Ranked: Best used sports cars under $20,000
It's not just new cars that people are after. The used car market is full of good cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans that are available at prices far lower than a brand new car.
iSeeCars, a car search engine, analyzed over 6.1 million cars from model years 2011 and newer to determine the used cars that demonstrated long-term reliability and have an average safety rating of at least 4 stars out of 5 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Shoppers with a budget of $20,000 can purchase the following reliable sports cars that are less than 10 years old.
2014 Dodge Charger
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Average Used Price: $16,075
The 2014 Dodge Charger was mostly a carryover from the 2013 model year. It has a standard 292-horsepower V6 engine and several other upgraded power plant options that perform best when paired with an automatic transmission. The five-seater comes standard with cloth upholstery, a 4.3-inch infotainment touch screen, keyless entry, and push-button start.
2012 Audi S4
Photo courtesy of Audi AG
Average Used Price: $17,848
Compared to other vehicles when it was new, the Audi S4 is an athletic, well-appointed sedan. The small car has a sportier setup than the A4 and delivers a more engaging drive.
2014 Ford Mustang
Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company
Average Used Price: $18,278
The Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports car in the world. The 2014 Mustang was the last model year before the car was redesigned so it still has fifth-generation looks. It also retains the car's athleticism and decent driver and front-row passenger space. It comes standard with a 305-horsepower V6 paired with a six-speed manual transmission.
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