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10 Best Used Coupes Under $20,000


Coupes are an endangered species on the new car market. However, if you look at the used market, more options become available that can’t be had today. There are also some attractive prices on the used coupe market, making these sporty 2-door models even more appealing.

Here are the 10 best used coupes you can find on Autotrader for under $20,000.

1. 2015-2016 Cadillac ATS

2015 Cadillac ATS Front Left Side in SilverEveryone knows about the Cadillac ATS sedan, but you may have forgotten that it was also available as a sporty coupe. The stylish design lends itself well to a 2-door body, and you also get a premium interior with nice tech features all at a reasonable price. The trick is actually finding one of these rarities. Find a Cadillac ATS for sale

2. 2016-2017 Chevrolet Camaro

2017 Chevrolet Camaro Front Left Side in BlueThe Chevy Camaro is a staple of American muscle cars. The sixth-generation was introduced for the 2016 model year and made the Camaro a smaller, more agile car without forgetting its roots. Find a used Camaro with a V6 or a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and you’ll be getting a cool American sports car that’s a blast to drive. Find a Chevrolet Camaro for sale

3. 2008-2011 Chevrolet Corvette

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Front Right Side in BlueThe Corvette to get for under $20,000 is the C6 generation after getting its upgraded engine in 2008. These Corvette models are in a sweet spot of value as a comfortable grand touring car with more than enough power. It also has the Corvette’s famous reliability, record meaning ownership costs will be lower than most of its European rivals on the used market. Find a Chevrolet Corvette for sale

4. 2015-2017 Dodge Challenger

2017 Dodge Challenger Front Left Side in YellowThe Dodge Challenger has an attitude that is classic cool. Not only does this coupe have timeless muscle car styling, but it has the performance to back it up, even with the base V6 engine. The Challenger got a nice refresh for the 2015 model that made the interior thoroughly more modern than earlier model years. Unlike its cross-town American rivals, the Challenger has back seats you can actually use. Find a Dodge Challenger for sale

5. 2015-2017 Ford Mustang

2017 Ford Mustang Front Left Side in BlueYou can’t go wrong with a used Ford Mustang. The one to keep an eye out for in this price range is an early example of the S550 generation, which brought the introduction of the turbocharged EcoBoost engine. An EcoBoost Mustang is a sports car with little compromise since it’s good on gas and makes over 300 horsepower. Find a Ford Mustang for sale

6. 2015-2017 Honda Accord

2017 Honda Accord Front Left Side in RedSadly, Honda is now officially out of the coupe business. However, it was one of the last hold-outs in building a midsize, front-wheel-drive coupe in the form of the Accord Coupe which lasted until 2017. The Accord Coupe has a decidedly sportier look than its sedan counterpart, and its performance is more muscular than you might think when equipped with the optional V6. Find a Honda Accord for sale

7. 2014-2015 Infiniti Q60

2015 Infiniti Q60 Front in SilverThe Infiniti Q60 is a stylish option in used luxury coupes. It’s also a strong performer thanks to a brawny V6 engine and athletic handling. Adding to its practicality is available all-wheel drive, making it better for drivers in snowy climates than many of its RWD competitors. It’s also quite tuneable if you’re looking for a blank slate to modify to your liking. Find an Infiniti Q60 for sale

8. 2013-2015 Nissan 370Z

2015 Nissan 370Z Front Right Side in WhiteThe Nissan 370Z got revised styling for the 2013 model year, which makes that a good place to begin your search for a used model. The 370Z benefits from strong acceleration and an upscale interior, making it almost feel like a luxury coupe. Handling is quite nimble and it’s especially fun when equipped with a manual transmission. Find a Nissan 370Z for sale

9. 2008-2012 Porsche Cayman

2012 Porsche Cayman Front in RedIf you like the idea of a mid-engine Porsche for under $20,000, then direct your attention to the used Porsche Cayman market. The 987 generation of the Cayman offers supremely well-balanced handling, a fantastic engine mounted behind the driver, and a surprising level of practicality thanks to its hatchback-like body. The premium interior is the cherry on top. Find a Porsche Cayman for sale

10. 2014-2016 Scion FR-S

2016 Scion FR-S Front Right Side in RedWhat is now the Toyota 86 used to be the Scion FR-S back when the Scion brand was still around. Today, the FR-S presents an excellent value in used coupes. It’s not the most powerful coupe, but it’s very agile and fun to drive at any speed. It also has a unique look that still stands out in traffic today. Find a Scion FR-S for sale

10 Best Used Coupes Under $20,000

  1. 2015-2016 Cadillac ATS
  2. 2016-2017 Chevrolet Camaro
  3. 2008-2011 Chevrolet Corvette
  4. 2015-2017 Dodge Challenger
  5. 2015-2017 Ford Mustang
  6. 2015-2017 Honda Accord
  7. 2014-2015 Infiniti Q60
  8. 2013-2015 Nissan 370Z
  9. 2008-2012 Porsche Cayman
  10. 2014-2016 Scion FR-S

Eric Brandt
Eric Brandt
Eric Brandt is an author specializing in Oversteer content, new car reviews, and finding the best car, truck, and SUV deals each month. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Eric can often be found exploring the north woods on his 1983 Honda Gold Wing when the weather allows it. Father of four, husband of one, and unapologetic minivan enthusiast. Eric mastered driving stick by having a 3-cylinder Chevy... Read More about Eric Brandt

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