Better financing options make it easier to afford a brand-new vehicle today. However, not everyone is willing to go through the process of paying for a new car over a long period of time. A good but used vehicle might be a better and more affordable option. There are several used car brands that could be worth buying. Here are the top 5 on our list:
As with any used car purchase, pay close attention to any recalls. For example, some Insignia cars built before November 2010 may have been recalled due to airbag issues. Check the DVSA website for recalls and faults before buying a car.
*Vauxhall (Opel) Insignia
The Vauxhall Insignia is a good and comfortable family car which has received decent customer reviews. Its features don’t particularly stand out, but it is generally known as a reliable and spacious vehicle which is available at a relatively affordable price. The D-segment car was developed by Opel and is sold under the Vauxhall brand name in the UK.
* Kia Cee’d
The Kia Cee’d (today known as the Kia Ceed) is one of the most popular hatchback family cars. This third-generation model is available at a good price and is comfortable to drive. The Kia model was exclusively produced for customers in Europe and first entered the market in 2006. The models which were released before 2009 received a high safety rating for Adult Occupants.
* Nissan Leaf
The Nissan Leaf is a terrific option if you are looking for an affordable electric car. While newer EVs often provide more advanced technologies and an improved battery design, the Nissan Leaf is very affordable. This doesn’t mean that it lacks comfort and style. A Nissan dealer in Northern Ireland lists some of the features as ‘Auto dimming rear view mirror’, ‘Bose Premium Audio system+7 speakers’ and ‘Rain sensor’. The Nissan Leaf received a 5-star rating in 2012 by the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP).
* BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
If you are looking for more luxury, the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe could be the right car for you. It is available with financing plans at many car dealers and is a 5-door saloon which offers features such as keyless start, cruise control, full leather seats and a good performance overall.
* Vauxhall Astra
The Vauxhall Astra can be described as a great all-around car which is nice to drive and can be purchased for a lower price than many similar used car models. The diesel-powered Astras are cheap to run and are great cars for everyday use.
Choosing an inexpensive vehicle which offers a smooth ride and allows you to pay it off faster, you usually can’t go wrong with the five cars above. You might be able to get a very good price for other used models, too.