Although you may sacrifice state-of-the-art tech features and a manufacturer warranty by purchasing a used car instead of a new car, a used vehicle’s lower price tag means you’ll save money up front. Used cars also come with a track record, meaning you’ll have a sense of the maintenance and repair expenses that lie ahead. In the U.S. News Best Used Car Rankings, a vehicle’s Cost to Own score also helps you forecast future expenses in terms of maintenance, repairs, fuel, insurance and taxes and fees over five years. U.S. News rankings are continually updated for used cars as new ownership cost and reliability data is released. For the time being, the following cars and SUVs sit in the top spot in their respective classes, and they're a great place to start your used car shopping.
Best Used Cars and SUVs for the New Year
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