Choosing a used car over a new one is a great way to save money on expensive items such as car insurance. As you’re shopping for a used car to purchase, reliability is an extremely important aspect to consider. Here are some of the most reliable and affordable luxury class sedans you can buy used according to U.S. News & World Report.
2009 Mercedes-Benz E Class
Average Listing Price: $7,552
At the time of its release, the 2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Class was hailed for its elegance and refined performance. Now, the E Class is considered as a great used car option because of its safety ratings. The 2009 entry-level E350 comes with a standard V6 engine that offers pleasant power. This lineup also has more potent options available like the V8-motorized E550 and E63 AMG. When it comes to the interior, the E Class offers plenty of space and comfort to its passengers. If you want a Benz that’s a little more modern, the E Class was completely redesigned in 2010, which makes it worth looking into also.
2010 Lexus ES
Average Listing Price: $6,792
The 2010 Lexus ES offers just the right amount of speed but is known more for its supreme comfort. So if you are prioritizing comfort above all else, this ES is a great used car option. It has a V6 engine that generates a delightful 272-horsepower and also contributes to the sedan’s overall smoothness. The car cabin’s interior is also extremely lush and accomodating. With the base model, you get standard features like push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a power sunroof.
2010 Audi A
Average Listing Price: $8,945
The 2010 Audi A6 possesses many ideal features. This model’s safety scores are excellent and so are its predicted reliability ratings. At the time of its release, drivers favorited the 2010 A6’s fuel-efficient, supercharged V6 engine. Its interior cabin was also admired for its charm. Among the most notable features on the standard model are the leather upholstery, sunroof, and rain-sensing wipers.
2009 Audi A3
Average Listing Price: $5,523
With the 2009 Audi A3, you get a strikingly well-rounded vehicle that’s both safe and fun. Critics loved that this hatchback was both polished and a little funky. Drivers also loved that the 2009 A3 offered sportscar functionality as well as practicality. In its model year, the 2009 A3 came standard with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produced a 200-horsepower. There was also an optional 3.2-liter V6 engine that generated a 250-horsepower.
Since its a hatchback, the A3 has added cargo space which comes in handy. However, the interior cabin is comprised because of it.
2009 Acura TL
Average Listing Price: $8,429
The 2009 Acura TL made a big splash because it was totally redesigned for this model year. Many critics are still divided on how “polarizing” its front grille is, but we find it makes it special. This sedan also offers plenty of variety. The front-wheel-drive option comes with a 280-horsepower while the all-wheel-drive version features a 305-horsepower.