Search Cars for Sale

10 Best Used Midsize Cars Under $15,000

While a lot of people are buying SUVs, that isn’t necessarily the vehicle for everyone. Midsize sedans offer plenty of utility and comfort, especially when you’re shopping for a pre-owned car. For less than the price of a new subcompact, you can find yourself behind the wheel of one of these 10 Best Used Midsize Cars Under $15,000.

1. 2015 Honda Accord

2015 Honda Accord Hybrid

The Honda Accord is a sedan with impressive levels of quality and timeless styling. It’s spacious, sporty, and dependable, and you get a lot of car for less than $15K. Find a Honda Accord for sale

2. 2016 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Toyota’s perennial best-seller boasts excellent quality and reliability. These elements translate into high resale value. You should be able to find a variety of trim levels of the 2016 Toyota Camry that are within your budget. Find a Toyota Camry for sale

3. 2018 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

The Kia Optima is a practical sedan that comes with a lot of impressive tech and safety features as standard equipment. It also happens to be one of the best-looking sedans on this list. Find a Kia Optima for sale

4. 2016 Hyundai Sonata

Hyuandai Sonata

The Sonata has a solid reputation for offering value pricing when new, as each model comes with plenty of equipment and an excellent transferrable warranty. These strengths carry over into the second-hand market, making the Sonata a smart buy. Find a Hyundai Sonata for sale

5. 2015 Buick LaCrosse

2015 Buick LaCrosse

More premium than mainstream, the Buick LaCrosse offers a quiet, comfortable ride. The LaCrosse is built to last. While this sedan is no longer being manufactured, older models have plenty of life in them. Find a Buick LaCrosse for sale

6. 2017 Nissan Altima

2017 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is an underrated model that deserves a look. If you can find an SR, it’s the sportier take on Nissan’s midsize family sedan. Find a Nissan Altima for sale

7. 2015 Subaru Legacy

2015 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy is the only midsize sedan that comes standard with all-wheel drive. If that isn’t enough reason to consider the Legacy, add in Subaru’s reputation for reliability, and you have a family car that’s safe and dependable in all seasons. Find a Subaru Legacy for sale

8. 2015 Mazda6

2015 Mazda6

The Mazda6 is a sedan with beautiful lines and excellent handling. While there’s a bit less rear-seat legroom than its rivals, the Mazda more than makes up for it with its spirited road manners. Find a Mazda6 for sale

9. 2016 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion Midsize

The Ford Fusion was recently discontinued, but used versions of this handsome sedan offer plenty of value. You can get a top-of-the-line Titanium and stay within a $15,000 budget.  Find a Ford Fusion for sale

10. 2016 Volkswagen Passat

2016 Volkswagen Passat

Add Euro-inspired handling to a sedan that has a massive trunk and a spacious second row, and you have the Volkswagen Passat. While it typically comes with a 4-cylinder engine, you might be able to find one with the more powerful V6. Find a Volkswagen Passat for sale

10 Best Used Midsize Cars Under $15,000

1. 2015 Honda Accord
2. 2016 Toyota Camry
3. 2018 Kia Optima
4. 2016 Hyundai Sonata
5. 2015 Buick LaCrosse
6. 2017 Nissan Altima
7. 2015 Subaru Legacy
8. 2015 Mazda6
9. 2016 Ford Fusion
10. 2016 Volkswagen Passat

Related:

Matt DeLorenzo
Matt DeLorenzo is an author who specializes in writing news, advice, and car reviews. A member of the North American Car of the Year jury, he has spent more than four decades covering the auto industry and has held key posts at industry and consumer publications including Automotive News, AutoWeek, and Road & Track. He is also an author of automotive books including Modern Chrysler Concept... Read More about Matt DeLorenzo

Sign up for Autotrader newsletters

The best cars and best deals delivered to your inbox

Email Address 

By subscribing, you agree to our privacy policy

Where You Can Buy

Loading dealers...

Leave a Comment

Most Popular Articles

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: First Look

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid jumps to the head of the hybrid class.

Best Truck Deals: October 2021

These are the best deals on trucks for the month of October 2021.

Search By Style

More Articles Like This