KBB Picks the Best Used Cars Under $8,000

With new car prices averaging $33,801, many Americans are looking for a good deal on a quality used car. Fortunately, they have the experts at Kelley Blue Book to help them make the best choice.

KBB recently set out to determine the best used cars under $8,000.

It’s an interesting price point – one where a buyer with good credit can enjoy car payments well under $150. Or where an aggressive saver can buy their car outright.

To determine its picks, KBB didn’t go for the cars packed with the most features, or ones that offer the best performance.

Instead, in keeping with the theme of frugality and value, KBB’s editors consulted with their their master mechanic to pick the best used cars under $8,000. In other words, reliability over time was a key factor in making these picks.

KBB.com’s 10 Best Used Cars Under $8,000 for 2016 Are:

1 2006 Toyota Avalon

2 2007 Honda Accord

3 2010 Honda Civic

4 2008 Toyota Corolla

5 2008 Ford Crown Victoria

6 2006 Subaru Outback

7 2007 Nissan Maxima

8 2007 Subaru Impreza

9 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata

10 2010 Kia Soul

You can find out more about these cars at kbb.com/10-best-used-cars-under-8000-for-2016.

We think these are good choices. The list includes long-time favorites with way-above-average reputations for reliability. What could be more important that?

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