If you are looking for the best used cars to buy in 2020, look no further. Frank Kent Country is the go-to dealership for pre-owned vehicles in the area. So, if you’re starting a search for “used cars near me,” you’ll definitely want to stop by our Corsicana, TX, dealership to see our huge selection.
Not only do we have a vast selection of used cars, but we also have a knowledgeable team of auto experts who can help you find exactly what you are looking for. Even if you are not sure which model you want, our agents can assist you in picking out the one that best meets your needs. To better prepare you, we’ve compiled a list of the top four best used cars to buy in 2020. Let’s take a look!
4. 2018 Chevrolet Malibu
As far as mid-size sedans go, the 2018 Chevy Malibu is a great pick. It’s available in four trim levels and also comes in a hybrid model. The first three trims are equipped with a turbocharged 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that is mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission and generates 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The top-tier trim level is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is coupled with a 9-speed automatic transmission and produces 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. If you happen to come across a 2018 Malibu Hybrid, it will be powered by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor. This powertrain pumps out 182 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque.
The base trim is called the L. Rolling on 16-inch steel wheels, this model features keyless ignition/entry and a tilt-and-telescoping steering column that is adjustable to suit your height. Bluetooth connectivity enables hands-free calling, and you can listen to music through the 6-speaker stereo system. For longer drives, you can set your desired speed using the cruise control function. The LS trim includes 16-inch aluminum wheels and the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system. Compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you can listen to your favorite music with seamless audio streaming. A rearview camera has also been added along with a 4G LTE Wifi hotspot. Stepping up to the 1LT adds larger 17-inch wheels, satellite radio, and heated exterior side mirrors. Finally, the top-of-the-line Premier model includes 18-inch wheels, heated/ventilated leather seats, and dual-zone climate control. Please note that the Hybrid model is equipped similarly to the 1LT version.
3. 2018 Chevrolet Cruze
Sticking with the theme of not being too old, the 2018 Chevy Cruze has made our list of the best used cars. This athletic ride is available as a sedan or hatchback. Powered by a turbocharged 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, the Cruze generates 153 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. You might also find one that is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine that puts out 137 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque.
There are four main trims available on this model. First is the L, which features 15-inch steel wheels and automatic headlights. The MyLink infotainment system is displayed on a 7-inch touchscreen and operates with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. A 4G LTE Wifi hotspot is also included as well as a USB port and 4-speaker stereo system. Next is the LS, and it adds a front center armrest and carpeted floors. Rolling on 16-inch alloy wheels, the LT model includes heated front seats and remote start. Finally, the Premier trim rides on 17-inch wheels and has a revised suspension for smoother handling. You might even find a pre-owned Cruze that features leather upholstery and safety features such as blindspot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.
2. 2017 Buick LaCrosse
As for large sedans, the 2017 Buick LaCrosse is a solid choice. Powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, this beauty produces 310 hp and 282 lb-ft of torque.
Even if you can only find a base model, it will be loaded with cool features. Rolling on 18-inch wheels, this version includes automatic xenon headlights, foglamps, heated side mirrors, a rearview camera, and back parking sensors. It also comes with the Buick IntelliLink infotainment interface that is displayed on an 8-inch touchscreen and operates with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a 4G LTE Wifi hotspot. The Preferred trim level adds satellite radio, a cargo net cover, and power-adjustable steering to suit your height. The Essence model gives you heated leather seats and a wireless charging pad for your mobile device. Lastly, the Premium version includes safety features such as blindspot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and more. The seats also have cooling and massage features.
Some pre-owned LaCrosse models may also include add-on packages like Sun and Shade, Sights and Sounds, or Dynamic Drive. The Sun and Shade package adds a panoramic sunroof with a sunshade. The Sights and Sounds package includes an 11-speaker Bose stereo with surround sound, and the Dynamic Drive package adds larger 20-inch wheels, an upgraded suspension, and adaptive suspension dampers for a smoother driving experience over rough roads.
1. 2019 Cadillac CTS
It may come as a shock, but 2019 models are now rolling onto dealership lots as used cars. The 2019 Cadillac CTS is a great find. There are three engines available. The first is a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission that generates 268 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. Next is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 335 hp and 285 lb-ft of torque. Finally, you might be able to find one with a turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 engine that puts out 420 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque.
Available in five terms, this luxury sport sedan does not disappoint. The base features 17-inch wheels, keyless ignition, Brembo front brakes, and parking sensors in the rear. The voice-controlled Cadillac User Experience (CUE) infotainment system is displayed on an 8-inch touchscreen and works with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and satellite radio. You can even listen to music through the 11-speaker stereo system. The next trim is the Luxury model, which includes xenon headlights, a 13-speaker Bose stereo, navigation, and a panoramic sunroof. It also comes with safety features such as rain-sensing wipers, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, blindspot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert. The Premium Luxury adds 18-inch wheels and a self-parking system that can come in handy for street parking. Heated seats throughout and tri-zone automatic climate control ensure that everyone is always comfortable. The V-Sport model gets upgraded brakes, a revised suspension, and a better steering system for optimized handling at higher speeds. Finally, the V-Sport Premium Luxury comes with everything plus a sunroof.
Here at Frank Kent Country, we have a great selection of used vehicles to choose from. Our inventory constantly changes, so if you see one of these great options mentioned above on our lot, be sure to check it out before its gone. Our dealership, located in Corsicana, TX, has a friendly and knowledgeable staff that would love to help you find the best used vehicle for your needs.