18. Lexus RX300

The Lexus RX 350 has a smooth ride, brisk engine performance, and a cosy interior with ample cargo space. It also has superb safety and reliability ratings, as well as low ownership costs. You can’t do much better than a used 2014 Lexus RX 300.

This luxury midsize SUV seats five and offers a great mix of refinement and high-end features at a reasonable price.