If you’re shopping for a used car with a $20,000 budget, there are a lot of attractive used hybrid cars you can afford that can save you a lot of fuel in the long run. There are also more options than you might think in used hybrids. It’s not just compact hatchbacks, there are some nice hybrid sedans and SUVs out there as well.
Here are six great used hybrids cars you can find on Autotrader for less than $20,000 in 2019.
2010-2015 Lexus RX 450h
The Lexus RX 450h that ran from 2010 through 2015 is not only a great value in hybrids, but a great value in used luxury SUVs. This midsize crossover has excellent safety and reliability ratings and it’s good on gas returning up to 32 miles per gallon in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Its roomy interior and a smooth, quiet ride make it a pleasant place to be and the luxurious interior is one of the nicest you can get at this price point. Find a Lexus RX Hybrid for sale
2016-2019 Toyota Prius
The current generation of the excellent Toyota Prius can already easily be found for less than $20,000 on the used market. This hybrid hatchback gets an incredible fuel economy rating of up to 58 mpg city/53 mpg hwy contributing to its very low ownership costs. The Prius is also pretty spacious on the inside for both passengers and cargo, especially for a compact. It might not be fast or exciting, but a used Prius is one of the most practical cars you can buy. Find a Toyota Prius for sale
2008-2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
If you want an efficient hybrid and need seating for up to seven people, then the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is for you. It got a nice face-lift in 2011 with revised, more modern styling, a standard third row of seats and fuel economy was improved to 28 mpg both in the city and on the highway, which is great for this class. The Highlander Hybrid also shares many of the virtues of other popular Toyota models like excellent safety scores and solid reliability. Find a Toyota Highlander Hybrid for sale
2013-2016 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
For a stylish, modern, midsize luxury sedan that’s also great on gas, one of the best values in this class is a used Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. It’s a lot like the Ford Fusion Hybrid, but packs in more standard equipment and a more luxurious look and feel. This Lincoln is not exactly a sport sedan, but its impressive fuel economy rating of 38 mpg city/37 mpg hwy means you’ll be saving fuel while riding in comfort and style. Find a Lincoln MKZ Hybrid for sale
2014-2017 Honda Accord Hybrid
Another great deal in hybrid midsize sedans is the previous generation of the Honda Accord Hybrid. This one offers outstanding fuel economy numbers of 49 mpg city/47 mpg hwy while also delivering everything that people love about the Accord like a comfortable ride and a nice, spacious interior. When it comes to efficient family sedans, an Accord Hybrid is a hard value to beat in used hybrid cars. Find a Honda Accord Hybrid for sale
2017-2019 Kia Niro
The Kia Niro is still pretty new, but this hybrid subcompact crossover is already a great deal on the used market that can easily be found under the $20k mark. It has excellent fuel economy numbers of up to 52 mpg city/49 mpg hwy, making it the second most efficient hybrid on our list behind the mighty Prius. The quick acceleration of the Niro makes it surprisingly fun to drive and its user-friendly UVO infotainment system is one of our favorites in the industry. Find a Kia Niro Hybrid for sale