Germany is one of the industry leaders when it comes to automotive manufacturing. With brands like BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche to choose from, you will have a range of used German autos to select among. To help you sort through the options, continue reading to find out the best used German cars or check out this great list of 10 best German-Made Cars in USA.
Audi A6 (2012)
The 2012 Audi A6 is an excellent option. This model year was freshly redesigned with a longer wheelbase and more interior space. This brings it closer to the size of the current edition than other model years. When looking at a used Audi A6 from 2012, you may find a 2-liter 4-cylinder with 211 horsepower or a 3-liter supercharged V6 with 310 horsepower. This model also gets an impressive 25 city/33 highway mpg, saving you money on fuel. Just some of the impressive features you may discover on a 2012 A6 include heated front seats, a sunroof, LED daytime running lights, leather interior, parking sensors in front and rear, navigation, BOSE sound, and even night vision featuring pedestrian detection.
BMW 3 Series (2013)
Choosing the 2013 BMW 3 Series as opposed to earlier model years increases your options to include an M Sport Line model, a new wagon style, and more features standard. This compact luxury model now offers a convertible, coupe, sedan, or wagon and comes with at least a 240-horsepower 2-liter twin-turbocharged 4-cylinder powertrain. You can also find a BMW 3 Series with a 300-horsepower 3-liter twin-turbocharged V6 or a 265-horsepower 3-liter twin-turbocharged V6 diesel. Expect premium sound, automatic cruise control, navigation, xenon adaptive headlights, and integration for iPods and iPhones.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2012)
Opting for the 2012 C-Class gives you a highly affordable luxury vehicle. The C-Class is an entry point to the Mercedes-Benz lineup, and the used model will be even cheaper. This year of the C-Class is available as a sedan or coupe in one of several trim levels. All models have at least a 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder with 201 horsepower. In the case of the C350, you can find one with up to 302 horsepower. There are also AMG trims with up to 451 horsepower, AMG sport suspension, and other performance upgrades. However, AMG models will usually be priced too high for used buyers. Lower trim C-Class models still have navigation, premium sound, heated seats, leather upholstery, and a rearview camera, among other features.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class (2013)
For those with a slightly higher budget, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class models are an excellent choice. This model year of the luxury automaker’s lineup added standard Parktronic featuring a rear view camera, Keyless GO, and multi-contour seats to the full-sized sedan. There is also an incredible range of engines, including the standard 429-horsepower 4.6-liter twin-turbocharged V8, a 510-horsepower 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V12, a 295-horsepower 3.5-liter mild-hybrid V6, a turbo diesel, and two AMG models with up to 621 horsepower. This model year also comes with 10 airbags, blind spot assist, and other premium features.
Porsche Cayenne (2011)
If you prefer a used luxury SUV, consider the 2011 Porsche Cayenne. This midsize SUV has all the amenities you could want along with the power you expect from a Porsche. The base engine has 300 horsepower, or you can get a model with up to 500 horses. There is also a Cayenne Hybrid that has 380 horsepower and 24 mpg on the highway. Depending on the 2011 Cayenne on the market, you may also get surround sound, lane change assist, rear-seat entertainment, and a rearview camera, along with Porsche Communication Management.