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Can't afford a new car? The 10 best used car buys

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10 cars for $10,000

For those unable to afford a new vehicle, the used car market is a great place to find a deal.

While today's cars and trucks have an average price around $32,000, according to, the price gap between the average new and used vehicle is right around $20,000, according to

"There are a lot of great used cars on the market, and with a significant price difference between new and used cars, we know that many shoppers choose to go the used route," Executive Editor Joe Wiesenfelder said.

For those who are priced out of the new car market, released its list of top buys for around $10,000. Click through to see which vehicles made the list.

By CNBC Contributor Michael Strong. Follow him at
Posted 22 March 2014

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