When you're on a tight budget and looking for cheap kitchen cabinets, you really do need to be savvy and shop around. When comparing prices you need to check out all of the options offered by local box stores, online retailers, and wholesalers. You may have to do a lot of leg work and visit many different stores.
Inexpensive kitchen cabinet
don't have to be of poor quality. You may find stores running promotional offers or sales or you may be able to choose a more basic cabinet from a particular range which is of the same quality as one with more elaborate detailing.
Alternatively you may be lucky enough to be able to purchase display cabinets which are now being cleared to make way for new lines and which have a few hundred dollars knocked off the price. They may have the odd scratch on them which is virtually unnoticeable and and means you get good quality cabinets at a fraction of the price. Naturally, there is the question of whether the number and size of kitchen cabinets are a good fit for your kitchen space.