Luxury cars can be too expensive for the average budget, but used luxury cars are another story. Going used is a great way to get the features and allure of a luxury brand at a more budget-friendly price. Here are the 10 best used midsize luxury cars under $25,000.
1. 2016 Lexus GS
The Lexus GS offers the plush ride of a luxury car with lots of power. The available 5.0-liter V-8 engine delivers 467 horsepower with aggressive acceleration and sporty handling. Combined with that model year’s newly redesigned front end, the Lexus GS is an attention-getter for all the right reasons.
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2. 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a beautiful and elegant sedan with a luxurious interior that focuses on passenger comfort. It has a choice of powerful engines with an impeccably smooth ride. If you want an instantly recognizable luxury car with loads of prestige, you can’t go wrong with a Mercedes-Benz.
3. 2015 Lexus ES
The Lexus ES is about the same size as the Lexus GS and is just as reliable, but these cars have different personalities. While the GS offers more sportiness and power, the ES is a comfortable highway cruiser with a pleasant compliant ride.
4. 2017 Acura TLX
Acura’s reputation for building reliable vehicles makes it a great choice when you’re shopping for a used luxury car. The TLX delivers crisp, sporty handling with lots of advanced tech and safety features at an affordable price.
5. 2016 BMW 5 Series
5 Series offers luxury and performance with a no-fuss interior. It’s roomy and comfortable with plush seats that provide ample support for more spirited driving. Crisp handling and responsive acceleration add to the appeal of the 5 Series.
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6. 2016 Audi A6
The Audi A6 combines power and luxury with striking design. There’s a choice of four engines including a 4.0-liter supercharged V8 with 450 horsepower for those who crave performance. Standard features, including leather seats that are heated for front passengers, firmly mark this as a luxury option.
7. 2017 Infiniti Q50
The Infiniti Q50 is an attractive luxury car with a plush interior that features quality materials. It has a choice of powerful engine options along with extensive driver-assistance technology. A smooth, remarkably quiet interior makes this a luxury sedan that coddles its passengers.
8. 2016 Cadillac CTS
The Cadillac CTS is a luxury car with a hefty dose of performance. It offers several engine options, including a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 with 640 horsepower. There are also plenty of high-tech features with a comfortable and well-appointed interior.
9. 2017 Lincoln MKZ
The Lincoln MKZ is a luxury car with classic styling. It’s bold and elegant with an attractive and well-equipped interior. The suspension system smooths out even the roughest of road surfaces so passengers experience nothing but calm, quiet luxury.
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10. 2017 Volvo S90
S90 is a sleek and elegant luxury sedan. It has a comfortable interior with rich materials throughout. This is a refined and reserved luxury car rather than brash or flashy. A wide range of standard safety features and a smooth, quiet ride round out the package.
This story originally ran on KBB.com.