This SUV Is #1 on U.S. News’ Best Used SUVs List Twice

There are a lot of great reasons to consider a used SUV. Right now, availability is one of them: it’s a heck of a time to be trying to buy a new SUV thanks to supply chain issues and chip shortages. Those looking for the best used SUVs may turn to a list like U.S. News’, which ranks the top 77 used SUVs. Three SUVs tie for first place on U.S. News’ list, and two of them are the same make and model – the Hyundai Santa Fe. Here’s why the 2019 and 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe are two of the best used SUVs you can buy.

A blue 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe driving outside.
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe | Hyundai

The 2018 Santa Fe takes #1 on multiple lists

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U.S. News loves the 2018 Santa Fe, ranking it as the best used SUV you can buy. Well, one of the best – it’s tied for first place with the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Not only that, the 2018 Santa Fe receives other top honors from U.S. News, including the #1 Used Midsize SUV $25k and up, as well as #1 in 2018 Affordable Midsize SUVs. It’s also the #1 Used SUV with 3 Rows $25K to $30K.

Right now you’ll probably pay around $23,950 – $31,125 for a 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe according to Consumer Reports. The 2018 Santa Fe also has a reliability rating of 4/5 and an owner satisfaction score of 3/5.

The 2019 Santa Fe is the #1 2019 Affordable Midsize SUV

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The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is the second Santa Fe to take the top spot on U.S. News’ list of the best used SUVs. This is an incredible testament to the Santa Fe’s excellence. The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is the #1 2019 Affordable Midsize SUV as well as the #1 Used Midsize SUVs $25K and up. The 2019 Santa Fe is also the top SUV on the 2019 Affordable SUVs with 2-Rows and the #1 2019 Affordable Crossover SUVs. It’s roomy, comfortable, and has a super nice interior.

Consumer Reports says that you’re likely to pay somewhere between $24,650 – $34,850 for a 2019 Santa Fe. This gets you a 4/5 for reliability as well as a 4/5 for owner satisfaction. That’s not bad for a three-year old SUV, and just might make you want to take a look at this used SUV.

Another used Santa Fe is ranked pretty high

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Want something a little bit newer than the 2018 or 2019 Hyundai Santa Fes but don’t want to go brand new? The 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is ranked #7 on U.S. News’ list of the best used SUVs. U.S. News gave it the #2 2020 Affordable Midsize SUV award as well as the #5 2020 Most Affordable SUVs with 2 Rows.

The current price range for the 2020 Santa Fe is between $27,575 – $38,900. It has a reliability rating of 4/5 from Consumer Reports as well as an owner satisfaction score of 3/5. A new 2022 Santa Fe will run you somewhere between $27,200 and $46,010, approximately.

If you’re looking for the best used SUVs, you can’t go wrong with a used Santa Fe. Between the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Hyundai Santa Fes there are lots of great and affordable options for your next car.

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