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Edmunds.com has released its annual list of the Best Used Cars. For 2013, the publication has selected 17 cars from 17 different segments, each of which are from the 2006 to 2011 model year.

Some of their choices aren't surprising. The list contains some old favorites like the Honda Fit, Toyota Prius and Toyota Avalon. These are great used cars because they're reliable, fuel efficient and can be bought for a great price.

Edmunds also included some fun and functional cars, too, for those of you looking to get offroad or tackle some curvy mountain pavement.

If you're looking for a used car, this is a great place to start. Click through to see the best options in each segment and then check out our used listings to find a car of your choice nearby.
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Subcompact: 2007-2011 Honda Fit

The Honda Fit is one of the best small cars you can buy. It's remarkably roomy, stylish, versatile and super reliable. Its solid fuel economy will also save you some money at the pump.

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Compact Sedan: 2006-2011 Hyundai Elantra

A Hyundai Elantra produced between 2006 and 2011 is a great choice for a used small sedan. Due to its inclusion of many standard features, great fuel economy and comfortable interior, it's one of the best cars you can buy right now.

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Midsize Sedan: 2007-2011 Ford Fusion

Previous generations of the Ford Fusion are attractive, spacious and safe, making either of them a great choice for a small family. These Fusions also offer sporty driving dynamics, something that is hard to find among its competition.

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Large Sedan: 2006-2011 Toyota Avalon

Sure, it's not the most exciting car on the road, but the Toyota Avalon has been a reliable and comfortable large sedan for years. It's massive back seat makes it a great vehicle for transporting kids or additional cargo.

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Coupe: 2006-2011 Honda Accord Coupe

The Honda Accord Coupe enjoys a kind of cult following. It's especially coveted with its available V6 engine and manual transmission. This sporty variation of the classic midsize sedan also has a comfortable ride and handsome exterior design.

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Convertible: 2006-2011 Volvo C70

The Volvo C70 convertible has a superb interior and comes with Volvo's legendary safety record. Its turbocharged five-cylinder engine is also peppy enough to make for a sporty, top-down ride.

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Wagon: 2006-2011 Subaru Outback

The Subaru Outback went through two generations between 2006 and 2011, both of which are superb wagons. The Outback comes with Subaru's lauded all-wheel drive system, making it an especially good choice for those of you living in the snow belt.

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Compact Crossover: 2006-2011 Honda CR-V

It's truly amazing how the Honda engineers have designed the small-ish CR-V to have so much space. Passenger space in the rear is superb, as is cargo capacity. The CR-V is also super reliable and fuel efficient.

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Midsize SUV: 2006-2011 Toyota Highlander

Either of the two generations of Highlanders that were produced between 2006 and 2011 are excellent midsize SUVs. They're roomy, versatile and comfortable. And with available all-wheel drive, they can handle bad weather, too.

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Large SUV: 2006-2011 Mazda CX-9

A large seven-passenger crossover with a roomy interior and remarkably good driving dynamics, the Mazda CX-9 is an excellent option for a growing family.

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Minivan: 2006-2011 Honda Odyssey

The Honda Odyssey has been considered one of the best minivans on the road for several years. Its comfortable and spacious interior allows for minimal driver fatigue and tons of versatility.

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Compact Truck: 2006-2011 Toyota Tacoma

With its well-documented reliability and multiple engine, bed and cab choices, the Toyota Tacoma can be a great option for families, singles or people just looking for a truck that will help them get the job done.

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Large Truck: 2006-2011 Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 has been the best-selling truck in the country for some time now. It comes in a variety of cab styles, has the rugged capability to handle almost anything you throw at it and can come with a very comfortable interior.

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Luxury: 2006-2011 Infiniti G25/G35/G37

The Infiniti G (now known as the Q50) has a powerful V6 engine, great driving dynamics and a luxurious interior. You can get this great competitor to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class in sedan, coupe or convertible form.

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2006-2011 Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius has been by far the most popular hybrid on the road. And for good reason. It's super roomy and versatile, in addition to being remarkably fuel efficient.

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Two-Seat Sports Car: 2006-2011 Chevrolet Corvette

The Chevrolet Corvette is essentially a supercar that can be had for the price of a midsize luxury sedan. It can be had as a coupe, with removable roof or as a full convertible. If you're looking for a white-knuckle ride, this is your car.

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Performance Car: 2006-2011 Ford Mustang GT

Much like the Corvette, the Ford Mustang GT is a great performance car value. Its 5.0L V8 engine is just beastly, producing up to 412 hp. It also has excellent handling dynamics, making tackling a curvy road just as fun as flooring the gas pedal on a long straightaway.

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