Our editors are often asked what the best used car choices are, so here we present the collective opinions of our editorial staff through our Edmunds.com Best Used Cars.
In order to put together this list of our top choices in the used vehicle market, we prioritized the most important criteria: reliability, safety, value and availability. Eligibility is limited to vehicles from 2-7 years old for the following reasons: Older vehicles will probably have too many miles on them, and newer ones will not have fully taken the large depreciation hit that typically makes a 2- or 3-year-old car (with low miles) the best value. For these reasons, our list is limited to used cars with model years ranging from 2006-'11. | By Edmunds.com Staff