12 Affordable Used SUVs
September 10, 2015If you're in the market for an SUV, take note -- there's a number of used SUVs available right now that are reasonably priced, even when you factor in total cost of ownership including fuel, insurance, maintenance and repair costs.
US News & World Report's Best Cars Blog recently released a list of 12 highly rated SUVs they consider affordable to own, such as the 2011 Acura RDX, 2014 Infiniti QX50, 2010 Ford Escape, and 2013 Kia Sportage. Below is the full list.
If you're considering adding a used SUV to your garage, make sure to use TrueCar No Haggle, CarsDirect and NADAGuides to see the best prices being offered by local dealers.
|Vehicle||Avg. Price Paid||Original MSRP||City MPG||Hwy MPG|
|2010 Ford Escape||$10,872-$14,070||$21,020-$27,375||22||28|
|2009 Nissan Rouge||$11,092-$13,134||$20,220-$23,010||22||27|
|2011 Honda CR-V||$14,806-$20,064||$21,895-$30,095||21||28|
|2012 Hyundai Tucson||$15,785-$20,904||$19,145-$26,495||20||26|
|2009 Infiniti EX||$16,377-$17,657||$33,800-$37,400||17||24|
|2013 Kia Sportage||$17,881-$23,055||$19,000-$28,400||20||27|
|2010 Cadillac SRX||$18,671-$26,901||$33,830-$48,040||18||25|
|2014 Mazda CX-5||$19,185-$26,322||$21,395-$29,070||26||35|
|2011 Acura RDX||$19,926-$22,918||$32,895-$37,995||19||24|
|2013 Volvo XC60||$23,178-$30,426||$34,350-$48,950||19||25|
|2012 Volvo XC60||$24,009-$30,461||$33,300-$48,150||19||25|
|2014 Infiniti QX50||$24,326-$27,233||$34,850-$38,600||17||25|
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar No-Haggle, CarsDirect, and NADAGuides are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
- Gregg Fidan
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