best second hand car deals 2020

Buying a used car can be a scary process. There are more variables than when purchasing a new vehicle; good information can be harder to come by; it’s often hard to determine what you’re going to get, and whether it will be a good value.

Midsize Crossover

2019 Kia Sorento
2019 Kia Sorento. 

The 2016-2020 Kia Sorento was the first choice. CarGurus also named the Kia Sorento its Editor’s Choice. 

Hyundai Santa Fe 2019
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. 

The 2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport was the second pick. The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport was named a Top Safety Pick Plus by the IIHS. 

Toyota Highlander
Toyota Highlander. 

The 2014-2018 Toyota Highlander was the third choice. Check out Business Insider’s review of the Toyota Highlander here

Luxury Crossover

Volvo XC90
Volvo XC90. 

The 2016-2020 Volvo XC90 was the top pick. You can check out Business Insider’s review of the 2016 XC90 here

Lexus RX
Lexus RX. 

The 2016-2020 Lexus RX 350 was the second choice. Check out Business Insider’s review of the RX 350 here

2019 Lexus NX 300h
2019 Lexus NX 300h. 

The 2015-2020 Lexus NX Hybrid rounded out the top three. The IIHS named the regular 2020 NX a Top Safety Pick Plus

Small Crossover

2016 Honda CR-V
2016 Honda CR-V. 

The 2012-2016 Honda CR-V claimed the top spot. The 2016 CR-V was named a Top Safety Pick Plus by the IIHS. 

Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Cherokee. 

The 2014-2020 Jeep Cherokee was the second choice. Check out Business Insider’s review of the 2019 Cherokee here.

toyota rav4 hybrid
2017 RAV4 Hybrid. 

The 2016-2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid was the third pick. You can check out Business Insider’s comparison of the RAV4 and the Honda CR-V. 

Sports Car

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 050
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. 

The 2014-2019 Chevrolet Corvette was the first choice. Business Insider recently reviewed a 2019 Corvette ZR1, and you can read that story here.

2015 Ford Mustang
2015 Ford Mustang. 

The 2015-2020 Ford Mustang came in second. Take a look at a review of three Mustang models here

BMW M2. 

The 2016-2020 BMW M2 was the third choice. Business Insider’s Matthew DeBord called the M2 Competition “almost comically excellent” in his 2019 review of the car. 

Full-Size Pickup Truck

Ford F-150
Ford F-150. 

The 2015-2020 Ford F-150 was the top pick. You can explore the whole range of Ford’s F-Series trucks here

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Z71
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. 

The 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was the second choice. Here’s a comparison of some of the most popular new full-size pickups. 

2018 GMC Sierra 1500
2018 GMC Sierra 1500. 

The 2014-2018 GMC Sierra 1500 snagged the third spot. Check out safety ratings for the 2018 Sierra 1500 here

Midsize Pickup Truck

Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tacoma. 

The 2016-2020 Toyota Tacoma claimed the top spot. Business Insider compared a Toyota Tacoma to a Chevy Colorado .

2018/2019 Chevrolet Colorado
2018 Chevrolet Colorado. 

The 2015-2021 Chevrolet Colorado snagged second. If you’re thinking about picking up a Colorado yourself, consult Business Insider’s review of the 2019 model. 

GMC Canyon 2017
2017 GMC Canyon. 

The 2015-2021 GMC Canyon was the third choice. If you’re in the market for a used truck, take a look at Business Insider’s comparison of midsize pickups.


Honda Odyssey 2016
2016 Honda Odyssey. 

The 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey was the first choice. Check out Business Insider’s review of one of the Odyssey’s coolest features — its onboard vacuum cleaner — here

2017 Toyota Sienna LTD
2017 Toyota Sienna LTD. 

The 2011-2020 Toyota Sienna was the second choice. The IIHS named the Sienna a Top Safety Pick Plus back in 2015.

2019 Kia Sedona
2019 Kia Sedona. 

The 2014-2020 Kia Sedona was the third pick. Take a look at the Kia Sedona’s safety ratings here

Luxury Sedan/Hatchback

Volvo S60 2015
2015 Volvo S60. 

The 2011-2018 Volvo S60 was the first pick. Business Insider reviewed a 2016 S60 back in 2015.

2014 Lexus IS350 F SPORT
2014 Lexus IS 350. 

The 2013-2020 Lexus IS 350 was the second choice. Take a look at the Lexus IS’s safety ratings here

Hyundai Genesis
2016 Hyundai Genesis. 

The 2015-2016 Hyundai Genesis was the third choice. The IIHS named the 2016 Hyundai Genesis a Top Safety Pick Plus.

Hyundai has since introduced Genesis as its luxury sub-brand


Dodge Charger
Dodge Charger. 

The 2011-2020 Dodge Charger was the top choice. Check out IIHS safety ratings for the 2020 Charger here

Honda Civic
Honda Civic. 

The 2016-2020 Honda Civic came in second. Here’s Business Insider’s review of the 2017 Civic. 

Honda Accord Sport 2015
2015 Honda Accord. 

The 2013-2017 Honda Accord was the third choice. The Accord was named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS every year from 2013-2017. 


Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee. 

The 2011-2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee was the top pick. Business Insider pitted the Grand Cherokee against the Land Rover Discovery in 2018 — check out the verdict here

2018 toyota 4runner
2018 Toyota 4Runner. 

The 2011-2020 Toyota 4Runner claimed the second spot. Take a look at safety ratings for the 4Runner here

2020 Dodge Durango SRT
2020 Dodge Durango SRT. 

The 2011-2020 Dodge Durango snagged the third spot. The Durango’s IIHS safety ratings can be found here

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