12 Best Cars for Less Than $30,000 in 2017

2017 Honda Accord
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2017 Honda Accord

$22,455 | U.S. News Score: 8.5/10 (Details Below)

The 2017 Honda Accord isn’t the least expensive model in the midsize sedan segment, but it’s one of the best. Prices start at $22,455, and unless you opt for the V6-equipped Touring model, all Accord trim levels are priced under $30,000. A 185-horsepower four-cylinder engine is standard.

In our rankings of midsize cars, the Accord earns one of the top spots. While the Accord doesn’t stand head and shoulders over its competitors in any one area, it’s like a decathlon athlete that’s competent in nearly every aspect that buyers look at.

You can add a suite of advanced safety features and driver assistance technology to any trim level of the car for $1,000. The Honda Sensing package includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and more.

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