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Best Used Cars for Under $15,000

March 21, 2013

In the market for a used car? Consumer Reports recently put together a list of what they consider the best used cars available right now for under $15,000.

For less than $10,000, top picks include the 2008 Hyundai Sonata and 2004 Toyota RAV4. And for between $10,000-$15,000, they recommend looking at the 2011 Honda Fit, 2005-2006 Acura TL, and 2005-2007 Honda CR-V.

Check out the full list below and make sure these vehicles are on your consideration list.

Less Than $10,000 – Sedans2008 Hyundai Sonata; 2004 Acura TSX
Less Than $10,000 – SUVs2004 Toyota RAV4
$10,000-$15,000 – Small Cars2011 Honda Fit; 2011 Mazda3
$10,000-$15,000 – Sedans2006-7 Honda Accord; 2005-6 Acura TL
$10,000-$15,000 – Small SUVs2006-8 Toyota RAV4; 2005-7 Honda CR-V


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