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Due to continuing supply chain shortages, new vehicle prices are at an all-time high. Due to these high prices, a record number of consumers are looking to the used marketplace to find a deal on their next vehicle. One automotive segment that is getting a ton of attention in the used marketplace is the luxury SUV class. These fully-loaded luxury cruisers carry a high price tag when new, but when they are a few years old, you can snag a great deal on a lovely luxury vehicle for the whole family. Here is everything you need to know about the 10 of the best used luxury SUVs you can buy today for under $30,000.

10. 2018 Volvo XC60

The 2018 Volvo XC60 may be a few years old, but it stands tall against some brand-new competition with standard all-wheel drive, a panoramic moonroof, leather seats, and smartphone integration. According to Consumer Reports, buyers can expect to pay between $14,000 and $19,800 for a used 2018 Volvo XC60.

9. 2017 Porsche Macan

A silver 2017 Porsche Macan high-performance luxury compact SUV model
2017 Porsche Macan | VW Group

The Porsche Macan is the smaller cousin of the Porsche Cayenne, which has been in production since 2004. The Macan is a compact luxury crossover SUV that has the handling of a sports sedan with the cargo space of a compact SUV. The 2017 Macan was pricy as a new vehicle, but now as a used vehicle, it is one of the cheapest ways to get behind the wheel of a Porsche, with an average used price of $25,725 on the low end, according to AutoTrader.

8. 2017 Lexus RX350

For under $30,000, the 2017 Lexus RX350 with the 295 horsepower V6 would be an excellent option for any buyer. This Lexus comes with a wonderfully comfortable interior with a smooth-running engine and Lexus dependability. With used prices going for around $27,900, some buyers who could afford to spend over $30,000 may also find a good hybrid model.

7. 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport

The first off-road capable SUV on this list is the 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport. With its high ground clearance, spacious cabin, and optional third row, passengers have the power to get behind the wheel of a genuine Land Rover for a low price. Used models can be had for anywhere between $20,350 and $25,325.

6. 2019 Cadillac XT5

While this Cadillac SUV may not be the most capable offroader, it does offer standard all-wheel drive to handle any road conditions you may encounter. This Cadillac also stands apart from the competition with its angular design, comfortable rear seating, and interior, which feels just a bit better than most of the competition. A used 2019 Caddilac XT5 can be had for around $23,325 on the cheaper side, with mint condition models priced well above $30,000.

5. 2018 BMW X5

Behind the wheel of a 2018 BMW X5, you may be fooled into thinking you are piloting a BMW sport sedan. It isn’t until you notice the ride height and interior space that you realize you are in a crossover SUV. With sport sedan handling, a quiet interior, and excellent visibility for a crossover, this BMW does just about everything right for an entry-level luxury SUV. Some examples of the X5 can be found for around $27,250.

4. 2019 BMW X1

The 2019 BMW X1 was one of the cheapest BMWs available when new, and as such, used models are even more affordable, with X1 used prices ranging between $23,600 and $24,925. This X1 is much smaller than the X5, which makes it easier to maneuver and live within a crowded city-dwelling lifestyle.

3. 2018 Audi Q3 Sport

The 2018 Audi Q3 Sport brings all of the luxury and class of the Audi lineup to an affordable, entry-level luxury SUV package. The Q3 rides great with wonderful handling paired with a luxurious, floaty ride, and has premium quality typically only found in bigger SUVs, in a much smaller size. The Audi Q3 can be purchased for less than $20,000 in some instances due to its availability and size.

2. 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio brings a ton of power to the table, with the top engine option offering 505 horsepower from its 2.9L turbo V6 well within the $30,000 price range. This power also comes with great handling capabilities and an incredibly appealing exterior style that screams Alfa Romeo Italian styling.

1. 2018 Acura MDX

The 2018 Acura MDX has been setting the standard for the midsize luxury SUV automotive segment. With excellent power, tons of tech in the interior, standard safety features that are still a luxury in many cars today, and a standard third-row seat, this MDX does just about everything better than the competition at a low price. The 2018 MDX can be found used for as low as $25,750.

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