The 3 Best Used Cars to Buy Right Now

Posted on by Defensive Driving Team | in Defensive Driving Tips

As much as you want to get a shiny new car for the New Year, it just doesn’t seem practical to you. You’d rather spend less money and drive a car that is a little bit older, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But that doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a nice, reliable automobile. Here’s a rundown of the best used cars made in 2009 or 2010 (you don’t want to go too old, right?), according to MSN Autos. When deciding which cars to include, MSN looked at overall performance, safety ratings, reliability, and value. And the winners are (drumroll please):

2009 Toyota Prius

You may be sick of hearing about the Prius, but hey, it gets so much face time for a reason: It’s a reliable car that has amazing fuel efficiency. And it is even more comfortable than it looks. The 2009 model originally sold for about $25K, but you can easily find a 2009 version for $14K. If you really want to make your ride sweet, look for the optional backup camera, but regardless, you can enjoy getting an average of 46 miles per gallon (more if you drive defensively).

index (2)

2010 Honda Accord

It should be no surprise to see a Honda on the list, as they are consistently known for their reliability, and the Accord is no exception. This eighth-generation beauty contains the holy grail of sedans: power and fuel efficiency. It boasts 190 horsepower and gets about 26 miles per gallon. On top of that, it is just plain comfortable, for both the driver and the passengers (in all seats). The cargo space it offers isn’t bad either considering its size. You get all of this for the small price of $17K, which is a decent drop from its original $25K price tag.

2010 Ford Mustang

Okay, we’ve covered the practical cars, but what if you want something a little sportier? In 2010, Ford decided to revamp the nostalgic Mustang by giving it a facelift, and the result is one to be desired. Its sexy styling, impressive handling, and included bluetooth and USB connectors make the 2010 Mustang the perfect option if you want a little excitement in your life. The best part is, you can probably find one for about $16K, which is quite the bargain considering they were over $30K just a few years ago.

|

Customer Reviews

Defensivedriving.com has a ShopperApproved rating of 4.7 based on 95453 ratings and reviews.

Cesar
Easy and simple to use.
Roope
Quick, fast and easy!
Diana United States
The course was very helpful and easy to follow. I highly recommended for anyone
Adrian United States
Easy and fast
Allison United States
Easy, simple course!
Brynwyn
Quick and easy!
Kimberly
Straight to the point, easy to navigate site.
Norma United States
The course will be quick and convenient to take from home.
Christina TX, United States
I would recommend you all to everyone over all the other course sites. There are no hidden fees, easy to navigate and same day certificate and driving record. Fantastic!!! Thank you!!
Barbara
Fast and easy
Travis TX, United States
It was quick and easy
James TX, United States
Very simple and easy to follow.
Thomas
So easy to use!
Alexandra
Easy to sign up!
Raylan
Fast & Easy
Jason
Quick and easy.
Ronda United States
Clearly the system is set up for dismissing a ticket not so much for insurance discount. I had to call customer service and have them walk me through the process.
Alejandro
Quick and easy
Mohammed TX, United States
Learned so much, very easy and simple way to become better driver
Michael
Website is easy to navigate
Ricardo
Everything is smooth and efficient
Shanna
Its easy to use!
See all reviews on shopperApproved.com
Why DefensiveDriving.com
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Over 2 Million Customers Served
  • Highest Possible Better Business Bureau Rating
  • Award Winning Course