20 Best Used Cars Under $20,000 for 2017

Saturday, September 10th, 2016 - Cars Under 20000

Buying used cars means that you can spend less cost compared with the new one and there are used cars under $20,000 available for those want to buy 2nd hand cars with cheaper prices, worth it for budget. Indeed, best new cars under $15,000 are already presented for public with different brands and specs. But, if you looking for second hand cars under $20,000 here is the list.

1. Toyota Yaris Liftback Auto L ($18,743)

Best Used Cars Under $20,000

With the price under 20,000 Dollars and brand from popular Toyota, this car becomes the perfect used Sedan with 1.5 liter and four-cylinder fuel injection engine. With Full capacity, this car can run on the road with MPG 30 in city and 36 in highway. Convenience features such as electronic stability controls, power windows, power brakes, audio system, wireless phone hookup, and so on. The car covered with cloth material and Toyota Yaris can be considered one of the best used cars under $20,000 which can keep five adult passengers.

2. Toyota Corolla Auto L ($19,488)

2015 Toyota Corolla Auto L

Another best used cars under 20,000 from Toyota, the sibling of Yaris that is The Corolla. This four doors car supported by 1.8 liter 4 cylinders fuel injection and automatic transmission which can make the car run for 132 horsepower. It is your great used sedan car that offered comfort and convenience features as well as standard technologies such as adjustable steering wheel, vanity mirror for passenger, power mirror for driver, rear defrost, power windows, trip computer, and many entertainment systems for both the driver and five passengers.

3. KIA Forte LX ($17,495)

2015 KIA Forte LX

145 horsepower is what you will get when buy this used cars for sale under 20,000 dollars that completed with 1.8 liter engine with inline four plus 130 lb ft. of torque. With fuel economy, this car can run in city for 25 MPG and in highway 37 MPG (the manual one) or 26 MPG city and 39 MPG highway (the automatic one). Standard features available for KIA LX are Bluetooth wireless technology, projector beam headlights, and satellite radio. With 16 inches alloy wheels definitely you want this car.

4. Fiat 500 Sport ($15,900)

2015 Fiat 500 Sport

With price around $15,900, Fiat 500 Sport can brings the car to run for 101 horsepower, maybe not so fast but enough for those who want small city car for daily vehicle. Judging from the exterior design, Fiat 500 brings Fascia design as well as honeycomb grill to make it appears more stylish. The interior design also looks so sporty with in leather material that covered inside and bucket seats model. On the bottom area, there are 16 inches wheels.

5. Nissan Versa Manual 1.6 S ($16,520)

2015 Nissan Versa Manual 1.6 S

Equipped with 1.6 liter 4 cylinder engine, Nissan Versa as used cars under 20,000 Dollars offered 109 horsepower speed and MPG of 27 city / 36 highway. Inside there are five passenger seats and comfortable features available such as spacious cabin which enough to give the passenger large room for their items and stuffs, hands free phone system with Bluetooth, AC, audio system for CD, trip computer, small item storages, and many more. On the bottom, the car stands on 15 inches steel wheels while on the front there are Halogen headlights.

6. Mazda MAZDA 6 Man i Sport ($19,488 – 19,995)

2015 Mazda MAZDA 6 Man i Sport

MAZDA 6 is one of four doors cars that priced for 19,995 Dollars, it can gives you powerful speed about 184 horsepower. If you buy the new one then the starting price even cost more than 20,000 Dollars, so it is worth it to buy. With MPG 28 in city and 40 in highway, the engine which installed by the maker are strong enough: 2.5 liter four cylinder engine plus 185 lb ft of torque. It is not surprising if MAZDA 6 becomes one of the best cheap used cars under 20,000 which give high quality machine.

7. KIA Soul 5dr Man Base ($17,991)

2015 Kia Soul

KIA Soul available as four doors Sedan car and equipped with 1.6 liter 4 cylinder engine which we often see for such Sedan car. This type of engine is resulting in 118 horsepower and it also supported by 6 speed manual transmission. The MPG rates are 24 in city and 30 in highway.

Exterior design featured with steel wheels, power windows, automatic headlights, power mirrors, and so on while for the interior design you can get adjustable steering wheel, satellite radio, cloth material covers the seats, trip computer, Bluetooth connection, and other convenience systems.

Moreover, different models may have higher prices, but for people who search for cars under $20,000 then you can choose this model.

8. Hyundai Elantra SE ($16,995)

2015 Hyundai Elantra SE

Compared with other used cars on the same price, this Elantra surely brings the best. With 1.8 liter DOHC four cylinders engine plus 16-valve inline, not surprising if this car offers 145 horsepower, even though it still loses compared with MAZDA 6, however the price is reasonable. The car stands on 17 inch alloy wheels and on the rear end; you can see LED tail lights installed for the car.

9. Mitsubishi Outlander 2WD CVT SE ($19,988)

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander 2WD CVT SE

Mitsubishi Outlander is four doors sport utility car that made with 2 liter four cylinders engines plus regular unleaded I-4. From the machine, this car brings 148 horsepower which powerful enough and resulted in 25 MPG for city plus 32 MPG for hwy. For those who want to have used cars which less expensive and completed with sun roof then Mitsubishi Outlander will be great as your option. From outside, the design looks so sporty and strong. You really need to consider buy used cars under 2oK bucks from Mitsubishi Outlander.

10. Nissan Versa Note HB Manual ($17,600)

2015 Nissan Versa Note HB Manual

This is worth it to spend 17,600 bucks for 5 doors Nissan Versa Note since this hatchback car can gives you MPG in city for 31 and 40 in hwy. Although, the engine is very standard, that is 1.6 liter 4 cylinders engine and five speed manual transmissions. 109 horsepower is available and for different models the prices of course will more expensive.

Standard features, technologies, and design such as Bluetooth, audio system, dual power mirrors, halogen headlights, split fold down passenger rear seats, and other comfortable elements. This car can run for 27 in city and 36 in hwy MPG.

11. Nissan Versa Note Sedan Manual ($16,940)

2015 Nissan Versa Note Sedan Manual

Besides the hatchback model, there is sedan Nissan Versa Note available for those who want to have less expensive second hand cars under 20,000. Actually, the engine, standard features, systems, and technologies are just the same compared with the Hatchback model. Spacious cabin and enough room for items, however some critiques also available such as not too sporty and maybe just so-so on the road. But, for those who love simple city car, you can try it!

12. Toyota Corolla LE Plus ($19,965)

2015 Toyota Corolla LE Plus

Again, the Japanese car, Toyota Corolla recommended as one of used cars under 20,000 dollars for this year. The machine build with 1.8 liter 4 cylinder engine and there are four doors as the exterior design including LED headlights as the standard features, 17 inch alloy wheels, aggressive grille, and aerodynamic style. Inside, there are piano black accent to décor the car as well as Softex seats to make the passengers comfortable and feeling luxury.

13. Hyundai Tucson GLS ($19,999)

2015 Hyundai Tucson GLS

Well, maybe it is one of the most expensive cars in this list. But, the engine is higher enough compared with those standard car machines: 2 liter which can offers for 164 horsepower. The starting price for the new GLS even passes $20,000, so if you purchase the used one, you can cut the budget about 3,000 bucks or even more.

The torque is 151 lb-ft. and the MPG are 23 in city plus 29 in hwy. Talk about exterior and interior design, the car looks big on top of 17 inch alloy wheels and it is available with five passenger seats. Standard features available are audio system with six speakers, Bluetooth, 4.3 or 7 inch touch screen display, rearview mirror, and other technologies.

14. Mazda MAZDA 3 SV ($19,090)

2015 Mazda MAZDA 3 SV ($19,090)

This one is the standard sedan type with four doors and manual SV model. With the price almost reach $20,000; the specifications of this car are it completed with 2 liter 4 cylinders engine which resulted in 155 hp, from the machine the capacity for MPG are 29 in city and 41 in hwy. It is the sibling of Mazda MAZDA 6 which we already mentioned before as another used cars under $20,000. The new car cost is lower than the MAZDA 6 itself, but both available with seat for five passengers.

15. Chrysler 200 S FWD ($18,990)

2015 Chrysler 200 S FWD

The one that we are talking about is four doors sedan model with the price around $18,000. The body looks longer and elegant and the car stands on 18 inch wheels or 19 inch aluminum wheels. The engine is the best at 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine which resulted in 295 hp. So, what are you waiting for? Surely it will be the best car even thought you can only get under $20,000, but the machine will works well on the road.

16. Honda Fit EX ($18,981 – $19,025)

2015 Honda Fit EX

This is the third generation of Honda Fit family and the price range for under $20K is about more than $18K. The body is shorter and wider compared with last year model. Actually, there are other different trims available and they are Honda Fit LX and EX-L plus the one with navigation but of course they have different prices. Moonroof is one of the features which you are going to like. 16 inch alloy wheels make this car matches for city road.

17. Nissan Altima 2.5 Sedan ($15,995 – $20,999)

Nissan Altima 2.5 Sedan

Another car is Nissan Altima sedan model, the price is worth around $15,000 and so far become one of the cheapest used cars in our list besides Fiat 500 sport. It has powerful engine, seriously, with 2.5 liter V6 machine plus 180 lb-ft torque which can produce for 182 horsepower. You can call this vehicle as perfect midsize family sedan and it also receives lot of upgrade from the maker.

18. Mazda CX-5 Sport ($20,535)

2015 Mazda CX-5 Sport

You can try to find cars in your city from Mazda CX-5 with range price around $20,000 or if you lucky you can spend lower cost. With strong look of course this car perfectly catch everyone attention and not need to mention that this car has powerful 2 liter SKYACTIV-G-powered engine which produces 155 hp to 184 hp for different models. Up to 26 for city and 32 for hwy are available MPG rates for this car.

19. Dodge Journey SE ($16,998 – $21,440)

2015 Dodge Journey SE

If the used Dodge Journey sell in market then it may get starting price around $16,000. Well, of course it is depend on the condition as well as the models plus colors. However, talk about the Dodge Journey as cars under 20,000 bucks, you will get 173 horsepower from 2.4 liter engine plus 166 lb-ft torque up to 19 city and 26 in hwy MPG.

20. Smart Fortwo Pure ($14,370)

Cars Under 20,000 Dollars

Our last used cars under $20,000 list is Smart Fortwo Pure with starting price about $14,000 or higher which depend on the model. Of course it does not suit for family car since it has small body and suitable for single person who want to find simple and tiny city car. The engine only I-3 1.0 liter which produces 90 horsepower; cannot run fast is the disadvantage.

That’s all for best used cars under $20,000 list which hopefully can help you find the best and matches one.