Best Used Sedans Under 30k

September 30th, 2022 by



Though Bill Luke Tempe is known for specializing in Alfa Romeo and Fiat vehicles, we also offer an impressive arsenal of used vehicles. Though used vehicles can have their own quirks, they can also be the best option for a family or individual on a budget, and we have plenty of options to fit your needs and your budget during these trying times. In order to help with the tough decision of choosing the perfect used sedan, we have compiled a list of what we believe are some of the most reliable and economical choices.

5. Nissan Sentra (2020)

Value/Performance: The 2020 Nissan Sentra provides a comfortable ride, complete with a rather nice interior. The rear seats in this model are comfortable as well, and the A/C circulates well to the back, making this an ideal Sedan for that unbearable Arizona heat. The storage space in the trunk is a good size as well, making this the ideal vehicle for families and those who travel often.  The estimated average MPG of this vehicle is 29 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway.

Safety Features: The Sentra provides some of the most standard safety features out of the vehicles on this list. This sedan comes standard with Safety Shield 360, Nissan’s suite of safety technology, which comes with automatic emergency braking, dual collision warning, and more.

Aesthetic: The 2020 Sentra is sleeker and more eye-catching than prior Sentra models.

4. Ford Fusion (2019)

Value/Performance: One of the main highlights of the 2019 Ford Fusion is easy to use and aesthetically pleasing Infotainment Sync system. This makes navigation and music selection more user-friendly and easier to manage. Additionally, this AWD sedan is spacious and comfortable for even a long drive. The large trunk space proves extremely useful for road trips or sports gear. The standard engine for this year is the Inline 4-cylinder, and the average gas mileage varies, though it generally averages about 25 combined MPG.

Safety Features: The Fusion is equipped with the Ford Co-Pilot 360 package, complete with blind-spot monitors, lane keep assistance, front collision warning, and more.

Aesthetic: This vehicle offers multiple different trims, all sleek and mid-sized.

3. Volkswagen Jetta (2019)

Value/Performance: Like the previous vehicles on this list, the Volkswagen Jetta offers ample interior space for the driver and passengers alike. This model additionally offers plenty of storage space, and though the interior is spacious and comfortable, the trunk leaves a little to be desired when it comes to size. The Jetta offers Apple CarPlay and Android Audio connectivity paired with an impressive sound system, so you can jam out on any and all of your adventures;. The average MPG for this vehicle, combined city and highway, is 34 to 35 MPG.

Safety Features: The Jetta comes equipped with blind-spot monitoring and forward collision mitigation.

Aesthetic: The 2019 make of the Volkswagen Jetta provides a luxury interior. This year, the vehicle additionally features a new design, shifting the focus from a sporty, performance-driven vehicle, to one that emphasizes comfort and practicality.

2. Toyota Corolla (2014-2019)


Value/Performance: In addition to being an all-around sleek and appealing design, all 2014-2019 models of the Toyota Corolla received either 5 out of 5  or 4 out of 5 reliability ratings from Consumer Reports. This sedan is a great family car. One of the biggest plus sides to the Toyota Corolla is the spacious interior, and easy, comfortable ride. This compact sedan additionally has high fuel economy, getting approximately 28 mpg in the city, and 36 mpg on the highway. The Corolla accelerates from 0-60 MPH in about 9.8 seconds.

Safety Features: *2017 and newer models come with more standard safety features, including automatic emergency braking.

* 2020 and newer Corolla’s are available in hybrid models.

Aesthetic: The Toyota Corolla made our list of the top 5 used sedans, as they are reliable, practical, and fun to drive. Additionally, the Corolla is a nice-looking vehicle available in quite a few different colors.

1. Honda Accord Sport (2016-2020)

Value/Performance: This mid-size sedan is roomier than the Honda Civic – also a reliable buy – making it a better choice for a family or someone who often has others in the car. This vehicle has been described as holding its value well, as the Accord has a lower depreciation rate than other vehicles. The average fuel efficiency of this vehicle, specifically the 2016, is up to 26 MPG in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.

Safety Features: Newer models of the Accord come equipped with more standard safety features, as with every newer vehicle. For example, the 2019 Accord comes standard with the Honda Sensing Suite ®, which includes Lane Keep Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Traffic Sign Recognition.

Aesthetic: The sport trim of this vehicle provides more power and an even more appealing look.


Come down to Bill Luke Tempe and find the perfect used sedan to fit you, your budget, and your every need. Ride in style and get a reliable vehicle without breaking the bank, and find a car that makes your engine rev!

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