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

 
2013 Ford Escape SEL
2013 Ford Escape SEL
Price:
$4,500

Miles:
205,286
Macomb, MI
Offered by:
Matick Toyota
Location:
23405 Hall Rd
Macomb
,
MI
48042
2015 Ram 1500 Crew Cab SLT Pickup 4D 5 1/2 ft
2015 Ram 1500 Crew Cab SLT Pickup 4D 5 1/2 ft
Price:
$3,500

Miles:
175,590
Shelby Twp, MI
Offered by:
Michigan Premier Automotive Group
Location:
50111 Van Dyke Ave
Shelby Twp
,
MI
48317
2011 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Sport Pickup 4D 6 1/3 ft
2011 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Sport Pickup 4D 6 1/3 ft
Price:
$2,500

Miles:
130,092
Shelby Twp, MI
Offered by:
Michigan Premier Automotive Group
Location:
50111 Van Dyke Ave
Shelby Twp
,
MI
48317
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT Sport Utility 4D
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT Sport Utility 4D
Price:
$4,995

Miles:
209,701
Dearborn Heights, MI
Offered by:
Wes Financial Auto Group Inc
Location:
5952 N Telegraph Rd
Dearborn Heights
,
MI
48127
2008 Ford Focus SES
2008 Ford Focus SES
Price:
$4,998

Miles:
128,678
Farmington Hills, MI
Offered by:
Serra Ford Farmington Hills
Location:
39300 West Ten Mile
Farmington Hills
,
MI
48335
2012 Ford Focus SE
2012 Ford Focus SE
Price:
$4,998

Miles:
138,766
Farmington Hills, MI
Offered by:
Serra Ford Farmington Hills
Location:
39300 West Ten Mile
Farmington Hills
,
MI
48335
2014 Ford Escape SE
2014 Ford Escape SE
Price:
$2,800

Miles:
302,084
Lapeer, MI
Offered by:
Milnes Ford, Inc.
Location:
333 E. Genesee Street
Lapeer
,
MI
48446
2008 Ford F-150
2008 Ford F-150
Price:
$4,995

Miles:
121,699
Clinton Township, MI
Offered by:
Mike Dorian Ford, Inc.
Location:
35900 Gratiot Ave
Clinton Township
,
MI
48035
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS
Price:
$3,500

Miles:
138,093
Brighton, MI
Offered by:
Brighton Ford, Inc.
Location:
8240 W Grand River
Brighton
,
MI
48114
2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS
2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS
Price:
$4,918

Miles:
143,781
Rochester Hills, MI
Offered by:
Serra Ford Rochester Hills
Location:
2890 S Rochester Rd
Rochester Hills
,
MI
48307
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
Price:
$3,995

Miles:
202,612
Washington, MI
Offered by:
Suburban Ford of Romeo
Location:
12425 30 Mile Road
Washington
,
MI
48095
2008 Honda Odyssey EX
2008 Honda Odyssey EX
Price:
$4,500

Miles:
142,881
Brighton, MI
Offered by:
Brighton Ford, Inc.
Location:
8240 W Grand River
Brighton
,
MI
48114


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