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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 Bankrate.com, the price gap between the average new and used vehicle is right around $20,000, according to Cars.com.

"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," Cars.com Executive Editor Joe Wiesenfelder said.

For those who are priced out of the new car market, Cars.com 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 thedetroitbureau.com.
Posted 22 March 2014

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