Buying a luxury car doesn’t necessarily mean spending $50,000 to make it happen. If you search the second-hand market, you don’t even have to spend $20,000. If you’re on a tight budget, here are five examples of used luxury cars you can find for under $10,000.
1. Cadillac CTS
While Cadillac is a highly regarded luxury brand name, its meager resale values can mean good bargains for buyers on a budget. An example of this is the Cadillac CTS. You can still find second-generation CTS examples sold nationwide for less than $10,000 in Premium and Luxury trim levels. According to autobyte“Bose audio, navigation, real wood interior trim and heated leather seats are also available at this price point.”
2. Lexus ES
According to a nationwide search on car dealerIf you spend $10,000 on a used Lexus ES 350, you will likely end up with a fifth generation (2007 – 2012) model with high mileage. Remember, though, that Lexus is known for building some of the most reliable and high-quality cars in the industry. Also, that vintage ES was well equipped with a V6 engine, high-end features like a leather interior and wood trim, and a premium surround sound system.
3. Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Buying a Mercedes-Benz S-Class for under $10,000 may seem like a stretch or a bad idea. But that is not it. Not only are there plenty of early 2000s S-Classes for sale under $10,000 nationwide, but you get a bargain for that kind of money. Keep in mind that the S-Class is a full-size sedan with a powerful V8 engine, 4Matic AWD and a spacious cabin with all the amenities you want.
Some of the standout features include heated leather seats, a premium Bose sound system, and a number of driver assistance features such as adaptive cruise control and brake assist. That $10,000 budget doesn’t sound so bad now, does it?
4. Acura TL
For $10,000 you can buy an Acura TL from 2007 to 2008. Sure, that may sound old and many examples we’ve found for that price have a lot of miles on them. However, Acura refreshed the TL for the 2007 model year and gave it many luxury features, such as heated leather seats, a surround-sound audio system, navigation, and a rear-view camera. In addition, under the hood is a 3.2-liter V6 engine that pushes out 258 horsepower.
5. Lincoln City Car
If you want a car that feels like a limousine, but drives like a normal sedan, the Lincoln Town Car may be for you. The Town Car is 215 inches long, but with great length come great features. There’s a big trunk for everyone’s stuff, a big V8 engine and a smooth-riding suspension. Other amenities include seating for up to six passengers, navigation, parking sensors and leather seats. Overall, that’s a pretty good deal on a $10,000 budget.
Used luxury cars for under $10,000
You may think you can’t get much from a luxury car for under $10,000, but it is possible. Even in today’s market there are plenty of luxury gemstones to be found, some of which have some really nice properties. Don’t let your low budget limit you in your search. In any case, these five examples are a good start.
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