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Used Midsize SUVs $20K to $25K

View the best used midsize suvs priced between $20,000 and $25,000. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used midsize suvs for sale in your area. Learn more about our rankings»

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2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Redesigned last year, the Highlander Hybrid offers a spacious interior, smooth ride, and refined hybrid powertrain. However, some feel its price is too steep compared to the ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 9.0
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 8.5
Interior: 8.0
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 5_0
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2010 Buick Enclave

The seven-seat 2010 Buick Enclave is one of the most upscale SUVs in its class, with tons of standard features, sleek looks and an especially quiet and ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.9
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 8.6
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 9.4
Reliability: 4_5
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2012 Nissan Murano

The 2012 Nissan Murano stands out among two-row midsize SUVs with its potent powertrain and classy interior. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.7
Critics' Rating: 8.1
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 5_0
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2011 Buick Enclave

The 2011 Buick Enclave's upscale interior, smooth ride and stylish looks make it an affordable alternative to some luxury SUVs. Its middling performance means the Enclave isn’t the ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2011 Ford Explorer

All-new for 2011, reviewers said that the Ford Explorer has what it takes to compete with the ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 3_5
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2012 Chevrolet Traverse

When it was new, reviewers liked the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse’s adult-sized third-row seat, great cargo space for the class and well-rounded driving dynamics. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.5
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 7.9
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2011 Mazda CX-9

Reviewers said the 2011 Mazda CX-9 is a three-row crossover that’s actually fun to drive. Its comfortable interior and decent fuel economy are the icing on the cake. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.6
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 8.7
Reliability: 3_5
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2011 Toyota Venza

With its car-like ride and SUV-like space, the 2011 Toyota Venza is a true crossover. Reviewers were impressed ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.1
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 8.7
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 4_0
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2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser

The 2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser is a reliable off-road SUV, but some shoppers may not be willing to sacrifice everyday livability and practicality for the FJ’s bold ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 7.9
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 8.5
Safety: 8.6
Reliability: 4_5
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2012 Mazda CX-9

When it was new, reviewers said the 2012 Mazda CX-9 has a handsome, high-end interior and is ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.4
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 8.7
Reliability: 3_5
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2011 Dodge Durango

Dodge redesigned the Durango for 2011, transforming it into a crossover with sporting intentions, a well-made interior and outstanding safety ratings. This SUV isn’t the best for ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 3_0
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2011 Toyota Highlander

The 2011 Toyota Highlander is a great family vehicle, according to reviewers. It’s comfortable, capable and has ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.6
Performance: 7.9
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_5
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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

Reviewers were pleased with the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe's top-notch cabin materials, comfortable ride and powerful engine ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 7.7
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_0
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2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser

In its final model year of production, the 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser was praised by critics for its off-roading ability and ruggedness, but they said it isn't ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 7.5
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 6.9
Cost to Own: 8.5
Safety: 9.0
Reliability: 4_5
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2014 Toyota Venza

Reviewers wrote that the 2014 Toyota Venza has spacious seating and a smooth ride, but it doesn't ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 7.6
Performance: 7.0
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2012 Toyota Venza

The 2012 Toyota Venza gets good fuel economy for the class and reviewers liked its roomy cabin, but criticized its underpowered base engine. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 7.8
Performance: 7.1
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 4_0
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2011 Ford Flex

Strong safety scores and a versatile interior are among the 2011 Ford Flex’s strengths. However, a low reliability rating drags the Flex down in this highly-competitive class. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 7.9
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 8.5
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_0
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2011 Nissan Murano

The 2011 Nissan Murano is a 2011 midsize SUV that is actually fun to drive, which is a rarity in its class. With good power, competitive fuel economy ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 8.3
Interior: 8.5
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 3_5
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2010 GMC Acadia

The 2010 GMC Acadia is an upscale alternative for those who need the space of a minivan but can’t bring themselves to buy one. The Acadia offers ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 9.4
Reliability: 3_0
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2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee is an excellent off-road vehicle with a luxurious interior, which is a rare combination in the realm of midsize SUVs. Nonetheless, it ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 8.0
Performance: 8.4
Interior: 7.7
Cost to Own: 8.6
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 4_0
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