Most Affordable Luxury Vehicles

Most Affordable Luxury Vehicles - Basil Resale of Buffalo

There are many reasons why some drivers tend to prefer luxury vehicles over their traditional non-luxury counterparts. It’s hard to compete with the premium standard features, comfort options, and cutting-edge technology that’s found on luxury cars. If you’ve always dreamed of owning a luxury vehicle but never thought you’d be able to afford one — Basil Resale of Buffalo is here to help! Our team has assembled our top picks for the best used luxury vehicles under $20,000. This guide will help you find the used luxury vehicle that your head and heart can both agree upon.

2013-2017 Cadillac ATS

Cadillac ATS

It’s rare to find a blend of eye-catching style, potent performance, and innovative technology at a price under $20,000. When you choose the Cadillac ATS, you’ll experience all of that and much more. Beneath the hood lies your choice of either a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 202 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque or an available 3.6-liter V6 producing 321 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. Base models feature your choice of a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, great for any type of driving style.

Step inside the cabin of the ATS and you’ll find a unique balance between upscale luxury and everyday practicality. Available amenities include an 8-inch touch screen, a 12-speaker Bose surround-sound stereo, HD Radio, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and wireless device charging. The standard Cadillac CUE infotainment center offers seamless access to your favorite multimedia functions. Great for helping you stay protected from the unknown, the ATS is offered with safety options including a rearview camera, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and active lane keep assist.

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2014-2017 INFINITI Q50


Next up on our list of affordable luxury vehicles is the dynamic INFINITI Q50. One of the most impressive characteristics of the Q50 is its muscular performance options. In addition to its standard 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, the Q50 can also be equipped with one of two potent turbocharged V6 engines paired with a responsive 7-speed automatic transmission. Available all-wheel drive helps you excel in both wet and dry conditions. Striking LED headlamps and taillights provide the perfect combination of style and exceptional visibility.

Shifting our attention towards the interior, the INFINITI Q50 continues to stand out from the competition. The dash layout features an intuitive dual-screen setup that’s home to the standard INFINITI InTouch infotainment system. Other standard amenities of the Q50 include a rearview camera, Bluetooth, USB ports, a CD player, and satellite radio. Higher trim levels add a 16-speaker Bose stereo and a navigation system as well. Athletic handling, innovative tech, and sharp styling help make the INFINITI Q50 a compelling choice.

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2010-2015 Lexus RX

Lexus RX

Looking for a luxury crossover that won’t break the bank? The Lexus RX has been an award-winning favorite with luxury shoppers for over 2 decades. In addition to its smooth V6 and efficient hybrid powertrain options, the Lexus RX remains a class leader for outstanding resale value and long-lasting durability. Its capable all-wheel drive system adds even more confidence in harsh weather conditions as well. The 6th generation RX represents an exceptional value for shoppers who crave a combination of value, versatlity, and luxurious comfort amenities.

When equipped with its available navigation system, the Lexus RX features intuitive infotainment controls not found on most luxury midisze crossovers. The Lexus Remote Touch system includes a mouselike controller that’s seamless to operate. Optional heated and ventilated perforated leather upholstery on the front seats helps ensure front passengers are comfortable regardless of their temperature preferences. Option the available panoramic sunroof to enjoy fresh air and some natural sunlight on the way to your destination inside the Lexus RX.

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2012-2018 Acura RDX

Acura RDX

Last but certainly not least, the Acura RDX is our top choice for the most affordable compact luxury crossover currently available on the market. Second generation RDX models are powered by a standard a 3.5-liter V6 mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Also available is the legendary Acura SH-AWD system for exceptional grip and control when the road surface is slippery. Legendary Acura build quality and reliability ratings help make the RDX one of the most proven luxury crossover vehicles available on the used market. With prices now in the sub-$20,000 territory, the Acura RDX is one of the smarted used luxury purchases you can make.

One of the signature highlights found inside the cabin of the RDX is its available Acura/ELS sound system that allows you to hear your favorite songs the way the artists intended them to be heard. Standard heated leather upholstery helps you and your front passenger stay warm on those chilly winter mornings. Connected navigation featuring dynamic map guidelines allows you to reach your destination both safely and on time. Cutting-edge safety features including AcuraWatch helps you stay one step ahead of danger on the roadways behind the wheel of the Acura RDX.

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