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

 
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid
Price:
$4,949

Miles:
189,485
Cleveland, OH
Offered by:
Ganley Ford West
Location:
Cleveland
,
OH
44111
2013 Chrysler 200 Touring
2013 Chrysler 200 Touring
Price:
$4,866

Miles:
134,981
Willoughby Hills, OH
Offered by:
Serpentini Chevrolet Willoughby
Location:
Willoughby Hills
,
OH
44092
2009 Ford Taurus Limited
2009 Ford Taurus Limited
Price:
$3,995

Miles:
186,810
Tiffin, OH
Offered by:
Integrity Automall
Location:
Tiffin
,
OH
44883
2006 Ford Taurus SE
2006 Ford Taurus SE
Price:
$2,995

Miles:
194,499
Lorain, OH
Offered by:
Quality Carz and More LLC
Location:
Lorain
,
OH
44053
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT
Price:
$3,995

Miles:
176,227
Tiffin, OH
Offered by:
Integrity Automall
Location:
Tiffin
,
OH
44883
2008 Pontiac G6 Base
2008 Pontiac G6 Base
Price:
$2,950

Miles:
156,322
Mentor, OH
Offered by:
Honda of Mentor
Location:
Mentor
,
OH
44060
2006 Pontiac Montana SV6
2006 Pontiac Montana SV6
Price:
$4,595

Miles:
145,896
St Louis, MI
Offered by:
Seeley Auto Sales
Location:
St Louis
,
MI
48880
2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT LS
2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT LS
Price:
$995

Miles:
242,389
Saginaw, MI
Offered by:
McDonald GMC Cadillac
Location:
Saginaw
,
MI
48603
2014 FIAT 500 Pop
2014 FIAT 500 Pop
Price:
$4,997

Miles:
90,081
Augola, IN
Offered by:
Harold Ford Inc.
Location:
Augola
,
IN
46703
2008 Nissan Versa S
2008 Nissan Versa S
Price:
$2,500

Miles:
154,465
Lansing, MI
Offered by:
DJ's Auto Sales
Location:
Lansing
,
MI
48910
2012 Toyota Prius Two
2012 Toyota Prius Two
Price:
$4,700

Miles:
219,292
Madison Heights, MI
Offered by:
Golling KIA of Madison Heights
Location:
Madison Heights
,
MI
48071
2008 Kia Sportage LX
2008 Kia Sportage LX
Price:
$3,000

Miles:
151,113
Hartland, MI
Offered by:
CARite of Hartland
Location:
Hartland
,
MI
48843


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