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Honda, Toyota and Ford Have Best Used Cars for 2013


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SANTA MONICA, CA--Sept. 12, 2013: Edmunds.comtoday unveiled its 17 Best Used Cars for 2013. A total of nine brands are represented on the list. Honda and Toyota led the pack with four vehicles each-- followed by Ford, with three vehicles that earned the accolade.

The Best Used Cars for 2013 are (by segment):

Subcompact Sedan: 2007-2011 Honda Fit Compact Sedan: 2006-2011 Hyundai Elantra Midsize Sedan: 2007-2011 Ford Fusion Large Sedan: 2006-2011 Toyota Avalon Coupe: 2006-2011 Honda Accord Convertible: 2006-2011 Volvo C70 Wagon: 2006-2011 Subaru Outback Compact SUV/Crossover: 2006-2011 Honda CR-V Midsize SUV/Crossover: 2006-2011 Toyota Highlander Large SUV/Crossover: 2007-2011 Mazda CX-9 Minivan/Van: 2006-2011 Honda Odyssey Compact Truck: 2006-2011 Toyota Tacoma Large Truck: 2006-2011 Ford F-150 Luxury: 2006-2011 Infiniti G35/G37/G25 Hybrid: 2006-2011 Toyota Prius Two-Seat Sports Car: 2006-2011 Chevrolet Corvette Performance Car: 2006-2011 Ford Mustang GT

"There are a lot of popular cars on this list, and that's not a surprise," says Edmunds.com Editor in Chief Scott Oldham. "Wider availability of a particular vehicle almost always translates to more competitive prices and better value for used car shoppers."

Edmunds.com's annual Best Used Cars selections are based on vehicle reliability, safety, value and availability. Edmunds.com editors considered their own professional experiences with the cars and examined consumer ratings, NHTSA and IIHS crash test results, and Edmunds.com's True Market Value® (TMV®) prices and True Cost to Own® (TCO®) data. Eligibility was limited to 2006-2011 model year vehicles with model year vehicles.