Cheapest mid-engine cars

Top 40 most affordable cars with mid-mounted engine layout. Updated January 2021.

Mid-engine cars are most complicated and expensive to make, and no budget-minded car buyer will consider any of the Ferraris or Lamborghinis we usually associate with this design.

In this space there are no truly cheap options - you have to pay to play the middle engine game.

Extra complexity and compromises in interior space are sacrifices sportscar buyers are willing to make if it yields the ultimate handling and balance that only perfectly weighted mid-engine car car provide.

# make & model Price ($)▼ Image
1. 2020 Seat Mii Electric $23,748 Photo of 2020 Seat Mii Electric
2. 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive $25,231 Photo of 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive
3. 2016 Hyundai Ioniq elektro $41,113 Photo of 2016 Hyundai Ioniq elektro
4. 2020 Fiat 500e Convertible $42,486 Photo of 2020 Fiat 500e Convertible
5. 2016 Opel Ampera-e $44,839 Photo of 2016 Opel Ampera-e
6. 2020 Jeep Renegade PHEV 4xe $48,203 Photo of 2020 Jeep Renegade PHEV 4xe
7. 2020 BMW X2 25e $57,816 Photo of 2020 BMW X2 25e
8. 2016 Porsche 718 Cayman $74,233 Photo of 2016 Porsche 718 Cayman
9. 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster $74,967 Photo of 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster
10. 2012 Lotus Exige S Roadster $83,407 Photo of 2012 Lotus Exige S Roadster
11. 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spyder $85,244 Photo of 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spyder
12. 2016 Porsche 718 Cayman S $92,001 Photo of 2016 Porsche 718 Cayman S
13. 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster S $92,797 Photo of 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster S
14. 2015 Porsche Cayman GT4 $98,642 Photo of 2015 Porsche Cayman GT4
15. 2013 KTM X-Bow GT $100,518 Photo of 2013 KTM X-Bow GT
16. 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS $104,183 Photo of 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS
17. 2014 Porsche Cayman GTS $104,236 Photo of 2014 Porsche Cayman GTS
18. 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 $105,257 Photo of 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0
19. 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS $106,935 Photo of 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS
20. 2016 Lotus Evora 400 $110,400 Photo of 2016 Lotus Evora 400
21. 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 380 Roadster $112,045 Photo of 2016 Lotus Exige Sport 380 Roadster
22. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray $113,850 Photo of 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
23. 2018 Lotus Exige 410 Sport $117,100 Photo of 2018 Lotus Exige 410 Sport
24. 2011 KTM X-Bow R $119,393 Photo of 2011 KTM X-Bow R
25. 2019 Porsche Cayman GT4 $123,891 Photo of 2019 Porsche Cayman GT4
26. 2020 Radical Rapture $132,526 Photo of 2020 Radical Rapture
27. 2018 Range Rover P400e $138,000 Photo of 2018 Range Rover P400e
28. 2020 Audi R8 RWD $174,616 Photo of 2020 Audi R8 RWD
29. 2016 KTM X-BOW RR+ $188,566 Photo of 2016 KTM X-BOW RR+
30. 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder $223,560 Photo of 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder
31. 2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus $226,151 Photo of 2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus
32. 2016 Honda NSX $227,634 Photo of 2016 Honda NSX
33. 2016 McLaren 570GT $229,425 Photo of 2016 McLaren 570GT
34. 2016 McLaren 570S $240,181 Photo of 2016 McLaren 570S
35. 2018 Audi R8 V10 Performance $242,105 Photo of 2018 Audi R8 V10 Performance
36. 2017 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus $242,995 Photo of 2017 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus
37. 2017 McLaren 570S Spider $248,412 Photo of 2017 McLaren 570S Spider
38. 2019 Audi R8 V10 Spyder Performance $251,890 Photo of 2019 Audi R8 V10 Spyder Performance
39. 2012 Roding Roadster $264,500 Photo of 2012 Roding Roadster
40. 2017 Lamborghini Huracán Performante $266,913 Photo of 2017 Lamborghini Huracán Performante

Sources

All data sourced from manufacturer's official figures.

List authored by Christian Zelcs. Last updated on 01/15/2021, last addition - Seat Mii Electric.