Under $20,000

the Best used cars

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, a top-rated wagon by U.S. News that received a mild update that year, offered a choice of manual transmission and optional all-wheel drive. While base models were basic, higher trims provided a more luxurious experience. 

The 2017 Ford Escape  debuted impressively, winning top rankings in three categories.  It remains high in value with turbocharged engines, spacious interiors, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto.  

2017 Ford Escape

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata, refreshed for style, delivers value with a comfortable ride and an efficient Eco trim at 28/37 mpg.  It's not a speed demon, offers a spacious trunk (16.3 cubic feet),  but rear headroom is limited due to the sloping roofline. Safety scores are excellent. 

2018 hyundai  Sonata

The 2017 Kia Optima is a reliable option with multiple engines and excellent safety ratings. It offers great fuel efficiency at 28/37 mpg and features a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and optional upgrades. 

2017 Kia optima

The 2017 Ford Fiesta is a  budget-friendly option, boasting excellent fuel economy at 31/41 mpg with the optional turbocharged EcoBoost engine. Front-seat space is ample, but the rear may feel cramped due to limited legroom  and a low roofline. 

2017 Ford Fiesta

The 2017 Mazda6 is known for its sporty handling and enjoyable driving experience compared to  its competitors. It features an  184-horsepower four-cylinder engine with enough power for quick maneuvers and offers a manual transmission for enthusiasts.  The cabin quality is impressive.  

2017 Mazda6