Second-hand cars are the best option for many people buying cars today. Statistics show that more than 40 million used cars were sold in 2017, while only 17.1 million new cars were sold. Selecting the best-used car to purchase is the greatest challenge, especially when shopping for an affordable, reliable and stylish car equipped with modern safety and electronic features. There are several popular brands and models to pick from every year. This article is meant to assist you in shopping the best-used vehicles of 2018 organized by category and price. The information below will help you successfully navigate used car dealerships when looking for your next vehicle. Our first category will be for Used Cars for sale under $10,000. For the first-time buyers and college students, here are the vehicles that are pocket-friendly and among the top rated for pre-owned vehicles.

Used Cars Under $10,000

  • Dodge Caliber
  • Smart for two
  • Mazda Mazda 3
  • Chevrolet Cobalt
  • Chevrolet HHR

If you’re looking to buy a used car that is both budget-friendly and sporty, consider raising your budget to $15,000 or less for one of the hot cars, or after-market parts, on this list. These cars are not only the most affordable to buy, but they’re the most affordable to drive too. All of the cars on this list are small and compact leading to lower fuel consumption and more money in your pocket.

Cars Under $15,000

  • Chevrolet Cruze
  • Nissan Sentra
  • Honda Civic
  • Hyundai Sonata
  • Nissan Altima

If you want a car that’s luxurious and has the best safety features, you can consider going for vehicles under $30,000. All of the vehicles on this list are a great value, fun to drive and rich in fascinating features. If you’re looking for a car seat friendly ride, consider choosing a vehicle from the class list below.

  • Hyundai Elantra
  • Toyota Camry
  • Honda Accord

If you experience long travels and frequently come across rough terrain, then you should consider purchasing an all-wheel-drive car to get you through your daily drive.

A few of our recommended AWD vehicles include:

  • Lincoln MKZ
  • Subaru Legacy
  • Subaru Outback
  • Subaru cross trek
  • Subaru Impreza