The best used car or SUV for an individual depends on his price range and style of car desired. Used cars recommended by Consumer Reports for less than $10,000 include the 2008 Mazda3 and the 2007 to 2009 VW Rabbit. SUVs in this price range are the 2005 Honda CRV and Pilot.
Other used vehicles recommended by Consumer Reports in this price range are the 2005 Acura TL and TSX along with the Toyota Avalon and the 2006 to 2008 four-cylinder Hyundai Sonata. The 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander is another recommended SUV for under $10,000. For under $15,000, recommended used vehicles are the 2010 to 2012 Kia Soul, the 2010 Subaru Impreza and the 2006 to 2007 Infiniti G35. SUVs in this price range are the 2005 to 2006 Acura MDX and the 2005 to 2007 Toyota Highlander V6.
Used vehicles recommended by Consumer Reports for under $20,000 include the 2010 to 2013 Toyota Prius and the 2013 to 2014 Hyundai Elantra and Honda Civic. The 2008 to 2012 Honda Accord and the 2010 to 2012 Toyota Camry are recommended models, as is the 2007 to 2008 Lexus ES. SUVs in this budget are the 2009 to 2011 Toyota RAV4 and the 2006 to 2008 Lexus RX. Used cars in the $20,000 to $25,000 bracket are the 2009 Infiniti M and the 2012 to 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid. SUVs include the 2006 to 2007 Lexus GX, the 2011 to 2012 Nissan Murano and the 2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Some of the least reliable used vehicles include the Mini Cooper S, VW Tiguan and Dodge Journey.