The Best Used Compact SUV Deals
These are all SUVs from the 2007-2009 model years that scored well in CR road tests, have good reliability ratings, and perform well in crash tests.
The models have depreciated up to 49% from the original MSRP, saving you a considerable amount. Check out the list below:
|Vehicle||Avg Dealer Price||MSRP (new)||Depreciation|
|2007 Mitsubishi Outlander||$10,875||$21,370||49%|
|2007 Kia Sportage||$11,150||$18,895||41%|
|2007 Hyundai Tucson||$11,450||$18,995||40%|
|2007 Honda CR-V||$14,200||$20,600||31%|
|2008 Nissan Rogue||$14,375||$19,250||26%|
|2009 Kia Sportage||$14,550||$19,695||26%|
|2008 Hyundai Tucson||$14,750||$21,270||31%|
|2008 Honda CR-V||$15,700||$20,700||24%|
|2007 Toyota RAV4||$16,250||$24,440||34%|
|2008 Mitsubishi Outlander||$16,375||$23,650||31%|
|2008 Subaru Forester||$16,900||$21,995||23%|
|2008 Toyota RAV4||$17,025||$23,285||27%|
|2009 Mitsubishi Outlander||$18,275||$25,380||28%|
|2007 Subaru Forester XT||$19,650||$28,695||32%|
|2009 Hyundai Tucson||$19,875||$25,620||22%|
|2009 Toyota RAV4||$21,475||$26,530||19%|
|2008 Acura RDX||$26,000||$36,695||29%|
|2009 Acura RDX||$26,775||$33,895||21%|
3 Steps Every Car Buyer Needs to Take to Save Maximum MoneyThe key to getting the best deal is to gather price or lease bids from as many local dealers as possible. Then shop that best price around until no one can beat it. Here are the steps:
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- Gregg Fidan
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