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10 Best New Luxury Cars Under $35,000

Looking for loads of luxury without breaking the bank? Several automakers offer fine luxury cars for right around $35,000 — or a few bucks less, if you’re a great negotiator taking advantage of the Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price. Here’s a look at 10 of the best.

1. 2020 Audi A3

2020 Audi A3

Those four rings on the front grille are a clear indicator of luxury, but you may be surprised to find that Audi offers a small sedan for less than $35,000. The A3 is a small Audi, but that doesn’t mean it’s light on tech thanks to its impressive infotainment system and available collision-avoidance features. Find an Audi A3 for sale

2. 2020 Acura ILX

2020 Acura ILX

Zippy, frugal, and boasting Acura’s legendary reputation for reliability, the ILX is a small sedan worth considering. It also falls well within our $35,000 threshold, meaning you’ll have extra cash in the bank for whatever life throws at you. Find an Acura ILX for sale

3. 2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura TLX

If the allure of turbocharged power isn’t enough, the Acura TLX throws in impressive handling, a luxurious interior, and loads of technology. It’s a sedan you won’t want to miss. Find an Acura TLX for sale

4. 2020 Buick Encore

2020 Buick Encore

City dwellers, take note: the Buick Encore is a right-sized small crossover with panache and luxurious details throughout. It’s also one of the least-expensive small crossovers you’ll find, especially considering its high level of features and refinement.  Find a Buick Encore for sale

5. 2020 Buick Envision

2020 Buick Envision

The Buick Envision is a hushed crossover with low levels of in-cabin noise, making it a perfect highway companion. Its comfortable interior is augmented by impressive performance from its available turbocharged engine, which still keeps it well within our $35,000 budget. Find a Buick Envision for sale

6. 2020 Cadillac CT4

2020 Cadillac CT4

If its dramatic styling isn’t enough, consider that the well-equipped Cadillac CT4 boasts Autobahn-worthy handling from its honed chassis and impressive performance from its turbocharged powertrains. You won’t want to miss this stylish Caddy. Find a Cadillac CT4 for sale

7. 2020 Lexus UX

2020 Lexus UX

Lexus is synonymous with both crossovers and luxury, and the gateway to the brand is a worthy choice. The UX has sporty looks and offers a fuel-efficient hybrid powertrain. Find a Lexus UX for sale

8. 2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

An entry-level Mercedes-Benz is more attainable than you might expect. The recently-introduced A-Class boasts stunning styling and an interior so loaded with tech that you might think you’re behind the wheel of a Benz costing tens of thousands more. That’s no accident since the A-Class uses the same feature seat as the megabuck S-Class. Find a Mercedes-Benz A-Class for sale

9. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

If you like the A-Class but find yourself wanting a little more cargo room, a higher seating position, and maybe a smidge more ground clearance, shuffle over to the GLA. The freshly-reworked small Mercedes crossover has been a hit thanks to its good looks and its just-right dimensions. Find a Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class for sale

10. 2020 Volvo XC40

2020 Volvo XC40

Dapper, and yet still whimsical, the Volvo XC40 seems to do it all. Its turbocharged powertrains deliver great acceleration, while its spacious interior has room for you and several other passengers. Add to its resume a full complement of high-tech features and some sustainable interior materials, and the XC40 remains a show-stopper no matter the price tag. Find a Volvo XC40 for sale

10 Best New Luxury Cars Under $35,000

  1. 2020 Audi A3
  2. 2020 Acura ILX
  3. 2020 Acura TLX
  4. 2020 Buick Encore
  5. 2020 Buick Envision
  6. 2020 Cadillac CT4
  7. 2020 Lexus UX
  8. 2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  9. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
  10. 2020 Volvo XC40
Andrew Ganz
Andrew Ganz is an author specializing in helping in-market consumers get the most bang for their buck -- and the best car, while they're at it. When not virtually shopping for new and used cars, Andrew can probably be found under the hood of a vintage classic that's rapidly losing fluids.

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