Top 10 Budget-Friendly Used Cars You Should Consider

Top 10 Budget-Friendly Used Cars You Should Consider

At Carloft Canada, we understand the importance of finding a vehicle that balances budget-friendliness with reliability and features. This guide showcases the top 10 used cars that offer phenomenal value without compromising on quality. From 2012 to 2018 models, each car has been selected for its standout attributes, ensuring you get the most for your money.


2012-2013 Mazda3 GS-Sky - $4,900 to $13,000*

The Mazda3 GS-Sky is a prime example of innovation meeting affordability. The introduction of SkyActiv technology in these models marked a leap in fuel efficiency, thanks to the 2.0-litre engine with direct fuel injection. Not only does this model offer excellent fuel economy, but it also comes with appealing features such as heated seats, alloy wheels, and a leather-trimmed steering wheel, making it a top choice for budget-conscious buyers.


2015 Kia Forte Sedan - $8,300 to $17,000*

The 2015 Kia Forte sedan, a hallmark of the model's second generation, sports an upscale design both inside and out. The 1.8-litre engine provides a smooth balance of power and efficiency, and the LX model includes desirable features like air conditioning and keyless entry. For those seeking additional luxury, the EX and SX trims offer enhanced features and a more powerful 2.0-litre engine.


2014 Mitsubishi Lancer DE/SE - $7,000 to $18,000*

Renowned for its durability, the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer in DE and SE trims is equipped with a reliable 148-horsepower, 2.0-litre engine. Its simple yet effective design ensures a long-lasting driving experience, and the SE trim level adds convenience with standard air conditioning, alloy wheels, and heated seats.


2015 Hyundai Accent - $5,000 to $17,000*

The 2015 Hyundai Accent represents a significant improvement over its predecessors, offering a spacious interior and a 1.6-litre engine that delivers a robust 138 horsepower. The GL trim is particularly noteworthy, featuring standard air conditioning, keyless entry, heated seats, and power windows. For those desiring more, the SE and GLS trims offer sunroofs and advanced climate control.


2015 Nissan Sentra SV - $9,000 to $17,000*

The Nissan Sentra is a standout in the compact class for its spacious interior and trunk. The 2015 model features a fuel-efficient 1.8-litre engine and the SV trim comes well-equipped with air conditioning, a backup camera, heated seats, and alloy wheels, making it an excellent choice for practical and comfortable commuting.


2014 Volkswagen Jetta Trendline 2.0 - $7,000 to $14,500*

The Volkswagen Jetta has long been regarded as a premium compact car, and the 2014 model is no exception. Its reliable 2.0-litre engine is well-regarded for its longevity. The base Trendline trim is surprisingly well-equipped, offering a great balance between affordability and comfort.


2014 Toyota Yaris - $9,000 to $17,000*

The Toyota Yaris is synonymous with dependability, and the 2014 model continues this legacy. Its 1.5-litre engine is both fun in urban settings and efficient in all driving conditions. The SE trim stands out with standard air conditioning, keyless entry, power windows, and nifty cruise control, offering a comprehensive package for budget-savvy drivers.


2015 Honda Civic - $10,000 to $16,000*


The Honda Civic has maintained its status as a symbol of reliable and efficient transportation. The 2015 model, powered by a 143-horsepower, 1.8-litre engine, excels in fuel efficiency. The LX trim includes essential features like air conditioning, a backup camera, and heated seats, while higher trims add luxurious options such as a sunroof and navigation.


2013 Chevrolet Cruze LT - $9,000 to $12,000*


The Cruze LT trim is a testament to Chevrolet's commitment to providing feature-rich vehicles at an affordable price. The turbocharged engine offers an engaging driving experience, and the LT trim includes premium features like leather interiors, heated seats, and remote start.


2018 Kia Rio LX - $12,000 to $15,000*


For those prioritizing fuel efficiency and modern features, the 2018 Kia Rio LX is an ideal choice. This model boasts an automatic transmission, Bluetooth connectivity, air conditioning, and keyless entry. Its potential for low mileage and an existing warranty makes it a smart and economical choice.


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Each vehicle in this curated list offers a unique blend of affordability, reliability, and features. Whether you’re seeking a car with efficient performance, luxurious amenities, or simply a dependable daily driver, these top 10 budget-friendly used cars are sure to meet your needs and exceed expectations. Head to Carloft Canada to explore our selection of used cars today.


*All pricing is based on Ontario MSRP and does not include taxes and fees. Dealer pricing may differ. Prices are subject to change anytime without notice.

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