Buying a used car can often get you a much better deal on a purchase than buying a brand new one. If you are willing to compromise on some extra mileage, at a budget of £10,000 it can be easy to find lots of different models at much more affordable prices. Keep reading and you can see some good options on the best-used cars for under £10,000.
BMW 1 Series
The BMW 1 Series carries a badge premium, so it is undoubtedly at the higher end of the £10,000 budget, however, it is not impossible to find a used BMW 1 series under this price. The quality of the BMW 1 series is arguably unrivalled and new prices generally start at approximately £23,885. However, with an incredibly high standard of engineering quality, a used version, that would bring the price below £10,000, would still provide you with that bespoke feel of driving a BMW.
The Ford Fiesta is one of the UK’s most popular budget cars, it’s cheap, comfortable, and easy to run. At new, the Ford Fiesta hatchback averages at approximately £16,385 making the used model easily obtainable with a £10,000 budget. With the perfect mix of character, performance, and agility, the Ford Fiesta makes for a reliable, yet exciting ride. Second hand, it is common to see the Ford Fiesta go for less than £6000, also making it easily more affordable.
A new Volkswagen MK 7 averages at about £21,000, however, if you are willing to take on a few extra miles and purchase second-hand, then you can easily find a used newer model for under £10,000. The Volkswagen Golf is comfortable, very well built, and easy to drive, as well as full of tech as it comes with an engine that is guaranteed to deliver on the performance side, whilst also simultaneously having a good fuel economy.
The Fiat 500 is a top choice for those who want a small but stylish car. Due to its popularity, second-hand versions are generally widely available to purchase, and most often at very affordable prices. A bonus highlighted by Car Buyer, and one of the main reasons for its significant popularity, is that they are cheap and easy to insure for young new drivers. A new hatchback can be purchased at prices of approximately £11,100, however, you can easily find a version within a £10,000 budget.
The Nissan Juke is the perfect mix of practicality and funky looks but at an affordable price. It is a popular choice for families due to its spacious nature, but also has a sleek and stylish look that makes it attractive to all buyers. Brand new, you can drive a Nissan Juke out of the dealership for prices starting from approximately £18,000, however, a second-hand model can easily be found for under £10,000 at reasonable prices of around £7,500 according to Auto Express.
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