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  2 months ago +801

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

    • Misael Mejia
      Misael Mejia Hour ago

      Acura cl type S

    • Kody Grabowski
      Kody Grabowski 7 days ago +1

      If i can scrounge up 1000 bucks i want to buy back a car i should have never gotten rid of ......1987 volkswagen jetta diesel.......with a tow hitch xD

    • Su Goi
      Su Goi 8 days ago

      @Emir Trump el-Amriki HAHA NICE!

    • Ethan Obenauer
      Ethan Obenauer 8 days ago

      Will North The only Mustang’s you’ll find in this price range are either the 4.0 6-cylinder which will be driven the shit out of, or a early to mid-2000’s 4.6 that’s been also driven driven to shit. There may be a very rare decent deal in there, but he said at the beginning, he was trying to find cars commonly available at that price and commonly a good deal.

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    ::: Hour ago +1

    Audi a4's

  • Misael Mejia
    Misael Mejia Hour ago

    2003 acura cl type S

  • ahmed mohsen
    ahmed mohsen 5 hours ago

    Subrcibed after this video

  • Marty Mone
    Marty Mone 5 hours ago

    audi a4 2009 1.8t. good for the price looks agresive and nice interior

  • Daniel Blaniel
    Daniel Blaniel 5 hours ago

    Honda prelude is underrated

  • Daniel Taylor
    Daniel Taylor 6 hours ago

    5.7 ls1

  • Daniel Taylor
    Daniel Taylor 6 hours ago


  • Breckon Carter
    Breckon Carter 7 hours ago

    I got my charger for 8200. 07 sublime 120k miles

  • Angel Dejesus
    Angel Dejesus 8 hours ago +1

    350z better turns better 😊

  • Jeremy Searcy
    Jeremy Searcy 11 hours ago

    Any ls400

  • Alexander Alldredge
    Alexander Alldredge 11 hours ago

    G35 coupe...that's all.

  • DJ 12
    DJ 12 12 hours ago +1

    U didn't say anything about Nissan 350z and Mazda RX8 those're really cheap Nissan 350z price 5000-3000€ Mazda RX8 price 5000-3000€.

  • Jason M
    Jason M 12 hours ago

    Personally I think subarus are overrated, I am a car dealer and subaru buyers are obsessed with the timing belt. And if you have to change it every 60k or whatever, then other than AWD, what is so great about it? just my personal opinion. I myself think the mazda 3 is fun, reliable, and the best bang for your buck well done video

  • JK Jadd
    JK Jadd 13 hours ago

    BMW m3 1995

  • carter8352
    carter8352 15 hours ago

    4th gen camaro z28?

  • Martin Boehmer
    Martin Boehmer 15 hours ago

    I just picked up a 2005 Saab 9-2x Aero for $4,000. around 185,000 miles but all maintenance records came with the car.

  • Mathias Martel
    Mathias Martel 16 hours ago

    Ok so where is the 2006-2010 Dodge Charger with a 3.5 v6?
    You can get a good one for 5K

  • XxDDL2008xX Cool
    XxDDL2008xX Cool 16 hours ago

    My dad owns a 2014 Fusion and we smoked a S 2000

  • S_for_Short
    S_for_Short 17 hours ago

    What about old doges or mustangs, especially 90s mustangs?

    INFERNOCAT 20 hours ago

    what about a Mitsubishi Evo 6. It has style, still off-road/road car...

    idk its my opinion

  • Christopher Wah
    Christopher Wah 21 hour ago

    Four different cities
    1. LA, California
    2. Denver, CO
    3. Nashville, TN
    4. New Jersey, ?

  • Nicholas Chen
    Nicholas Chen 22 hours ago

    At my country , Old S2000 goes for $25,000 USD + , even if it's got high mileage .

  • Korean Wannabe
    Korean Wannabe Day ago

    This vid didn't help me...cuz every shit in Singapore is expensive as f*ck.

  • Edited Gaming
    Edited Gaming Day ago

    Where’s the Mazda RX-8

  • anthony west
    anthony west Day ago

    I got a 2008 bmw 335i coupe with 93k miles for 8500
    At 100k now running like a beaut just replaced vanos, spark plugs, coils, injectors and valve cover gaskets and head gasket. Puts me at a little over 10 but i didnt have to so most of the replacements they were just precautions

  • giovanni scalia
    giovanni scalia Day ago

    B5 S4, 2005ish WRX wagon or Late MKVI GTi the best sub-10k cars imo

  • sad_cowboi
    sad_cowboi Day ago +1


  • TheCarBrothers
    TheCarBrothers Day ago

    Crown Vic is the best one.

  • chris kary
    chris kary Day ago

    You missed the RSX and the RSX type s also the prelude

  • Ness Rosenbrad
    Ness Rosenbrad Day ago

    The Infiniti G35 coupe is all one can need under 10k, preferably 2006/07.

  • Logistic Juice
    Logistic Juice Day ago

    Where’s the gs430?

  • Vardges Mkrtchian

    W124 e classes

  • Mild Mannered Hate

    Fite me Nolan, my 350z ALL DAY babee

  • Chill
    Chill Day ago

    Your mom: handles stick, reasonably reliable, dtf, and no where near worth $1000.

  • Juan Chachagua
    Juan Chachagua Day ago +1

    mk3 supra

  • Jack Bauerle
    Jack Bauerle Day ago

    You forgot the Volvo S60R

  • APLife Gaming
    APLife Gaming Day ago

    Rx8’s are also really cheap and very similar to the s2000

  • ReaperzAMVs
    ReaperzAMVs 2 days ago

    Where the fk did u find a s2k for under 10k lmao

  • Omar Delawar
    Omar Delawar 2 days ago +1

    I have a 2009 lancer ralliart (Evo’s smaller brother), it is showing less than 10 grand on Kbb. I wouldn’t sell it for that much though.

  • Bulevard Service
    Bulevard Service 2 days ago

    bro,you showed us the most expensive,unreliable and hard to maintain cars in the world...especially the jap. cars...the parts for the Civic are the same price as the BMW and if you need to live with civic every day is not as comfortable and practical...sure they are good for a first car for 18y but nothing more....and they always end with blown gasket and sold for scrap...and believe me,i've been there...i owned 12 cars for my 34 years and i have worked on hundreds more...just got with the bimm or a merc...yes,they break too but you know you have a CAR..p.s. im a c fan of Subaru but they are....OMG they are the most expensive cars in the world...:) mmm yeah i need a maf sensor please..we dont have sir,im sorry

  • 4G63 Talon
    4G63 Talon 2 days ago

    I was with you until you said the mini

  • mexican bullfighter
    mexican bullfighter 2 days ago

    Chris fix bought a del Sol under $1000 and got it for $300

  • TheyDidntBanMe
    TheyDidntBanMe 2 days ago

    Where da 350z at

  • The Otherside
    The Otherside 2 days ago

    Fuck the Z/Gs and that stupid bitch.

  • The Otherside
    The Otherside 2 days ago

    V70Rs... and they're wagons!

  • Almedin Mujanovic
    Almedin Mujanovic 2 days ago

    You can buy a 535 i e60 for 10k or less

    KINNSTER 2 days ago

    Just bought a brand new 2018 Mazda 3 hatchback for $18,000. Lifetime powertrain warranty, Bose speakers, 2.5L engine it’s a lot of fun to drive as well.

  • mickey Willis
    mickey Willis 2 days ago

    Mk5 Jetta 2.5 or gli

  • Neil Craig
    Neil Craig 2 days ago

    Don’t buy a sports car under $10k ... you clearly can’t afford to buy a sports car so you’re hoping to buy an older high mileage one. I was there, I understand the want for one and as a younger guy my budget is tight. But let me tell you, get an established job, save your money, buy a reliable non-sporty car for under $10k and save, save, save until you can actually buy one!

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  • jecsi Velasquez
    jecsi Velasquez 2 days ago

    e92 bmw 335i

  • Special k
    Special k 2 days ago

    I had an 05 mini cooper s and loved it. It was broken half the time, but the most fun car I've ever owned and I had an evo. 2300lbs and 165hp made that thing fly and it was like a go kart. Also, what other car had a better dash than the r53 mini? Go ahead, I'll wait.

  • Chase Cormick
    Chase Cormick 2 days ago +2

    Alright Nolan, stick 'em up. Let's do this.

  • Owen Lee
    Owen Lee 2 days ago

    Sentra SE-R(stealth, LSD, lightweight) Mk3 Supra (handles amazing for it's weight, make sure you retourque head bolts) IS300, BMW 540i, E36 M3, beat up E46 M3(best engine for a >$10k car, 340hp ITB 8k RPM I6), beat up E39 M5(ITB 400hp 7k RPM V8) 335i, RX-8 (premix it and it won't blow up). Also, regarding the R56 Mini Cooper, not only is it supercharged, it outhandles basically anything street legal under 50 grand. BMW chassis and suspension design applied to an ultra light FWD chassis makes something supernatural. there's videos of an R56 beating an s2k, c5 Vette, and 300HP Civic type R on TVclip. probably the most slept-on car on this list.

  • Rony Tróchez
    Rony Tróchez 2 days ago +1

    Mitsubishi Eclipse 1999 ❤️

  • Josh Zimmerman
    Josh Zimmerman 2 days ago

    You can always find a good deal if you look. I found a 79 berlinetta camaro with 350 sbc running paid $1,500. Numbers matching and clean title. Building a supercharged 383 for it now

  • Josh Lad
    Josh Lad 3 days ago

    In the UK if you bought any of them and you are less than 25 you're insurance will be more than the car

  • plotwist 2
    plotwist 2 3 days ago

    Y u no proton saga

  • David Castro
    David Castro 3 days ago +1

    Toyota celica gts

  • Mystic Faint
    Mystic Faint 3 days ago

    My brother got a wrx for 3,500k

    WAVEY COB 3 days ago

    350 is better

  • BoostAddict
    BoostAddict 3 days ago

    B5 S4. Average prices are like 6-10 grand for a good one.

    • Neil Craig
      Neil Craig 2 days ago +1

      Terrible idea ... $6- 10k in repairs afterwards too 🤣

  • henry06x
    henry06x 3 days ago

    I’ve had my g35 since 2007. Still love it. And the trunk in a stock coupe has a diagram for fitting 2 sets of golf clubs. They had their priorities right

  • paula danyi
    paula danyi 4 days ago

    Mustang LX 1992 6000$

  • Aryan Hamdard
    Aryan Hamdard 4 days ago

    When u show the AMG y do you have the building from THE OFFICE in the background?????

  • Ethan Vue
    Ethan Vue 4 days ago

    What about the 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipes?

  • Alexis Gil
    Alexis Gil 4 days ago +1

    What about the Nissan Sentra a 2000-03

  • HansSpeilm
    HansSpeilm 4 days ago

    It makes me sad to see what most g35's have become. Once they became affordable, they turned into the new generation's s-chassis and the vast majority that I now see are run into the ground with tons of Ebay crap stuck to them and a pizza-faced kid at the wheel.

  • Kizna
    Kizna 4 days ago +5

    Buying wrecks is a good idea. I got a 2012 impreza for 2k after parts.

  • Crunchy Dip
    Crunchy Dip 4 days ago +1

    300zx tho?

  • Shane Sexton
    Shane Sexton 4 days ago

    BMW E9x 328 or 335

  • Mar D. Chafee
    Mar D. Chafee 4 days ago

    Eclipse GT 2010?

  • Nexa Iggy
    Nexa Iggy 4 days ago +5

    7.53 I sure do love me some STI's

  • Smile Step
    Smile Step 4 days ago

    My dad drives a c35 amg!

  • AMX 40
    AMX 40 4 days ago

    If u think G37 is better than 350z then I'll 1v1 u to death

  • Ali Yahya Madridista
    Ali Yahya Madridista 4 days ago +1

    not a single Golf...seriously?

  • Brandon Mantle
    Brandon Mantle 4 days ago +5

    Sn95 and f body Camaro, cheap reliable and v8 rwd

  • Parsa Dehghani
    Parsa Dehghani 4 days ago +2

    An mazda rx8 is pretty cool too

  • Z/dos
    Z/dos 5 days ago

    In the UK, i think the best fun car you can buy for under £10,000, would be an original mini cooper.

  • big boother
    big boother 5 days ago

    BMW 525i

  • Jeff Rodrigues
    Jeff Rodrigues 5 days ago

    all this cars in brazil u can't buy under US$30k. (exept civic)
    idk, maybe we have 5 S2000 on this fucking country

  • Panda man💩
    Panda man💩 5 days ago


  • Terrance Pace
    Terrance Pace 5 days ago

    2000 Audi s4/ a4

  • Brian Vos
    Brian Vos 5 days ago

    2008 Acura TL Type S!

  • Josh Youngblood
    Josh Youngblood 5 days ago

    Nobody else noticed the g35 didnt have door handles? Lmao

  • ツxKevin
    ツxKevin 5 days ago

    8:43 Bruhh what is that rear bumper 🤢🤮

  • ツxKevin
    ツxKevin 5 days ago

    3:05 LMFAOO

  • hypebeast 87
    hypebeast 87 5 days ago

    R53 squad out here

  • Yazan Sakran
    Yazan Sakran 5 days ago

    Nolan looks better with long hair

  • walwain binns
    walwain binns 5 days ago

    Honda civic si

  • stckshift
    stckshift 5 days ago

    e30’s 100% belong on this list :/

  • Thomas McGaha
    Thomas McGaha 5 days ago

    Bought a Ford F150 4x4 XLT Super crew Cap for under 6k and fixed it up with the left money saved (2k), new suspension, tune up, full pro detail and a few rust spots fixed and then everything protected with under spray liner and dyi ceramic coat off Amazon. The truck runs great and looks good as new. Oh and I got the 4.6L over the 5.4L due to the issues of the 5.4.

  • Jacob Anderson
    Jacob Anderson 5 days ago +1

    High school full time job yeah right

  • Tom Kord
    Tom Kord 5 days ago

    On the whole cop-car-shenanigans theme; in Australia, we never got the Crown Vic, so we have the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore instead. The conversion rate is crap, so US$10k is roughly $150k in Dollarydoos (or "Shrimps" as they're commonly known; AU$1000 being equal to two Cooberpedys or 1.618 Tuggeranong-Murwillumbahs).
    So 150,000 Shrimps these days will get you a special edition Falcon called an "FPV F6," and if you don't know what that is then just highlight the word, right-click, and choose the "Search Google for..." option (I'm not ya mum, look it up yorself). Now these black-eyed sons of gurrung-gurrungs came with a Garrett GT3582R from factory, plus a high-capacity fuel pump and upgraded undertorqueable ("rigid" in the old way of speaking) conrods and wrist-pins, and some even suck nitro and have Phase 4 heads, which makes it a great platform to start cranking the Barra all the way up to 25psi (around 17.2 Whitlams) to make about 600-800whp (450-600 nullarbors).
    If you can't afford that, spend about 10k Shrimps on a stock beater off gumtree or carsales from some bloke named McPhillamy or whatever, usually from Point Piper or Morganville (formerly known as Shelbyville, renamed after the war) or equivalent povo suburb. Then you tie an onion to your belt, as that's the current style, and spend a Woomera to take the ferry. Woomeras have pictures of bees on them -- "gimme five bees for a quarter" as the kids would say. Then you spend another 50k Shrimps on mods to make it as fast as (or faster than) an F6, and have 100k Shrimps left to spend on sex workers and Bolivian marching powder.

  • Space
    Space 6 days ago


  • iLikeNoodles
    iLikeNoodles 6 days ago

    trans am?

  • 606nate
    606nate 6 days ago

    2009 corolla xrs

  • Stolen Instagram Memes

    you can find older camaros for well under 10k

  • Cat named Scamper
    Cat named Scamper 6 days ago +2

    2006-2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT..... very underrated and neck to neck with a 350z