Cars.com, the leading online resource for buying and selling new and used vehicles has released its annual list of the best used cars shoppers can buy for around $10,000. To make the cut, Cars.com editors first narrowed down the list to cars that passed crash tests and come with standard safety features. From those vehicles, Cars.com editors analyzed reliability, drivability and practicality of each car.
"The price gap between the average new and used car is right around $20,000," according to Joe Wiesenfelder, Cars.com's Executive Editor. "There are a lot of great used cars on the market, and with a significant price difference between new and used cars, we know that many shoppers choose to go the used route. We sifted through a lot of data, crunched a lot of numbers, and from a pool of more than 60 candidates, we chose the 10 best used cars that shoppers can find for around $10,000."
Listed alphabetically, the 10 best $10k cars according to Cars.com editors are:
"The used car market is constantly changing, and prices may vary from one city to another," said Wiesenfelder. "We think these are all great, diverse options that pack a lot of value for every type of car shopper."
For more information on these cars, or to read any other Cars.com top ten lists, visit blogs.cars.com or http://blogs.cars.com/kickingtires/top_10s/.
Cars.com is an award-winning online destination for car shoppers that offers information from consumers and experts to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. Cars.com offers thousands of new and used vehicle listings, consumer reviews, side-by-side comparison tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content and many other tools. Cars.com put millions of car buyers in control of their shopping process with the information they need to make confident buying decisions. Launched in June 1998, Cars.com is a division of Classified Ventures LLC, which is owned by leading media companies, including Belo (NYSE: BLC), Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), Tribune Company and The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO).