20 Best Vehicles Under $20,000

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You Can Buy One of These 20 Great Vehicles for Under $20,000

New cars can be expensive. That doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to get a new set of wheels, though. There are plenty of excellent options available for less than $20,000. A growing number even come standard with the latest advanced safety and smartphone connectivity technologies. 

If you have good credit and make a $2,000 down payment, a $20,000 car can net you car payments of $337 for five years at current interest rates. 

On the next pages, you can see the best of the under-$20,000 vehicles available based on their U.S. News overall score and their price. Note that our scores sometimes change as we receive new information, so the scores shown may not match those on each vehicle’s individual review page.

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