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10 Best Used Family Sedans Under $20,000


Forget about SUVs and pickup trucks. Sedans offer a spacious, comfortable, and fuel-efficient way to tote around four or even five passengers.

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

1. 2015 Buick LaCrosse

2015 Buick LaCrosse in red.

Arguably the poster car for big-sedan value, the spacious Buick LaCrosse is easy enough to find with low miles and many features such as leather seats and premium audio for $20,000 or less. See Buick LaCrosse models for sale

2. 2016 Chevrolet Impala

2016 Chevrolet Impala in red.

Between its muscular styling and well-equipped, spacious cabin, the Chevy Impala is a great choice for drivers seeking a big sedan on a budget. See Chevrolet Impala models for sale

3. 2014 Chrysler 300

2014 Chrysler 300 in black.

The big Chrysler 300 offers optional all-wheel drive and a powerful V8 engine. Nearly every model comes with leather seats, quality interior materials, and a terrific infotainment system that bests some brand-new models in terms of user-friendliness. See Chrysler 300 models for sale

4. 2016 Ford Fusion

2016 Ford Fusion in white.

Ford offered its Euro-style midsize sedan in a wide range of trim levels and powertrains, including the thrifty Fusion Hybrid, rated at 42 mpg combined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There’s even a Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid. See Ford Fusion models for sale

5. 2014 Honda Accord

2014 Honda Accord in red.

Sporty handling, a supple ride, a spacious cabin, and an available hybrid version make the Honda Accord a must-shop among used family sedans. Many models offered driver-assistance tech not typically found at this price point. See Honda Accord models for sale

6. 2015 Hyundai Sonata

2015 Hyundai Sonata in black.

It may be light on thrills, but the Hyundai Sonata delivers with plenty of frills for the money. You’ll find a great infotainment system and many safety features, all for $20,000 or less. See Hyundai Sonata models for sale

7. 2015 Kia Cadenza

2015 Kia Cadenza in silver.

The Kia Cadenza should be at the top of your shopping list if you’re looking for a big, well-equipped sedan. This often-forgotten midsize sedan came loaded with luxury features. See Kia Cadenza models for sale

8. 2017 Nissan Altima

2017 Nissan Altima in blue.

It’s easy to find relatively new versions of the spacious Nissan Altima for under $20,000. These big 4-door cars have comfortable interiors, plenty of tech, and an available V6 engine for terrific acceleration. See Nissan Altima models for sale

9. 2015 Toyota Camry

2015 Toyota Camry in white.

The Toyota Camry has a spacious interior and a smooth, compliant ride, which will make even the most hard-to-please family member happy. The Camry’s extensive list of safety features and Toyota’s reputation for reliability also make this a great choice. See Toyota Camry models for sale

10. 2017 Volkswagen Passat

2017 Volkswagen Passat in silver.

It may boast German engineering, but the VW Passat was designed specifically for American buyers. That means it has a huge cabin, a comfortable ride, and a high-quality look and feel. See Volkswagen Passat models for sale

10 Best Used Family Sedans Under $20,000

  1. 2015 Buick LaCrosse
  2. 2016 Chevrolet Impala
  3. 2014 Chrysler 300
  4. 2016 Ford Fusion
  5. 2014 Honda Accord
  6. 2015 Hyundai Sonata
  7. 2015 Kia Cadenza
  8. 2017 Nissan Altima
  9. 2015 Toyota Camry
  10. 2017 Volkswagen Passat

Andrew Ganz
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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