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9 Great Used SUVs Under $15,000 in 2019

Modern SUVs have a lot to offer and there’s one for just about everybody. Whether you need one as a safe and reliable family vehicle, a truck like workhorse or just for having fun off-road, there’s a lot of variety in the SUV market today.

Used SUVs offer an especially good value and right now, the used market is packed with attractive offerings at affordable prices that might surprise you. Here are nine great used crossovers and SUVs you can get for under $15,000 on Autotrader.

2012-2016 Honda CR-V

2012-2016 Honda CR-V

The fourth-generation Honda CR-V is a great, well-balanced compact SUV that checks a lot of boxes for a wide range of drivers. This is the generation that introduced Real-Time all-wheel drive, which uses a multi-plate clutch system making for smooth power delivery to the rear wheels when necessary. The CR-V makes a good commuter, errand-runner and small family car and it can be had on the used market pretty affordable. It received a nice face-lift for the 2015 model year which introduced a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that improved fuel economy. Find a Honda CR-V for sale

2013-2018 Toyota RAV4

2013-2018 Toyota RAV4

Another popular compact crossover SUV is the Toyota RAV4 and the fourth-generation model is a bargain on the used market. This is the generation that positioned the RAV4 as more of a road-going crossover rather than a little off-roader by ditching the spare tire on the back in favor of a more traditional lift gate. There’s an efficient hybrid variant available helping to make the RAV4 even more practical. Find a Toyota RAV4 for sale

2007-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe

2007-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban

If you need to do some heavy lifting with the whole family in tow, there are few vehicles that can do it all quite like the Chevrolet Tahoe or the longer the Suburban. The only difference between these two 3-row, full-size SUVs is that the Suburban is longer, giving it even more room for passengers and cargo. These big SUVs offer real, truck like capability, while also serving as good family cars with room for everyone and all of their stuff. Find a Chevrolet Tahoe for sale or Find a Chevrolet Suburban for sale

2016-2019 Fiat 500X

2016-2019 Fiat 500X

For something a little smaller and quirkier, the Fiat 500X subcompact crossover is a good, affordable option. It’s mechanically identical to the more popular Jeep Renegade, but the Fiat is depreciating at a much faster rate than the Jeep making it a strong value on the used market. If you like the idea of a Renegade with some European flair, that’s exactly what the 500X delivers and it’s a well-kept secret in affordable used SUVs. Find a Fiat 500X for sale

2011-2018 Ford Explorer

2011-2018 Ford Explorer

The fifth-generation Ford Explorer marked a big change for this popular SUV by switching from body-on-frame to unibody and from rear-wheel drive to front-wheel drive (with optional AWD). Since it was so popular as a family vehicle for so long, Ford decided to give it more car like driving characteristics and the sales number showed that people loved the changes. The Explorer offers three rows of seats, making it a nice minivan alternative for bigger families or anyone who finds themselves carrying a lot of passengers regularly. Find a Ford Explorer for sale

2010-2015 Lexus RX

2010-2015 Lexus RX

The Lexus RX is an extremely popular luxury SUV and it’s not hard to see why. It takes Toyota reliability and adds the features, styling and ride quality of a luxury vehicle to create a comfortable, enjoyable driving experience. The third-generation RX can now be had for less than $15,000 and it’s one of the best values today in used luxury crossovers. Like the RAV4, this Lexus can also be had as a hybrid, but those might be harder to find at this price point. Find a Lexus RX for sale

2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler

2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler

Looking for a little off-road adventure? The Jeep Wrangler is famous for being one of the slowest-depreciating vehicles on the market, but the JK generation of the Wrangler goes back so far that it can be had for less than $15,000. Most Wranglers at that price are going to be the more traditional 2-door models that serve as simple and rugged off-roaders, but what these Jeeps lack in luxury they make up for in character. Find a Jeep Wrangler for sale

2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

Another good 3-row crossover option is the third-generation Hyundai Santa Fe. With seating for up to seven, the Santa Fe has room for the whole family. We like the powerful standard V6 engine in this Hyundai, which delivers performance that might surprise you in a family SUV while returning respectable fuel economy. The Santa Fe is an especially good value in the Limited trim which adds leather seating, navigation, premium audio and available second-row captain’s chairs. Find a Hyundai Santa Fe for sale

2014-2019 Nissan Rogue

2014-2019 Nissan Rogue

The current Nissan Rogue hasn’t had any major changes since the 2014 model year, which means you can get a pretty nice used current-generation Rogue at an affordable price. The Rogue offers many of the same virtues as the CR-V and the RAV4 with lots of versatility and practicality plus optional all-wheel drive and a hybrid option. The Rogue also has the distinction of having an optional third row of seats, but only through the 2017 model year. Seating for up to seven is quite rare in a compact crossover. Find a Nissan Rogue for sale

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