Shopping for a used car can be an overwhelming task with hundreds of models to choose from in a variety of segments and price ranges. To help drivers narrow down the field of available options, Forbes recently pulled together a list of the “Best Used Cars for Your Money,” emphasizing vehicles in varies categories that offer the best overall value based on dependability studies, initial quality, reviews, and Kelley Blue Book data.
Providing the “most bang for the buck,” Forbes’ top ten best used car values highlight 2009 model year vehicles in “excellent” condition with an average 48,500 miles. Overall value can change drastically dependent on the condition of a vehicle though, so make sure to always shop from a reputable dealer and have a thorough inspection completed prior to making a purchase decision.
Best Compact Sporty Car – Scion tC
Best Compact Car – Hyundai Elantra
Best Large Pickup – Ford F-150
Best Midsize Pickup – Nissan Frontier
Best Minivan – Dodge Grand Caravan
Best Compact Crossover SUV – Chevrolet Equinox
Best Midsize Car – Ford Fusion
Best Midsize Premium Car – Hyundai Genesis
Best Subcompact Car – Toyota Yaris
Best Midsize Crossover SUV – Nissan Murano
For more information on these models, as well as overall used car values and dependability, visit Pfeiffer Used Cars in Grand Rapids to speak to a sales associate.