Enlisted 20 hours ago

      Half the mustangs I see are in the emergency lane.

  • Lazy-Assed Wanderer

    My first car was damn near a g35 sedan that these people were selling for 5,000 and that bitch was fast and zippy and fun. I was so excited about and we got as far as agreeing to buy only for the family to back out because they realized they could get more for it. I was so bummed but I ended up with a newer car but I still have the itch to buy a g35

  • Jamie Roseman
    Jamie Roseman Day ago +1

    First Gen Acura TSX 6spd

  • Henry Slisz
    Henry Slisz Day ago

    Honda Prelude!!! They can be a sketchy one though, parts are expensive and not a whole lot of aftermarket support, but right about 5k or lower, super fun, great mpg, easy to fix... but can be a little pricey

  • Al Questbreach
    Al Questbreach Day ago

    99 Toyota Corolla you can get it for under $500 and spend the rest on cheap window tint and door handles

  • xScarsxRoses
    xScarsxRoses Day ago +1

    I love how the 240 driver just kept driving even after he lost his spring. I was laughing at that clip.

  • Kenneth Wilson
    Kenneth Wilson Day ago

    No camaro?

  • C Sack
    C Sack Day ago

    04 GTO easily found for under 10k. Picked up my 06 with 45k miles for 11.5k.

    • Clacking Computer
      Clacking Computer Day ago

      What makes the GTO worth that much? I feel like they're not a great bang for the buck simply because Pontiac cult is hardcore (GTP owner here lol)

  • Paris._.Rainbow6
    Paris._.Rainbow6 2 days ago

    You forgot the panther platform fords
    Specifically the Clown Victoria Police Impersonator
    Its got a OHC V8 and will jump railroad tracks at 50mph without so much as upsetting the alignment
    Not that i would ever own one but would be fun as hell to beat the shit out of one

  • Zedeye
    Zedeye 2 days ago

    my dad got a jeep for 2500 and it needed a lot of work but since he got it from his friend he got a good deal

  • Jeremy
    Jeremy 2 days ago

    g35 seems to be the go to civic upgrade in the bay area

  • James Langford
    James Langford 2 days ago


  • alexander lol no
    alexander lol no 2 days ago

    I'm getting depressed thinking that by the time I'm old enough to have a driving license and enough money electric cars will have taken over the market and petrol driven vehicles will most likely be outlawed and I won't get to experience all the fun and thrill people mention when talking about fun cars.

  • Veljko
    Veljko 2 days ago

    has to be >10k means more than 10k :)

  • deadlykevin7
    deadlykevin7 2 days ago

    I watched another one of your videos just to find you going for a honda cuz ur a honda boy disappointed

  • deadlykevin7
    deadlykevin7 2 days ago

    For the love of god do not get a mini cooper they are some of the top worst cars when it comes to reliability just like the mazda r-8 u wanna step into a world of hell and waste your money than be my guest but you have been warned

  • Rick M Jr
    Rick M Jr 2 days ago

    2015 Chevy Malibu 2.5L, even 2014, this engine is a ones are turbo charged, older ones have N/A engines in their lineup which in my opinion are better work horses for daily driving. I have one with 104,000 going strong....

  • genericdenizen1
    genericdenizen1 2 days ago

    What, no Mustang, and the GTI was barely mentioned as a runner up? Strange list.

  • Alex Lopez
    Alex Lopez 2 days ago

    After owning 2 s2000s... I will not be caught dead in a Miata... I cringe at the thought.

  • Radjzh Gaming
    Radjzh Gaming 2 days ago

    E39 540i 5-6k$, if you are as lucky as I am you can find one for less than 2k

  • Stop Motion Studio
    Stop Motion Studio 2 days ago


  • Baran MK6
    Baran MK6 2 days ago


  • ThatOneStone
    ThatOneStone 2 days ago

    I want to get a Miata so fucking bad but I’m 6’4 so that won’t happen ever

  • GM Guess
    GM Guess 2 days ago

    Gen 3 Camaro

  • Clayton Dial
    Clayton Dial 2 days ago +1

    Do the best daily drivers for car enthusiast 4 room for friends and gas friendly

  • David Torres
    David Torres 2 days ago

    B5 s4 with the 2.7 bi turbo under 10k and super fun

  • Fuqes
    Fuqes 3 days ago

    Bought a jeep as my first car for $5k. Little rough, but nothing crazy, and I've done any work (that could be performed with standard tools) in my driveway. Been 8 years and time to move on tho

    • Fuqes
      Fuqes 2 days ago

      @ErickBae I got roughly 15mpg as it's the 4cyl, so I could stretch a tank for about a week and a half with daily commutes. Highway driving I'd have to stop every 2-2.5 hours though.

    • ErickBae
      ErickBae 2 days ago

      Did it run out of gas quick?

  • The modern mongoloid

    1997-2001 prelude SI in manual with an H22
    2006-2010 SRT8 300/charger/magnum 420hp 6.1 hemi V8 brembos etc

  • Jonathan Rojas
    Jonathan Rojas 3 days ago

    Can’t go wrong with a g35 6mt

  • azorian 82
    azorian 82 3 days ago

    porsche 944

  • Hazled
    Hazled 3 days ago

    Bro emily g 35's boyfriend has a dope evo, anyone got hes number? #nohomo

  • Logan Malits
    Logan Malits 3 days ago

    Cobalt SS

  • Jeremy Mahan
    Jeremy Mahan 3 days ago

    you can get a G37x for under 10k

  • Nathan Smith
    Nathan Smith 3 days ago

    2002 Monte Carlo, Mitsubishi lancer

  • Liskouskaj Bandurske


  • Lane W
    Lane W 3 days ago

    Toyota Camry

  • Kowalski
    Kowalski 3 days ago

    Fuck yeah nashville

  • Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf 3 days ago

    A lot of bad car advice was given in this video

  • Leif Macleod
    Leif Macleod 4 days ago

    80s z31s are pretty cheap and TURBO. Need I say more?

  • Lyxess
    Lyxess 4 days ago

    S2k for $10k? cries in european.

  • Heroic Vandal
    Heroic Vandal 4 days ago +10

    Idk, I got a 2004 Mustang GT for $5500 and my brother got a 2002 Subaru WRX for $6000. If you want a good and cheap car, you just need to look for a while

    • Soviet TM
      Soviet TM Day ago

      I got a 2004 Ford lightning making 404whp for 8k

    • Jack Christian
      Jack Christian 2 days ago

      Heroic Vandal was it a sti?

  • Luke Shepherd
    Luke Shepherd 4 days ago

    what make and year civic is that?


    I would buy a bmw e36 m3😁😎

  • M
    M 4 days ago


  • Chris R
    Chris R 4 days ago

    What about the Mustang GT

    THEBOGARMA 4 days ago +1

    I bought a mazdaspeed 3 for 2700 great buy definitely a sleeper

    • Adam Hopchop
      Adam Hopchop 3 days ago

      Saw a lowered one the other day, looked real nice

  • Tomas Lopez
    Tomas Lopez 4 days ago

    Great video! I picked up my 08 g37s a week ago. It wasnt under 10k but almost there. I think i got lucky finding this car for under 11k with only 123k miles and in perfect i mean perfect condition.

  • Francesc Fàbregas
    Francesc Fàbregas 5 days ago

    No audi quattros?

  • Matthew Woolf
    Matthew Woolf 5 days ago +3

    An affordable car for me needs to be below $150 tbh

    • Name Name
      Name Name Day ago

      Buy a Yugo! It’s just a bit over the price range but it’ll be sure to last a lifetime!
      This is completely satire. Do not attempt to buy a Zastava Yugo 45 as your steering wheel will literally pop off

    • Matthew Woolf
      Matthew Woolf 2 days ago

      @On foenem grave alright bro

    • On foenem grave
      On foenem grave 2 days ago

      Matthew Woolf get a bike or a toy car

  • David Nguyen
    David Nguyen 5 days ago

    Bmw e46 330Xi.

  • David Nguyen
    David Nguyen 5 days ago

    Bmw e46

  • Joshyua98
    Joshyua98 5 days ago


  • Thesecondhander
    Thesecondhander 5 days ago

    I found a Miata for around 2500 (Missing the back plastic window). I will camber to around -3 and maybe get some decals

  • Beau Devillier
    Beau Devillier 5 days ago

    Just bought a eclipse with only 85k on it for 1600 clean title!!!!

    • K Stu
      K Stu 5 days ago

      Is it yellow? Lol jk

  • Oscar Espinoza
    Oscar Espinoza 5 days ago

    Hey you forgot Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 1st & 2nd gen

  • YuiNo
    YuiNo 5 days ago

    I hate the s2k, mainly because you could easily get a Miata or RX8 that's better in every department.

    • YuiNo
      YuiNo 5 days ago

      @K Stu That 1.3 has beaten the s2k on numerous tracks.

    • K Stu
      K Stu 5 days ago

      No way on the rotary 1.3l lol thats a joke of a motor.

  • august o hartung
    august o hartung 6 days ago +2

    These cars would be a good investment if you wanted to drive fast once and then have to pay thousands for repairs

  • Philip Hall
    Philip Hall 6 days ago

    Yo what is that tune at the miata section of the vid?

  • Joshua Nowak
    Joshua Nowak 6 days ago

    08-10 Cobalt SS