2009 Mitsubishi Lancer ES-Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT)
I think this is a fine buy for anyone looking at value. Mitsubishi has to be one of the most underrated automakers. The Lancer has great pickup, good handling in the snow, and a smooth ride all around. I looked around and did a lot of research on other cars in this class (including some above) and this won by a mile as far as price and value. Give it a drive and you will be convinced.