Just like the sedans, the coupes are a dying breed these days. But there are still a lot of potential buyers who prefer a two-door, fast-paced, and fun-to-drive coupe over a big and bulky gas-guzzling SUV. So keeping that in mind we bring you a list of the ten cheapest coupes to buy new in 2022. These coupes are not only affordable but some of them offer great performance at a bargain price along with the added charm of driving a two-door car.

The list of the most affordable coupes starts with a BMW car that received a lot of criticism recently for its new grille design. As you move forward the list includes coupes from Japanese carmakers like Toyota, Infiniti, Subaru, and Lexus. While towards the end it is dominated by American carmakers like Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge. So without further ado let’s jump to the first one on the list.


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10. 2022 BMW 430i

The 2022 BMW 430i coupe is the most expensive of the 10 cheapest coupes available on the market having a price of $45,800. It is also available for $619 per month for 36 months lease ($5,544 due at signing) and can be financed at 2.99% APR for up to 60 months period and a 4 years or 50,000 miles new vehicle limited warranty. 

2022 BMW 430i

Specs

Price

$45,800

Engine

2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4

Horsepower

255 hp

Torque

294 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Exterior Colors

Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Jet Black, Red, Mineral White, Sunset Orange, Bluestone, Dravit Grey, Tanzanite Blue, San Remo Green, Arctic Race Blue, Aventurin Red

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

25 mpg / 34 mpg / 28 mpg

Other key details of the coupe include 2.0-liter turbo inline-4 engine making 255 hp, SansaTec upholstery, 5.1-inch instrument cluster, 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment, 10-speaker HiFi sound system, auto-dimming inside rearview mirror, LED headlights with automatic high beam. The BMW 4 series also comes with a Gran Coupe version and convertible version which also is one of the cheapest convertibles available.

9. 2022 Lexus RC 300

The Lexus RC 300 is one of the cheapest coupes with a price of $43,545 and can be bought new by making a full payment or can be leased or financed. On average, the 2022 RC 300 can be leased at $809 per month for 36 months with $2,000 due at signing. While the same can be financed for up to 72 months for an APR of 4% and a standard 4 years / 50,000 miles warranty.

2022 Lexus RC 300

Specs

Price

$43,545

Engine

2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4

Horsepower

241 hp

Torque

258 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Exterior Colors

White Pearl, Atomic Silver, Caviar, Obsidian, Infrared, Grecian Water

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

21 mpg / 31 mpg / 25 mpg

The 2022 RC 300 coupe comes with a 241 hp, turbo-four engine that sends power to the rear wheels. The coupe has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 25 mpg combined. Standard features include power-adjustable front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment with 10-speaker Lexus premium sound system, blind-spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alert.


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8. 2022 Toyota GR Supra 2.0

The 2022 Toyota GR Supra 2.0 is mechanically similar to the base BMW Z4 convertible. It has a base price of $43,290, and if you don’t want to make an outright purchase or cannot make one, the Supra 2.0 is available at 6.44% APR and a $710 monthly payment for 72 months (with a $2,000 down payment) or it can be leased at 696 per month for 36 months with $3,346 due at signing the lease agreement.

2022 Toyota GR Supra 2.0

Specs

Price

$43,290

Engine

2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4

Horsepower

255 hp

Torque

295 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Exterior Colors

Absolute Zero, tungsten, Turbulence Grey, Nocturnal, Renaissance Red 2.0, Nitro Yellow, Phantom

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

25 mpg / 32 mpg / 28 mpg

The 2022 GR Supra 2.0 is powered by a BMW 2.0-liter twin-scroll turbocharged inline-4 engine making 255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, same as the BMW 430i and Z4. The smaller engine not only keeps the price low but also helps the Supra 2.0 have an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg. Key highlights of the coupe include 18-inch alloy wheels, complimentary 1-year NASA membership, 8.8-inch touchscreen, 3 years / 36,000 miles limited warranty, etc.

7. 2022 Infiniti Q60 Pure

The 2022 Infiniti Q60 Pure is the only coupe on this list that comes standard with a twin-turbocharged V6. This along with a starting price of $41,750 makes it a very tempting package. Not only that Infiniti’s attractive lease and finance deals make owning one even easier, it's Pure trim can be financed for $668 per month for up to 72 months at 3.9% APR, or it can be leased at $625 per month for 36 months with $625 due at signing.

2022 Infiniti Q60 Pure

Specs

Price

$41,750

Engine

3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6

Horsepower

300 hp

Torque

295 lb-ft

Transmission

7-speed dual-clutch automatic

Exterior Colors

Slate Grey, Pure White, Majestic White, Graphite Shadow, Black Obsidian, Midnight Black, Grand Blue

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

19 mpg / 28 mpg / 22 mpg

The twin-turbo V6 offers good performance with 300 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque on tap. But results in a low 22 mpg combined EPA-estimated fuel economy. In case you can ignore the fuel economy, the key features offered like dual-zone automatic climate control, wireless Apple CarPlay, 19-inch alloy wheels, all-LED exterior lights, and 4 years / 60,000 miles of basic warranty are reasons good enough to consider this coupe.


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6. 2022 BMW 230i

The 2022 BMW 2 Series has a single trim offering a regular 230i, even though it has a M-Sport model. The 230i is the cheapest coupe from BMW with an MSRP of $36,350. To make it even more affordable BMW offers attractive lease and finance deals on the 2 Series coupe. it can be leased at $479 monthly for 36 months with $4,999 due at signing, or it can be financed at 2.99% APR for up to 60 months.

2022 BMW 230i

Specs

Price

$36,350

Engine

2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4

Horsepower

255 hp

Torque

294 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Exterior Colors

Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Jet Black, Red, Mineral White

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

26 mpg / 35 mpg / 29 mpg

The BMW 230i is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that allows it to sprint from 0-60 in 5.5 seconds while offers 29 mpg combined fuel economy. Other key highlights of the coupe include 18-inch alloy wheels, SensaTec upholstery, 10-speaker HiFi sound system, 8.5-inch digital instrument cluster, 8.8-inch infotainment, 4 years / 60,000 miles basic warranty, etc.

5. 2022 Dodge Challenger SXT

The 2022 Dodge Challenger SXT is the base Challenger model and has a price of $30,825 hence making this lineup. The Challenger SXT is available for finance starting at $420 per month for 72 months at 2.9% APR, it can be leased for as low as $390 per month for 36 months at 3.792% APR.

2022 Dodge Challenger SXT

Specs

Price

$30,825

Engine

3.6-liter V6

Horsepower

303 hp

Torque

268 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Exterior Colors

Pitch-Black, Hellraisin, Granite, Smoke Show, Triple Nickel, Indigo Blue, Frostbite, Octane Red, TorRed, Go Mango, Sinamon Stick, F8 Green, White Knuckle

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

19 mpg / 30 mpg / 23 mpg

The Challenger SXT despite its aggressive pricing comes standard with a 303 hp, 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 23 mpg combined. Also, despite being the entry-level model it comes well stacked with features like dual-zone automatic climate control, 7-inch touchscreen with UConnect4, keyless entry and go, 19-inch alloy wheels, rearview camera, and to ensure fuss-free ownership, it is backed by 3 years or 36,000 miles limited warranty.


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4. 2022 Subaru BRZ Premium

The 2022 Subaru BRZ is a lightweight, fun-to-drive, and rare rear-wheel drive Subaru, with its base Premium trim's priced at $27,995. Other than that the BRZ coupe can also be leased for a $379 monthly payment for 36 months with $1,379 to be paid at signing and no security deposit. While the same can also be financed at 2.49 percent APR.

2022 Subaru BRZ Premium

Specs

Price

$27,995

Engine

2.4-liter flat-4

Horsepower

228 hp

Torque

184 lb-ft

Transmission

6-speed manual

Exterior Colors

Blue Pearl, Crystal Black, Magnetite Grey, Ignition Red, Ice Silver, Sapphire Blue, Crystal White Pearl

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

20 mpg / 27 mpg / 22 mpg

The 2022 BRZ starts a new generation and the most prominent is the new 2.4-liter flat-4 engine that is more powerful than the previous generation's engine as it makes 228 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. It also has and EPA-estimated fuel economy of 22 mpg combined and 3 years or 36,000 miles limited warranty. Recently, the BRZ has been awarded Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS.

3. 2022 Toyota GR 86

The 2022 Toyota GR 86 is the third cheapest coupe on our list beating its sibling by a whisker, priced at $27,700. While Military personnel and college graduates can avail of a flat $500 rebate that can be used towards lease or finance payments. The 2022 GR 86 can be leased for $408 per month and 36 months with $3,058 due at signing. While the same can be financed at 6.44% APR which comes as $440 monthly payments for 72 months with a $2,500 downpayment.

2022 Toyota GR 86

Specs

Price

$27,700

Engine

2.4-liter flat-4

Horsepower

228 hp

Torque

184 lb-ft

Transmission

6-speed manual

Exterior Colors

Neptune, Raven, Pavement, Steel, Halo, Trueno Blue, Track Bred

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

20 mpg / 27 mpg / 22 mpg

The GR 86 on this list is powered by a 2.4-liter flat-4 engine that comes mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. This configuration is rated to return 22 mpg combined EPA estimated fuel economy. Other key features include a 7-inch digital gauge cluster, limited slip-differential, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment with a 6-speaker sound system, sports front bucket seats, etc. The GR 86 models are covered with 3 years or 36,000 miles limited warranty and a 5 years or 60,000 miles powertrain warranty.


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2. 2022 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

The 2022 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is the second most affordable coupe on our list, priced at $27,205. The EcoBoost also offered on lease at a $384 monthly payment for a 39-month term with $2,860 due at signing. While those looking to finance one can do so with a $2,860 downpayment and then a $414 monthly payment for 72 months at 4.9% APR.

2022 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

Specs

Price

$27,205

Engine

2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4

Horsepower

310 hp

Torque

350 lb-ft

Transmission

6-speed manual

Exterior Colors

Carbonized Gray, Shadow Black, Oxford White, Iconic Silver, Race Red, Rapid Red ($495 extra), Atlas Blue, Grabber Blue, Cyber Orange ($695 extra), Dark Matter Gray, Mischievous Purple, Eruption Green

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

21 mpg / 29 mpg / 24 mpg

The base model of the Mustang comes with a 2.3-liter twin-scroll turbocharged inline-4 engine that makes 310 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque making it the most powerful model in the list. It has a combined fuel economy of 24 mpg and a 3-year or 36,000 miles basic warranty. It also comes standard with features like all-LED exterior lights, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic wipers, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a 6-speaker sound system with SYNC3.

1. 2022 Chevrolet Camaro 1LS

The 2022 Chevrolet Camaro 1LS is priced at $25,000 and is the most affordable coupe to buy in 2022. That said, apart from paying all cash, the Camaro can also be financed with a $387 monthly payment for 72 months at 2.1% APR. and can be leased out at $393 per month for 48 months with $393 due at signing.

2022 Chevrolet Camaro 1LS

Specs

Price

$25,000

Engine

2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4

Horsepower

275 hp

Torque

295 lb-ft

Transmission

6-speed manual

Exterior Colors

Red Hot, Satin Steel, Summit White, Black, Vivid Orange, Shadow Gray, Riverside Blue, Rapid Blue, Wild Cherry

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

19 mpg / 29 mpg / 22 mpg

The Camaro 1LS is powered by a turbo-four engine that makes 275 hp and allows the coupe to do a 0-60 in 5.4 seconds. While at the same time has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 22 mpg combined. Despite the aggressive pricing, the Camaro 1LS comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights with LED daytime running lights, a 6-speaker audio system, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, and wireless Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, and 3 years / 36,000 miles bumper-to-bumper warranty.


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