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What Cars are Available Through Cash for Clunkers?

Thinking of trading in your "clunker" for some cash? Below is the list of new cars eligible for the program based on their combined gas mileage and price. How much you'll get for buying one depends on your trade-in's combined gas mileage. For one, the new car you buy must have a combined mpg rating that's at least 4 mpg higher than your trade-in's. If it's at least 4 mpg but less than 10 mpg higher, you'll get a $3,500 credit. If the new car's combined fuel economy bests your clunker's by 10 mpg or more, the credit is $4,500.

This list is based on federal rules and is not an official list. Look to Cars.com for an update and more information from the Department of Transportation.

Make/Model Starting MSRP… Combined Gas Mileage

Acura TSX $29,310 -- 25

Audi A3 $26,920 -- 24

Audi A4 $31,000 -- 25

Audi TT $35,200 -- 26

BMW 128 $29,400 -- 22

BMW 328 $33,600 -- 22

Chevrolet Aveo $11,965 -- 30

Chevrolet Camaro $22,245 -- 22

Chevrolet Cobalt $14,990 -- 30

Chevrolet Impala $23,890 -- 23

Chevrolet Malibu $21,825 -- 26

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid $25,555 -- 29

Chrysler Sebring $23,040 -- 24

Dodge Avenger $20,915 -- 24

Dodge Caliber $16,460 -- 27

Ford Focus $15,995 -- 28

Ford Fusion $19,270 -- 25

Ford Fusion Hybrid $27,270 -- 39

Honda Accord $20,905 -- 25

Honda Civic $15,305 -- 29

Honda Civic Hybrid $23,650 -- 42

Honda Fit $14,750 -- 31

Honda Insight $19,800 -- 41

Hyundai Accent $9,970 -- 29

Hyundai Elantra $14,120 -- 28

Hyundai Genesis Coupe $22,000 -- 24

Hyundai Sonata $18,700 -- 25

Kia Forte $13,695 -- 30

Kia Optima $17,495 -- 25

Kia Rio $11,495 -- 30

Kia Rondo $17,495 -- 22

Kia Soul $13,300 -- 28

Kia Spectra $13,550 -- 27

Lexus ES 350 $34,470 -- 22

Lexus IS 250 $31,305 -- 24

Lexus RX 450h $41,660 -- 30

Mazda3 $15,045 -- 28

Mazda5 $17,995 -- 24

Mazda6 $18,550 -- 24

Mazda MX-5 Miata $21,750 -- 24

Mercury Milan $21,180 -- 25

Mercury Milan Hybrid $27,500 -- 39

Mini Clubman $20,200 -- 32

Mini Cooper $18,550 -- 32

Mitsubishi Eclipse $20,699 -- 23

Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder $27,799 -- 22

Mitsubishi Galant $21,249 -- 23

Mitsubishi Lancer $14,540 -- 25

Nissan Altima $19,900 -- 26

Nissan Altima Hybrid $26,650 -- 34

Nissan Cube $13,990 -- 29

Nissan Maxima $30,160 -- 22

Nissan Sentra $15,350 -- 28

Nissan Versa $9,990 -- 29

Pontiac G3 $14,275 -- 30

Pontiac G5 $16,980 -- 29

Pontiac G6 $19,275 -- 26

Pontiac Solstice $24,275 -- 23

Pontiac Vibe $16,100 -- 28

Saturn Astra $15,875 -- 27

Saturn Aura $22,655 -- 26

Saturn Aura Hybrid $26,325 -- 29

Saturn Sky $27,595 -- 23

Scion tC $17,000 -- 24

Scion xB $15,750 -- 24

Scion xD $14,650 -- 29

Smart ForTwo $11,990 -- 36

Subaru Impreza $17,495 -- 22

Subaru Legacy $19,995 -- 22

Suzuki SX4 $13,299 -- 25

Toyota Avalon $27,845 -- 23

Toyota Camry $19,395 -- 26

Toyota Camry Hybrid $26,150 -- 34

Toyota Corolla $15,350 -- 30

Toyota Matrix $16,550 -- 28

Toyota Prius $22,000 -- 50

Toyota Yaris $12,205 -- 32

Volkswagen CC $27,100 -- 25

Volkswagen Eos $31,615 -- 25

Volkswagen GTI $23,230 -- 25

Volkswagen Jetta $17,515 -- 34

Volkswagen New Beetle $18,290 -- 23

Volkswagen Passat $28,300 -- 23

Volkswagen Rabbit $16,300 -- 24

Volvo C30 $24,100 -- 23

Volvo S40 $26,200 -- 23

Volvo S60 $30,950 -- 23

Volvo V50 $28,700 -- 24

…Prices are as of July 7, 2009 and represent the most recent model year data available. Prices do not include destination charges. Actual prices will vary.

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