Used Upscale Midsize Cars $20K to $25K

View the best used upscale midsize cars priced between $20,000 and $25,000. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used upscale midsize cars for sale in your area. Learn more about our rankings»

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2012 Lexus ES

Automotive journalists praised the 2012 Lexus ES for its luxurious interior and comfortable ride, but said it isn't as agile as rivals. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.9
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.6
Safety: 8.3
Reliability: 5_0
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2012 Cadillac CTS

The 2012 Cadillac CTS is an appealing sport sedan thanks to its powerful 3.6-liter V6, responsive handling and attractive interior styling. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.8
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.5
Interior: 8.0
Cost to Own: 8.4
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 4_5
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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers a satisfying driving experience and luxurious interior. That, along with its excellent safety ratings, make it one of the ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.7
Critics' Rating: 9.5
Performance: 8.6
Interior: 9.2
Cost to Own: 7.7
Safety: 9.6
Reliability: 4_0
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2013 Acura TL

Automotive experts were impressed with the 2013 Acura TL's high-tech interior features, first-rate cabin materials and sharp handling. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 7.9
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 8.3
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_5
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2010 Lexus GS Hybrid

The 2010 Lexus GS Hybrid offers the performance of a large luxury car but with better fuel economy. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 8.7
Performance: 8.8
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 8.1
Safety: 9.9
Reliability: 4_0
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2012 Acura TL

The 2012 Acura TL impressed critics with its strong engine lineup, agile handling and spacious rear seats. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.5
Critics' Rating: 8.7
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.5
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2011 BMW 3-Series

The BMW 3-Series may not swaddle its occupants in luxury as well as some 2011 midsize cars, but reviewers said the 3-Series will keep ... Read full review »

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Overall: 8.5
Critics' Rating: 9.6
Performance: 9.4
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 8.0
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_5
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2012 Lexus HS

Automotive critics liked the 2012 Lexus HS’ spacious back seats, nicely constructed interior and intuitive tech features, but pointed out that it is sluggish ... Read full review »

Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 7.2
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 9.0
Reliability: 4_5
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2011 Audi A6

The 2011 Audi A6 is a solid luxury sedan with good crash test scores, fun-to-drive performance and an upscale interior, but a complex infotainment ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.6
Performance: 8.7
Interior: 8.5
Cost to Own: 8.3
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_5
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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe has a comfortable ride and excellent safety scores, but the E-Class isn’t as sporty as rival luxury large cars. ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 8.5
Cost to Own: 7.7
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 3_0
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2012 Infiniti G37

Test drivers agreed that the 2012 Infiniti G has lively handling and a stylish, well-built interior. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 9.2
Performance: 8.9
Interior: 8.3
Cost to Own: 8.5
Safety: 9.4
Reliability: 2_5
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2015 Infiniti Q40

The 2015 Infiniti Q40 doesn’t crack the top half of its class because it has an outdated interior design, and rivals have more up-to-date ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.8
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 8.4
Interior: 7.8
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: N/A
Reliability: 3_0
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2014 Volkswagen CC

The 2014 Volkswagen CC has a small back seat, according to auto writers, but it somewhat redeems itself with its attractive interior and lively ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.8
Critics' Rating: 8.1
Performance: 7.7
Interior: 7.6
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 8.7
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Lincoln MKZ

Critics said the redesigned 2013 Lincoln MKZ suffers from lackluster handling, a confusing infotainment system and a cramped back seat. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.8
Critics' Rating: 5.8
Performance: 6.3
Interior: 6.1
Cost to Own: 8.6
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 5_0
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2013 Cadillac ATS

Automotive journalists wrote that the 2013 Cadillac ATS has nimble handling and an impressive engine lineup, but it also has a small back seat ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 6.9
Cost to Own: 8.4
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 2_0
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2012 Volvo C70

Though critics agreed that the 2012 Volvo C70 has a high-quality interior beneath its retractable hardtop, they said it can’t match the performance of ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.0
Critics' Rating: 7.2
Performance: 7.0
Interior: 7.6
Cost to Own: 8.5
Safety: N/A
Reliability: 2_5
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