Consumer Reports' 30 best used cars under $30,000

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As part of its 2017 Auto Issue, Consumer Reports picked some of the best used cars you can get for under $30,000.

Check out some of the top picks for a good used car below.

Acura TL

The Acura TL is one of two from
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The Acura TL is one of two from the Japanese automaker in the luxury category on the list.

Acura TSX

The Acura TSX, which went out of production
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The Acura TSX, which went out of production in 2014, is still one of Consumer Reports' best used cars to buy.

Buick Encore

The Buick Encore is one of five small
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The Buick Encore is one of five small SUVs on Consumer Reports' 30 best used-cars list.

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Buick Verano

Buick's Verano is one of ning luxury vehicles
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Buick's Verano is one of ning luxury vehicles on Consumer Reports' best used-cars list, but the only one in that category from an American maker.

Honda Accord

Consumer Reports calls the Honda Accord an
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Consumer Reports calls the Honda Accord an "excellent used-car choice" and is one of three large and midsize cars on their 30 best used-car list.

Toyota Corolla

Toyota's Corolla also makes the list, with the
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Toyota's Corolla also makes the list, with the magazine writing, the compact "lives in the sweet spot of the used-car market because of its practical size, decent performance, and ironclad reliability."

Honda CR-V

One of five small SUVs on Consumer Reports'
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One of five small SUVs on Consumer Reports' list, the magazine says "the CR-V blends a spirited, fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine with agile handling, a composed ride, and a roomy interior."

Honda Fit

The Honda Fit was picked as one of
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The Honda Fit was picked as one of Consumer Reports' best used cars to buy, the only one named in the subcompact category. The magazine says "this reliable, cleverly designed hatchback offers easy cabin access and an amazing amount of storage room for such a small car."

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Honda Ridgeline

One of 2 pickups to make the list,
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One of 2 pickups to make the list, Consumer Reports says the Honda Ridgeline "is the sensible pickup truck, with respectable capabilities and a supple, steady ride."

Infiniti M

The Infiniti M line is on Consumer Reports'
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The Infiniti M line is on Consumer Reports' top 30 used-car list, one of nine from the luxury car category.

Lexus CT 200h

Five Lexus models are in the luxury category
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Five Lexus models are in the luxury category of Consumer Reports' list of best used cars, including the Lexus CT 200h.

Lexus ES

According to Consumer Reports,
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According to Consumer Reports, "the ES continues to do everything well in our tests, no matter the generation," and is one of 9 luxury models in the magazine's best used-cars list.

Lexus GS F

The Lexus GS F is on the best
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The Lexus GS F is on the best used-car list in the luxury category.

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Lexus IS

The Lexus IS is one of five models
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The Lexus IS is one of five models from the maker on Consumer Reports' top 30 best used-cars list in the luxury category.

Lexus LS

The Lexus LS is one of 9 luxury
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The Lexus LS is one of 9 luxury cars on Consumer Reports' top 30 best used-cars list.

Lexus RX

Lexus' RX is one of three midsize SUVs
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Lexus' RX is one of three midsize SUVs on the list.

Mazda MX-5 Miata

The lone sports car on Consumer Reports' 30
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The lone sports car on Consumer Reports' 30 best used-cars list is the Mazda MX-5 Miata, which the magazine says has "zesty performance, nimble handling, and precise steering make the Miata as fun to drive as any sports car available -- including those with two or three times as much power."

Pontiac Vibe

Pontiac's Vibe is one of four compact cars
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Pontiac's Vibe is one of four compact cars on the list.

Subaru Forester

Subaru's Forester had its 2017 version in Consumer
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Subaru's Forester had its 2017 version in Consumer Reports' 10 best cars, also has its older models in the 30 best used-cars list.

Subaru XV Crosstrek

The Subaru XV Crosstrek is one of two
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The Subaru XV Crosstrek is one of two Subaru models on the list in the small SUV category.

Toyota Avalon

Toyota Avalon is one of three cars in
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Toyota Avalon is one of three cars in the midsize and large car class on Consumer Reports' best used-car list.

Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry is one of three large
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The Toyota Camry is one of three large or midsize cars on Consumer Reports' best used-car list.

Toyota 4Runner

Also on the list is the 4Runner, Toyota's
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Also on the list is the 4Runner, Toyota's midsize SUV.

Toyota Highlander

Toyota's Highlander is one of three midsize SUV's
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Toyota's Highlander is one of three midsize SUV's on Consumer Reports' list, with the magazine saying "the Highlander is an excellent used-SUV choice, roomier (a third row is available) and less expensive than its Lexus RX sibling."

Toyota Matrix

One of the 4 compact models on Consumer
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One of the 4 compact models on Consumer Reports' best used car list is the Toyota Matrix, which ended production in 2014.

Toyota Prius

Toyota's Prius is one of 4 compact cars
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Toyota's Prius is one of 4 compact cars on the used-cars to buy list.

Toyota Prius V

Toyota's Prius V is one of 2 wagons
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Toyota's Prius V is one of 2 wagons on Consumer Reports' best used-car list.

Toyota RAV4

Toyota's RAV4 is one of 5 small SUVs
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Toyota's RAV4 is one of 5 small SUVs on the used-car list.

Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra is one of just two
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The Toyota Tundra is one of just two pickup trucks to make the list.

Toyota Venza

Toyota's Venza is
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Toyota's Venza is "overlooked and difficult to classify, the Venza straddles the station wagon and SUV worlds," according to Consumer Reports, and is one of two in the wagon category to make the list.

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