6 new and used cars you can get for under $25,000

From a small hatchback to SUVs.

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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 Nissan Rogue

2017 Nissan Rogue. —Nissan
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Starting MSRP: $23,820

Why it’s worth the price: Good-looking and reasonably priced, the midsize Nissan Rogue SUV is a desirable daily driver. The five-passenger compact SUV is powered by a 2.5-liter engine that returns 170 horsepower and delivers decent fuel economy at 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. Nissan offers navigation, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Siri Eyes Free, and a 7-inch touch screen display as options.

The Rogue earned top scores in all crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. However, the SUV earned only four out of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for its frontal crash and rollover protection. A rearview camera is standard, and advanced safety features including rear cross traffic alert, lane keep assist, and a 360-degree camera are available.

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

2017 Toyota RAV4

2017 Toyota RAV4 Limited. —Toyota

Starting MSRP: $24,910

Why it’s worth the price: The Toyota RAV4 compact SUV packages class-leading cargo space with carlike handling. The RAV4 is offered in four trims – LE, XLE, SE, and Limited – but only one powertrain: a 176-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The base model comes equipped with Bluetooth, a six-speaker audio system, a USB port, and Toyota’s Entune infotainment system with a 6.1-inch touch screen.

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The RAV4 earned a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and top scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Toyota Safety Sense P suite of advanced driver assistance features, including automatic high beams, lane departure assist, a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection function, and dynamic radar cruise control, is standard for 2017.

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

2017 Mazda Mazda6

2017 Mazda Mazda6. —Mazda

Starting MSRP: $21,945

Why it’s worth the price: Dynamic, affordable, and fuel-efficient, the Mazda Mazda6 is worth a look if you need a daily commuter. The five-passenger midsize sedan is available in three trims – Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring – and is powered by a 184-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Bluetooth, hands-free text messaging, a six-speaker sound system, and the Mazda Connect infotainment system with a 7-inch touch screen come standard.

The Mazda6 aced crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and earned a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. All models are equipped with a rearview camera. Lane departure warning, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot monitoring are available on higher trims.

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

2017 Fiat 500L

2017 Fiat 500L. —Fiat

Starting MSRP: $20,995

Why it’s worth the price: Easy to park and surprisingly spacious in the rear, the Fiat 500L is a solid city car. The five-passenger hatchback comes in three trims – Pop, Trekking, and Lounge – each powered by a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that returns 160 horsepower. The base model features Bluetooth, a six-speaker audio system, a USB port, and a 5-inch touch screen.

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The Fiat500L earned top scores in nearly all crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. However, the hatchback got the agency’s lowest rating in the small overlap front test, which measures a collision’s impact on the vehicle’s front corner. It has not been rated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 500L does not come with many options for advanced driver safety equipment. A rearview camera and rear parking sensors are the only features available.

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

2016 Toyota Avalon

2016 Toyota Avalon. —Toyota

KBB.com Fair Purchase Price: $21,287

Why it’s worth the price: Toyota’s largest sedan is smooth, powerful, and reliable. Best of all, you can find a deal on a 2016 model for about two-thirds the price of a new one. The five-passenger Avalon is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. It is offered in five trims – XLE, XLE Plus, XLE Premium, Touring, and Limited. All models are equipped with Bluetooth, a USB port, and Toyota’s Entune infotainment system with a 7-inch touch screen.

The Avalon earned a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and excellent scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for the 2016 model year. A rearview camera is standard, and advanced safety features including adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning are available.

Current incentives: Kelley Blue Book researchers indicate a 2016 Toyota Avalon in good or better condition can range from $19,916 to $22,657 and has a typical mileage of about 48,000. Search local used car dealerships to find one.

2015 BMW 2-Series

2015 BMW M235i Coupe. —BMW

KBB.com Fair Purchase Price: $23,744

Why it’s worth the price: BMW’s smallest car – the 2-Series coupe – is more powerful and agile than many of its larger rivals. The 228i base trim is powered by a 240-horsepower, four-cylinder engine. The sportier M235i gets a 320-horsepower six-cylinder engine and the brand’s M Sport brakes. All models are equipped with leatherette upholstery, Bluetooth, and BMW’s iDrive infotainment system with a 6.5-inch display screen.

The 2015 BMW 2-Series earned top scores in crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A rearview camera, parking sensors, forward collision warning, and lane departure warning were included as part of a Driver Assistance package BMW offered for the 2015 model year.

Current incentives: Kelley Blue Book researchers indicate a 2015 BMW 2-Series in good or better condition can range from $22,367 to $25,120 and has a typical mileage of about 25,000. Search local used car dealerships to find one.