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10 Best Used Cars Under $8,000

Posted 7/8/2016 6:32 PM
10 Best Used Cars Under $8,000

If you’ve priced some new vehicles at lately, it is not news to you that cars are more expensive than ever. So if the prospect of a monthly new-car payment provokes an ache in your checkbook, you might be relieved to learn that there are good used-car alternatives to that all-new vehicle. No, $8,000 won’t get you the newest tech or the shiniest paint job, but if you play your cards correctly, it should buy you good, reliable transportation for the next several years. Based both on the recommendations of our Kelley Blue Book editors and our master mechanic, here are the 10 Best Used Cars under $8,000 circa 2016.

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