If you’re looking for an affordable SUV, you should consider buying used. SUVs offer sporty capabilities, added space for families and friends, and they are often safer than most cars. However, they can be expensive if you buy new. Buying used allows you to save money and avoid depreciation, and several used SUVs are incredibly reliable.
The 2010 to 2014 Equinox has a number of features that make it a great SUV. In addition to affordable pricing options, the Equinox is in-between the compact and midsize segments, which means you get the both of both worlds. You can opt for a 264-horsepower 3.0-liter engine, while features like a 7-inch touchscreen and backup camera improve connectivity and safety. The Equinox is great because it has an intelligent design, a spacious interior, and powerful engine—not to mention a low sticker price for an SUV.
The CR-V is also among the top used SUVs, according to Autotrader. From 2007 to 2011, this SUV came with features like a 166-horsepower four-cylinder engine that also got up to 27 highway mpg*. JD Power awarded the CR-V top ratings in reliability, so you know it will last, and the extensive passenger room and cargo volume ensure no one is cramped in the back seat.
The Nissan Armada is one of the few full-size SUVs that’s an excellent choice when you’re on a budget. You get a 5.6-liter V8 engine that’s capable of towing up to 9,100 pounds. Three-row seating ensures optimum space, and the Armada was relatively unchanged from 2004 to 2010, which means you get a consistent, quality design that’s built to last.
Finally, the RAV4, along with the Equinox, CR-V, and Armada, is one of the best models at retaining its value. This compact SUV was particularly popular from 2006 to 2012, offering an optional 268-horsepower V6 engine, rapid acceleration, and available three-row seating.
Visit Pollard Used Cars in Amarillo to learn more about the best used SUVs on the market. Offering reliable designs, smart features, power, and efficiency, you’ll be impressed when you get behind the wheel of any of these SUVs.
*EPA estimates only. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.