If you can afford the running costs or get a great warranty, these cars will be nicer than anything new at the same price. Here are some great used luxury cars to buy, according to you.
If you're willing to deal with some maintenance costs, the R129-generation Mercedes SL is a solid used-car buy. It's comfortable and incredibly stylish. Plus, the roof goes down! , and up for sale right now for under $6000.
People often forget about the DB7, which means prices have dropped considerably since they first appeared in showrooms. can be yours for under $25,000.
While the rare, V12-powered 850CSi regularly sells for over six figures, normal, early production 8-Series models can be found for under $10,00o. is for sale right now. Just budget a lot for parts and maintenance.
The E-Class is one of Mercedes' most legendary and popular cars. Because Merc made so many, used examples depreciate fast. can be yours right now for just $8000.
If you want a V12-powered grand touring car on the cheap, the Jaguar XJS is here to satisfy. It's certainly not perfect (one look at that complex engine bay will tell you that), but when it works, it's wonderful. can be yours today.
The Phaeton's high price compared to the rest of the VW lineup meant it never sold well in the United States when new. It's a fantastic luxury car with an available W12 engine, which can now be purchased used for around $10,000. is on eBay right now for under $4000.
If luxurious reliability on a budget is your goal, there's no better choice than the Lexus Ls400. Its bulletproof V8 can go hundreds of thousands of miles without issue, while its boxy, understated looks will keep you flying under the radar. for just over $4000.
You're always rolling the dice when buying a used Jaguar, but it might be worth it for an XK. Succeeded by the more sporty F-Type, the XK was a modern take on the classic Jaguar grand tourer, complete with a sweet 4.2-liter V8. You might not be able to find an XKR for under budget, but there are plenty of convertibles to be had. is around $19,000 right now.
Few cars offer the same combination of luxury and off-road capability as a Land Rover LR4. It's easily the best off-roader on this list, but it still has a beautiful, classically British interior. If you're willing to take a chance on British reliability, the LR4 is a lot of car for very little money. right now for $16,000.
The Porsche Cayman (or its roadster sibling, the Boxster) might not have as many luxury appointments as the other cars on this list, but it's a true sports car. You'd be hard pressed to find something better handling for the money. Buy one before Porsche fans re-discover how great these Caymans are, and drive up prices. is on eBay right now for just under $16,000.
The Audi A8 may not be quite as popular as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class or BMW 7 Series, but it's still a serious luxury car. It has a classic design that's aged well over the years, and the interior still looks great. The only bad news is that you're unlikely to
It seems like just yesterday that BMW redesigned the 7 Series to minimize the Bangle styling of the previous generation. But it was actually close to 10 years ago. As a result,. It won't have the new car's fancy touchpad key, but you'll still look awesome. is for sale for about $20,000.
Cadillac's been building some great cars lately, but for whatever reason, people aren't really buying them. That means you can get some killer deals on new cars, but you can get even better deals on used ones. With a reasonable stack of cash,you want. is $18,000 on eBay right now.
People laughed at the Equus when Hyundai first introduced it, but at the time, it represented a pretty serious luxury bargain. On the used market, it's even more of a steal. A loaded V8 Equus can sometimes be had for. .
Jaguar shocked the auto industry when it introduced the first-generation XF. The design was gorgeous and got even better looking when it was refreshed a few years later. You can already, but if you're okay with the pre-facelift look, you can even get an XF Supercharged. for just under $16,000.
If you're, you better hope you can get a warranty. But assuming you can, you'll be the proud owner of what's possibly the most prestigious SUV you can buy. If you're particularly brave, you might even be able to afford a Range Rover Supercharged. with just over 100,000 miles.
Most of the cars on this list are going to be fairly expensive to maintain. Some are especially risky. But if you want decadent luxury combined with low running costs,. Even if it's not as cutting-edge as an S-Class, the reliability alone makes it worth considering. Check out on eBay right now.
If there's a luxury sedan out there that could be considered the opposite of the Lexus LS in every way, it's the Maserati Quattroporte. It looks amazing, sounds even better, and couldn't possibly be called reliable with a straight face. But the second you hear that exhaust note, you'll understand.
Much like the Porsche 911 defines the sports car, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class defines the flagship luxury sedan. You're going to have a hard time coming up with a nicer luxury car. You'll probably only be able to afford an S550 , but if you have a thing for V12s, older S600s are also in-range.
Last alphabetically but certainly not least is the Volvo S80. It's not a particularly flashy choice, nor is it as prestigious as some of the other cars mentioned. But it's still comfortable, quiet, and plenty luxurious. With tons of safety features and the durability you expect from a big Volvo, you could do a lot worse. is for sale on eBay right now.