Check out these practical, budget-friendly options.

Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked | CarMax

Are you looking for a step up in size from a compact car or sedan? Maybe an SUV is more your speed; these roomy vehicles come ready to take on almost any challenge. And no matter the trim level, you can still expect plenty of tech and driver assistance features in addition to their generously-sized interiors and cargo space.

To help you on your search, we've compiled a list of the 10 best used SUVs under $15,000 for 2020 shoppers, based on CarMax sales and average price data from August 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Be aware that some trim levels and select model years may increase the price of the vehicles on our list to more than $15,000.1

  1. Jeep Patriot
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Jeep Patriot Sport | CarMax
  2. Nissan Juke
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Nissan Juke | CarMax
  3. Nissan Rogue Select
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Nissan Rogue Select | CarMax
  4. Jeep Liberty
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Jeep Liberty | CarMax
  5. Chevrolet Captiva Sport
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Chevrolet Captiva Sport | CarMax
  6. Mazda CX-7
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Mazda CX-7 | CarMax
  7. Infiniti EX35
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Infiniti EX35 | CarMax
  8. Hyundai Veracruz
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Hyundai Veracruz | CarMax
  9. Dodge Nitro
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Dodge Nitro | CarMax
  10. Subaru Tribeca
    Best Used Suvs Under 15k Ranked:Subaru Tribeca | CarMax

If you're living an active outdoor lifestyle, an SUV's practicality and utility are sure to catch your eye, and that's where the rugged-and-ready Jeep Patriot shines. The 2017 model offers the optional Freedom Drive II off-road package which upgrades 2.4L-engine models into enthusiastic, trail-capable, four-wheel drive machines.

For urban living, the entry-level Nissan Rogue Select deserves a spot on your shopping list. Produced during model years 2014 and 2015 only, the Rogue Select has a 2.5L four-cylinder engine, outputting 170 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. If having room for seven is a priority, the 2007–2012 Hyundai Veracruz is a seven-seater crossover SUV with an impressive lineup of standard drivers-aid features that's worth a test drive. Likewise, the 2006–2014 Subaru Tribeca is another seven-seater worth checking out.

The SUV is an all-around great choice with plenty of appeal at every price point—whatever kind of SUV you're shopping for, these vehicles deliver on practicality and adaptability. And with this updated list of the ten best used SUVs under $15,000 for 2020 shoppers, there's plenty of options to catch your eye.

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1Based on prices on carmax.com from August 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020. Actual prices may vary based on your selected model year, features and trim packages. Prices do not include taxes, tags, titles, and any applicable fees.
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