The Best Used Small Cars Under $5,000 According to Consumer Reports

2003-2006 Toyota Corolla sedan model year

Full-size sedans and SUVs are great for hauling cargo, but used small and compact cars check so many boxes. They are usually cheaper for starters, so your wallet will thank you. They are also perfect for new car buyers. And since small cars have small engines, they require less maintenance than one equipped with a V6 or V8.

If you’re looking for the best used cars under $5,000, Consumer Reports ran tests on several models. The best part? These small cars are equipped with electronic stability control, which is now required on all new vehicles.