These days, the family car of choice is a 3-row SUV. As more of these vehicles come to market with new and enhanced features, their average prices continue to climb into the stratosphere. If you’re budget-minded, perhaps your local dealer’s Certified Pre-Owned offerings are worth a look. Not only are they gently used late-model vehicles, but they’ve also been inspected and come with a factory warranty. Here are our 10 best options for CPO 3-row SUVs under $30,000.

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2015 Toyota Highlander

Toyota’s Highlander offers seating for up to 7 passengers and has the Japanese automaker’s reputation for durability, quality and reliability. Also, resale tends to hold up well. Find a Toyota Highlander for sale near you

2017 Buick Enclave

Stylish and roomy, the Buick Enclave combines upscale touches, 3-row seating and its Quiet Tuning approach to keeping noise outside. With V6 power and room for up to 8 passengers, the Enclave is a solid CPO buy. Find a Buick Enclave for sale near you

2017 Honda Pilot

A long-time Kelley Blue Book Best Buy, the Honda Pilot is a dependable 3-row SUV you can count on for years of service. A roomy, tech-filled interior, V6 power and all-wheel drive make it a class leader. Find a Honda Pilot for sale near you

2015 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet’s 3-row sibling to the Buick Enclave is styled more like a traditional SUV than a swoopy crossover. It offers tremendous flexibility and a comfortable cabin. Find a Chevrolet Traverse for sale near you

2016 Kia Sorento

Kia is known for its impressive 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty. The Sorento offers that peace of mind along with 3 rows of seating, though the way back is best suited for the young. Find a Kia Sorento for sale near you

2015 Acura MDX

For a more luxe approach to 3-row people hauling, the Acura MDX offers a great blend of upscale features plus the division’s Super Handling-All Wheel Drive, which gives this SUV a bit of enthusiast flair. Find an Acura MDX for sale near you

2013 Chevrolet Tahoe

The LTZ model here is one of the upper trim levels, so you’ll get a lot of equipment for the price. V8 power and towing capability are pluses on for this body-on-frame full-size SUV. Find a Chevrolet Tahoe for sale near you

2015 Toyota Sequoia

If you’re looking for a full-size SUV that will last a lifetime, look no further than the Toyota Sequoia. With V8 power and rock-solid construction, the Sequoia has the capability to haul people and cargo for an affordable price. Find a Toyota Sequoia for sale near you

2018 Mazda CX-9

Style and driving dynamics are the calling cards for Mazda’s 3-row crossover. While third-row seating may be a little tight, the Mazda CX-9 makes up for it with a luxurious and quiet cabin. Find a Mazda CX-9 for sale near you

2013 Lexus GX 460

It may be a couple years older than the Sequoia, but this model of the Lexus GX offers the same durability and reliability as its sibling with a few more luxury touches. Find a Lexus GX for sale near you

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