Stickers That Won't Stick In Your Craw

Throw in an option or two, and you can drive the price of a basic automobile above $20,000 faster than an air bag inflates. But check out the 1993 Honda Civic, Ford Escort, and Geo Prizm, and you're in for a different kind of sticker shock: All three runabouts offer ample space, decent performance, and cool styling for under $11,000--making them rivals to a handful of other cars, including gm's Saturn (BW--Aug. 17).

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