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Best Ranked Cars Under 10K | CarMax

When you’re on a budget, shopping for a used car can be a really smart move. These budget-friendly vehicles can help you keep your monthly payment to a minimum while still providing you with the basic features you want and need.

You might be surprised to see how many vehicles there are to choose from for under $10K at CarMax! From compact cars to full-size sedans and everything in between, you have plenty of options to choose from. And here at CarMax, we've taken some of the research and guesswork out of the shopping process by providing you with a list of our best ranked cars under $10k to help get you started.

Check out this list of the 7 best used cars under $10K, based on CarMax vehicle sales data and average prices from November 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018.1 Be aware that certain model years and upper trim configurations may bring the prices of some of these vehicles over $10,000.

  1. Smart ForTwo
    Best Ranked Cars Under 10K: Smart ForTwo | CarMax
  2. Chevrolet Cobalt
    Best Ranked Cars Under 10K: Chevrolet Cobalt | CarMax
  3. Dodge Caliber
    Best Ranked Cars Under 10K: Dodge Caliber | CarMax
  4. Mazda Mazda3
    Best Ranked Cars Under 10K: Mazda Mazda3 | CarMax
  5. Chevrolet HHR
    Best Ranked Cars Under 10K: Chevrolet HHR | CarMax
  6. Scion IQ
    Best Ranked Cars Under 10K: Scion IQ | CarMax
  7. Chevrolet Aveo
    Best Ranked Cars Under 10K: Chevrolet Aveo | CarMax

These vehicles are a great place to start when you're on a budget but still want to be wowed by your next vehicle. Whether you're looking for less stops at the gas pump or extra cargo space for the whole family, there are plenty of options that might suit your needs. Check out these related articles:

1Unless otherwise noted, average prices based on total make and model inventory, including all trims available for each model, listed for sale on CarMax lots from November 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018. Actual prices vary based on model year, selected features, and trim packages. Prices do not include taxes, title, tag, or any applicable fees.
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