The Top Used Cars For Under $15,000 Part 1 (Honda, Toyota, Chevy)

Find The Top Used Cars For Under $15,000 In Mesa Arizona

Used cars represent a great value for interested car buyers. Cars with only a little mileage on them will sell for well under their price when they were new, but they can last you for years. Individuals on a budget know that used cars are the smart option.

USA Auto is a Mesa car dealership that has great deals for people in the market for a used car. They have dozens of cars on their lot at any given time, with many used cars between $10,000 and $15,000. If you are looking to find used cars for sale anywhere near Mesa, chances are they have what you are looking for.

These are some of the top used cars that can be yours for under $15,000.


Honda is the second largest Japanese automaker with a reputation for dependable cars that won’t have you in the shop every other month. Honda has produced a number of cars that have a lot to offer without hitting you too hard in the pocketbook.


2008 Honda Odyssey

The Odyssey has an extremely high safety rating of 9.8 out of 10. It seats eight with 38.4 cubic feet of space in the back. With all the seats folded down there is nearly 150 cubic feet of space. It has a V6 engine powerful enough to haul a lot of cargo.


2007 Honda Fit

The Honda Fit was the number one ranked affordable small car when it was new. Now that it is a used car, it is the number one ranked small car under $10,000, as well as the number one used hatchback under $10,000 and 2009’s Best Subcompact Car for the Money. It’s a reliable car with great safety scores, and despite its small size its interior is surprisingly spacious. The cargo area is also larger than one might expect for a subcompact automobile.


2007 Honda Accord

J.D. Power considers the Honda Accord to be a highly reliable automobile, and for that reason it holds its value better than most other cars. This line, now three decades old, is always ranked among the best in its class when new and that makes it a favorite as a used car. The 2007 version had a variety of trim levels for both the coupe and the sedan, and it came with either a four-cylinder or a six-cylinder engine.


2013 Honda Civic

The 2013 version of the Honda Civic was given styling updates and improvement in steering and suspension. Like all Honda autos, it’s a reliable car and is available as either a sedan or a coupe. A Bluetooth phone interface and backup camera are standard features. Civic owners rave about how fun it is to drive their car.

2015 Honda Fit

2015 Honda Fit

In 2015, the Honda Fit started its third generation. The Fit is a great package of economy and reliability. Its 4-cylinder engine with 114 horsepower can get over 30 miles per gallon in everyday driving.


2012 Honda Odyssey

Kelly Blue Book calls the Honda Odyssey one of the best family cars available, giving it a 4.6 out of 5 stars. It gets 18 miles per gallon around town and 27 on the highway. It has a 3.5-liter V6 engine that deactivates some of its cylinders at cruise speed, which helps it to achieve its remarkable fuel efficiency. Just be sure to get your oil changed and filters checked regularly.

2011 Honda Pilot

2011 Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot has seating for eight and plenty of cargo room. It’s a reliable car known for its comfort. It gives you the benefits of an SUV without the poor fuel economy. Like the 2012 Odyssey, it has a 3.5-liter V6 engine that deactivates cylinders while cruising, so make sure to get regular oil changes and filter checks.


2012 Honda Accord

The 2012 version of the Accord gets 23 miles per gallon around town and 34 miles per gallon on the highway. Like all Accords, it is one of the most reliable cars on the road. Its 3.5-liter V6 uses cylinder deactivation which requires proper oil changes and filter checks to work as it should. As long as you take care of maintenance, the Accord will cause you a minimum of problems.


The other great Japanese car manufacturer, Toyota, is its largest. This is no accident. Toyota builds dependable cars that retain their value and can last for a long time. There are a few Toyotas that sell for under $15,000 used.


2011 Toyota Avalon

With a Kelly Blue Book consumer rating of 4.7 stars out of 5, The 2011 Avalon is one of the highest rated vehicles in the world. It is a large car with seating for five and ample cargo space in the trunk. Its 3.5-liter V6 engine deactivates some cylinders for greater fuel economy. It generally gets 20 miles per gallon in the city and 29 on the highway.


2014 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry sets the standard for reliability and high resale value. It’s a good ride with a quiet interior and can get 25 miles per gallon in the city, 35 on the highway. Its V6 engine does deactivate cylinders to get better fuel economy, so regular oil and filter changes are a must.


2011 Toyota Sienna

In 2011, the Sienna received a complete redesign that gave it better driving dynamics and a more comfortable interior. Some versions have reclining second-row seats equipped with leg rests as well as an entertainment system. Their 3.5-liter V6 engine is reliable and can get 19 miles per gallon around town, 24 on the highway.


2011 Toyota Rav4

With fuel economy at 21 miles per gallon in the city and 27 on the highway, the RAV4 can seat up to seven and still has plenty of cargo space. This car is unlikely to break down as long as mechanics give it regular maintenance.


2005 Toyota Tacoma

The Toyota Tacoma holds its value well. It’s a reliable pickup truck that can come with a V4 or a V6 engine, which allows it to tow up to 6,500 pounds. It’s an excellent off-road vehicle as well.




It’s not just the Japanese automakers who produce good cars that are affordable when they’re used. Chevy is a branch of American car company, General Motors, and has produced a number of cars that are bargains on the used market.


2010 Chevy Camaro

The Camaro’s V6 engine delivers 304 horsepower at a minimum. Higher trim levels can deliver more. It gets 17 miles per gallon in the city and 29 on the highway, which exceeds the average sports car. It also received high marks for safety and reliability. It can’t be understated how fun it is to drive and Camaro and how amazingly cool they look!


2007 Chevy Silverado 1500

There are many trim levels available for the Chevy Silverado, but the 2007 version was a great combination of ranking – 9.0 out of 10 – and affordability. The 2007 was completely redesigned, giving it improved looks. It can tow up to 10,500 pounds at the right trim level.

2011 Chevy Volt

2011 Chevy Volt

The debut version of the Volt, this car’s electric range is 50 miles. It’s backed by a small gasoline engine and most daily driving is done without tailpipe emissions. Its reliability and safety scores are excellent, which help rank it as the number one upscale midsize car under $20,000.


The used car buyer has a wealth of options at his or her disposal. If you want the best used cars for sale in Mesa, Arizona, give USA Auto a visit, and you’re likely to find some of the excellent selections listed here. This is just our first list of cars for $15,000 or less and there will be many more cars highlighted in the coming weeks.


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