7 Certified Used Cars Under $25,000
October 17, 2013
Bankrate.com recently put together a list of the top seven certified pre-owned vehicles you can purchase for under $25,000. The information was gathered through automotive research firm Vincentric, which recently reported its 2013 awards for the best certified pre-owned cars in the US.
The list features vehicles including the Mitsubishi Eclipse, Volkswagen Jetta, and Honda Accord Crosstour. Make sure you read my article Are Certified Used Cars Worth the Extra Cost? before deciding to purchase one.
|Vehicle||Segment||Avg. Market Price|
|Toyota Camry||Midisize Sedan||$18,129|
|Volvo V50||Premium Wagon||$19,310|
|Honda Accord||Midsize Coupe||$20,807|
|Honda Accord Crosstour||Large Sedan||$23,125|
|Buick LaCrosse||Premium Large Sedan||$24,378|
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- Gregg Fidan
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