6 new and used cars you can get for under $30,000

From muscle cars to minivans, these vehicles are worth looking at.

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Each week, Boston.com profiles several cars that consumers can find for below a certain price point in an effort to help you find your dream car faster. The cars listed include new and used models and any financial incentives currently available. Prices posted here are either starting MSRPs for newer vehicles or based on Kelley Blue Book’s Fair Purchase Price for used vehicles.

2017 Dodge Challenger

2017 Dodge Challenger. —FCA
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Starting MSRP: $27,190

Why it’s worth the price: Dodge’s muscle car offers a range of engines suited for the street or the track. The base model gets a 292-horsepower V6. Buyers can upgrade to two mid-range V8s or the Challenger SRT Hellcat special edition, which gets a neck-snapping 707-horsepower, 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8.

The Dodge Challenger earned a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration but did not fare as well in crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It earned the agency’s second-lowest rating of “Marginal” in the small overlap front test, which measures a collision’s impact on the vehicle’s front corner, and “Acceptable” ratings in tests measuring roof strength, and head restraints and seats.

Current incentives: Check your local Dodge dealership for offers and incentives.

2017 Nissan Murano

A 2016 Nissan Murano. —Nissan

Starting MSRP: $29,770

Why it’s worth the price: The Nissan Murano is an affordable SUV that feels like a luxury vehicle. The Murano’s four trims – S, SV, SL, and Platinum – are each powered by a 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V6 engine that delivers 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. All models come with the NissanConnect infotainment system with a 7-inch touch screen.

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The Murano received strong safety scores from both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A rearview camera is standard. A 360-degree view camera, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross traffic alert are available.

Current incentives: Check your local Nissan dealership for offers and incentives.

2017 Toyota Sienna

A 2015 Toyota Sienna. —Toyota

Starting MSRP: $29,750

Why it’s worth the price: Toyota’s minivan offers reliability, style, and a choice of five trims configured with a range of options. The Sienna gets a new, more powerful engine for 2017. The 3.5-liter V6 generates a capable 296 horsepower. Bluetooth, cloth upholstery, and a 6.1-inch touch screen come with each trim.

The Sienna earned a five-star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and top scores in nearly every crash test by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. It received the agency’s second-highest score of “Acceptable” in the small overlap front test. A rearview camera is standard.

Current incentives: Check your local Toyota dealership for offers and incentives.

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sedan. —Mercedes-Benz

KBB.com Fair Purchase Price: $27,060

Why it’s worth the price: Redesigned in 2015, Mercedes-Benz’s entry-level C-Class is now an affordable luxury that continues to inspire awe on the road. The C-Class comes in eight trims, starting with the 201-horsepower C250 coupe up to the 503-horsepower AMG C63 sedan. A multimedia package comes with a rearview camera, voice control, and an 8.4-inch navigation screen.

The 2015 C-Class received four out of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and top scores in crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. A driver assistance package includes a lane-keep assist, blind spot monitoring, and adaptive cruise control.

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Current incentives: Kelley Blue Book researchers indicate a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class in good or better condition can range from $24,240 to $29,879 and has a typical mileage of about 45,000. Search local used car dealerships to find one.

2015 Volvo S80

2015 Volvo S80. —Volvo

KBB.com Fair Purchase Price: $26,704

Why it’s worth the price: The Volvo S80 is the rare total package: safe, good-looking, and powerful. The five-passenger sedan comes with a 240-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine or a 300-horsepower, 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available. Bluetooth, leather seating, and a 7-inch color display are standard.

The 2015 Volvo S80 received top scores in crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. It was not rated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2015 model comes with Volvo’s City Safety automatic braking system. Upgrading to the mid-tier Premier Plus trim adds front and rear park assist.

Current incentives: Kelley Blue Book researchers indicate a 2015 Volvo S80 in good or better condition can range from $23,856 to $29,551 and has a typical mileage of about 34,000. Search local used car dealerships to find one.

2017 Toyota 86

2017 Toyota 86. —Toyota

Starting MSRP: $26,255

Why it’s worth the price: Formerly known as the FR-S, this high-performance sports car was rebranded as the 86 when parent company Toyota inherited it from its now-defunct Scion brand. The 86 comes with only one engine – a 2.0-liter four-cylinder – but stands out for its handling and agility. A six-speed manual transmission is standard. The base price includes voice recognition, Bluetooth, and a USB port.

The Toyota 86 earned four out of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The car received top scores in nearly every crash test by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety but rated “Acceptable” in the small overlap front test. A rearview camera is standard.

Current incentives: Check your local Toyota dealership for offers and incentives.