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Looking for a Used Luxury Sedan? Here are Some of Your Options

By Mike Richards Updated: 01/07/2019 Posted: 11/22/2018

If you are interested in a luxury sedan, but the price of a new one is a little steep for you, there are used luxury sedans you can get at a bargain. This is the beauty of depreciation. You can get a car that is a few years old, with reasonable mileage, at a cost much lower than its original price. A well-maintained used luxury sedan could easily pass for a new one. However, you need to consider the running costs of the luxury sedan of your choice. It may come at a bargain, but can you afford to drive and maintain it? Of course – these prices are used car dealership prices, read the section at the end to learn more about auction prices for used luxury sedans.

2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic

  • Horsepower:  241
  • Standard Engine: 2.0L
  • Transmission: 7- Speed automatic
  • Standard Seating: 5
  • Fuel economy (litres/100km): 7.8 highway, 10.1 city  
  • Gas: Premium

The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of a new Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic is between $40,000 and $70,000. If you are lucky, you could pay for a used one at any price between $20,000 and $35,000. The cost of a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic varies, depending on the condition of the car and the reasons for selling. If you get a seller who desperately needs to dispose of it for financial reasons, you might get a great deal. Mercedes’ come in different sizes. The C class is the entry-level Mercedes-Benz sedan, but no compromise was made on the performance of the car. This is a luxury car that looks, feels and drives great. It just might be the perfect fit for you.

2014 Acura TL

 

  • Horsepower: 280 or 305
  • Standard engine: 3.5L V6
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic or manual
  • Gas: Premium
  • Fuel economy: 20 mpg city/29 mpg highway
  • Standard seating: 5

You can get a used 2014 Acura TL anywhere between $12,000 and $23,000. The MSRP of this luxury sedan is between $37,000 and 47,000. The 2014 Acura TL is available in manual and automatic transmission. It has received an excellent reliability rating. It was also a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This car gives you a choice between a front wheel and all-wheel drive. The high-tech features are user-friendly. The space is also great for the front seat and back seat passengers.

Other luxury cars which compete in the same class as the Acura TL include the Lexus ES 350, Lincoln MKZ, Volvo S60, Audi A6, BMW 3 Series, and Hyundai Genesis. Ultimately, the 2014 Acura TL is the perfect mix of technology, style, and luxury at a great price.

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2016 Audi A4

 

  • Horsepower: 220-333
  • Standard engine: 2.0L
  • Transmission: 6 speed Automatic with manual mode
  • Fuel economy: 17-24 mpg city/26-32 mpg highway
  • Standard seating: 5
  • Drive Train: AWD, FWD

The MSRP of this car is $35,000. When you buy this luxury sedan second hand, you could get it at an average price of $23,000. This car offers not only luxury, but efficiency as well. For a vehicle with four gas cylinders, its effectiveness is much higher than most vehicles in the same category. It has received excellent safety ratings with the NHTSA giving it 5 stars. The leather and wood interior finish together with the aluminum trim makes this car stand out when choosing luxury used cars. The space at the back provides sufficient leg room which is great for a vehicle in its class.

2015 Infiniti Q40

 

The MSRP of this car is between $35,000 and $40,000. If you buy it used, you could easily get it at any price between $13,000 and $20,000. The 2015 Infiniti Q40 was to be replaced by the Q50, but it was retained due to high demand. This is a fourth generation G7-Sedan and one of Infiniti’s best sellers. If you are looking for a car you can rely on, a powerful engine, just the right touch of technology and an interior that spells luxury, this is the car for you. You also make a saving of almost 50% its original price! The other luxury cars that have been considered competition for the Infiniti Q40 are the Acura TLX, Audi A4, and BMW 3-series.

2015 Lexus GS 350

 

  • Standard Seating: 5
  • Fuel economy: 19 mpg city/ 26-29 mpg highway
  • Horsepower: 306
  • Standard engine: 3.5l V6
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic
  • Gas: Unleaded premium

As a brand, Lexus has made a name for itself over the years in the production of reliable luxury cars. During the 2018 J.D Power Vehicle Dependability Study, this car was rated first in the mid-size premium car segment. The exterior and interior of this vehicle is the epitome of luxury. Add this to its premium performance, and you have the perfect luxury car.

One of the distinct features in this model is the infotainment display that controls up to three different functions. The MSRP of this car is about $33,000 for the front wheel drive and $37,000 for the all-wheel drive. A used Lexus GS 350 may be available for any price between $21,000 and $28,000. With its high-tech features and superior performance, this car performs exceptionally well when competing with compact luxury cars from Audi, Mercedes, and BMW.

Conclusion

The person who bears the most significant burden of depreciation is the one who buys the car when its new. As soon as that is paid for, it starts losing value. This is why buying it used makes sense. If you are lucky, the first owner may have driven it for a short time before putting it up for sale. Whatever the circumstances surrounding the sale of a luxury sedan, you are bound to get it at a great price when you buy it used. It is also essential to note that the older the luxury car, the lower the price.

Buying Used Luxury Sedans at an Auction

The prices of the used cars seen above are for used car dealer lot prices. You can save more money than this, by checking out current listings here. Start by choosing your preferred make and model, to see what is available. You may be surprised at what you can find. If you need any help finding a vehicle, try using our in-window chat feature, and one of our friendly staff will help you out.

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