Are you looking for your next used car and need help narrowing down your choices? Our team curated the following list of our favorite used compact and mid-sized cars. All of the models listed below offer excellent gas mileage, safety features, have great visibility, and seating for four adults or more. Cars make great urban vehicles due to their smaller size vs trucks and SUVs and make finding a parking spot in the city that much easier.
If you have any questions about any of the models below please contact us. Our team would be happy to help you choose your next used vehicle based on your specific lifestyle and needs. Our number one priority is making sure our customers drive away happy with the right vehicle for them!
Note the specs below are for 2020 model year versions of these popular used cars and might vary slightly for different years.
The Toyota Corolla is a best-selling compact car. It is commonly available in both a sedan and hatchback body styles. The Corolla makes for a fantastic commuter vehicle due to its excellent fuel efficiency and reasonable price. Used Corollas tend to have both excellent resale and trade in value.
Specs (2020 model) Size: Compact MPG: up to 31 mpg city / 40 mpg highway Engine: 1.8 L 4-cylinder, 2.0 L 4-cylinder Horsepower: 139 - 169hp Drive: Front-Wheel Doors: 4 Seats: 5
The Toyota Camry is a best-selling mid-size sedan that comes standard with a 203 horsepower engine, and eight-speed automatic transmission. It offers a great mix price, performance, and fuel efficiency and is known to have a high resale and trade-in value.
Specs (2020 model) Size: Mid-size MPG: up to 29 mpg city / 41 mpg highway Engine: 2.5 L 4-cylinder, 3.5 L V6 Horsepower: 203 - 301hp Drive: Front-Wheel standard, All-wheel available Doors: 4 Seats: 5
The Malibu is Chevy's mid-size family sedan offering. It offers excellent rear legroom, pleasant and responsive handling. However, resale value tends to be lower than the comparative Accord, and Camry.
Specs (2020 model) Size: Mid-Size MPG: up to 29 mpg city / 36 mpg highway Engine: 1.5 L 4-cylinder, 2.0 L 4-cylinder Horsepower: 160 - 250hp Drive: Front-Wheel Doors: 4 Seats: 5
The Sonata may not be as well known as the Accord, or Camry, but it is not to be overlooked when shopping for a mid-size sedan. The Sonata offers pleasing aesthetics, a nicely furbished exterior, and lots of standard features.
Specs (2020 model) Size: Mid-Size MPG: up to 28 mpg city / 38 mpg highway Engine: 1.6 L 4-cylinder, 2.5 L 4-cylinder Horsepower: 180 - 191hp Drive: Front-Wheel Doors: 4 Seats: 5