Best Used Cars Under $5000

 
If you are on a budget, and you're looking to buy a used vehicle, you may want to start out by finding the best used cars for under 5000 dollars. This is a good starting point when searching for a pre-owned vehicle. You won't be able to get a late model car or truck for this price, but you can still find a reliable piece of transportation that should last. One of the nice things about buying a vehicle for under $5k is most of the depreciation is gone. This means you could sell the vehicle in a few years, and not lose that much, as long as you maintain it, and keep it in decent shape.

Shown below are our picks for the top 5 vehicles in this price range. The selections are based on a combination of dependability, fuel economy, and value. Prices for the vehicles are based on Kelley Blue Book data.
 
2008 Ford Focus
2008 Ford Focus

The 2008 Ford Focus comes with a four-door sedan and two-door coupe body styles. These have a contemporary appearance, good safety features, ride comfort, great fuel efficiency, and even adopts the Sync system.

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2005 Scion tC
2005 Scion tC

A Scion tC is the perfect car for someone who is into customizing their wheels. These cars come in under the $5,000 budget and are owned by the Toyota brand - so you can expect quality and reliability. These models typically come with an enhanced sound system and sunroof.

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2007 Ford Escape
2007 Ford Escape

The 2007 Ford Escape was a pretty big seller when it first came out so there are many out there on used car lots ready to be picked up again. Due to so many of these being made there is a widespread of parts to make repairs a bit cheaper versus a more international brand. It comes with adequate spacing and cargo areas.

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2010 Fiat 500
2010 Fiat 500

This is probably one of the more modern and "up to date" cars that you can buy with less than $5,000. These are typically your "city car" since they are smaller making parking and city navigation much easier. It gets great fuel economy but it very compact with spacing and interior space.

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2006 Toyota Camry
2006 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry is one of the best selling cars throughout it's entire life span. It is a customer favorite with four doors, great trunk space, and the best part - reliability. These cars come with good safety and reliability ratings and are perfect for a nice used car on a budget.

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Using the search box below, you can search for any of these vehicles in your area, along with other makes and models not listed. Another option is to use the money you have as a partial down payment for a nicer vehicle with less miles on it. Many financed vehicles will come with a warranty, so you won't need to worry about the high cost of repairs that often come with lower priced vehicles. You could also get approved for zero down financing, and you can save your cash for other expenses.
 
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Vehicles Less Than $5k

 
2004 Saturn Vue
2004 Saturn Vue
Price:
$4,859

Miles:
105,436
Bedford, OH
Offered by:
Ganley Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM
Location:
Bedford
,
OH
44146
2009 Ford Focus SE
2009 Ford Focus SE
Price:
$3,500

Miles:
145,545
Imlay City, MI
Offered by:
Milnes Chevrolet
Location:
Imlay City
,
MI
48444
2013 Chevrolet Sonic LT
2013 Chevrolet Sonic LT
Price:
$4,900

Miles:
145,545
Grand Ledge, MI
Offered by:
Sundance Chevrolet
Location:
Grand Ledge
,
MI
48837
2008 Cadillac STS V6
2008 Cadillac STS V6
Price:
$4,495

Miles:
152,131
Chesaning, MI
Offered by:
Showcase Auto Sales LLC
Location:
Chesaning
,
MI
48616
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport
Price:
$4,000

Miles:
129,121
Troy, MI
Offered by:
Suburban Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Troy
Location:
Troy
,
MI
48084
2007 Ford Edge SEL Plus
2007 Ford Edge SEL Plus
Price:
$4,500

Miles:
183,988
Westlake, OH
Offered by:
Serpentini Chevrolet Westlake
Location:
Westlake
,
OH
44145
2011 Ford Flex SEL
2011 Ford Flex SEL
Price:
$4,495

Miles:
218,212
Chesaning, MI
Offered by:
Showcase Auto Sales LLC
Location:
Chesaning
,
MI
48616
2007 Ford Fusion SE
2007 Ford Fusion SE
Price:
$3,900

Miles:
140,489
Grand Ledge, MI
Offered by:
Sundance Chevrolet
Location:
Grand Ledge
,
MI
48837
2011 Ford Fusion SE
2011 Ford Fusion SE
Price:
$3,995

Miles:
147,300
Cleveland, OH
Offered by:
Long Brothers Car Co.
Location:
Cleveland
,
OH
44111
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Price:
$5,000

Miles:
159,878
Grand Blanc Charter Township, MI
Offered by:
Al Serra Auto Plaza
Location:
Grand Blanc Charter Township
,
MI
48439
2011 Kia Sorento LX
2011 Kia Sorento LX
Price:
$4,495

Miles:
204,968
Chesaning, MI
Offered by:
Showcase Auto Sales LLC
Location:
Chesaning
,
MI
48616
2008 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring
2008 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring
Price:
$4,688

Miles:
132,000
Bedford, OH
Offered by:
Mazda of Bedford
Location:
Bedford
,
OH
44146


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