What's the best family hatch for £12,000?

My son is changing his Mazda 2 but needs a bigger boot for the impending arrival of his first child. He has seen a 2018 Hyundai i30 for £12k but is something you feel is better for the budget?

Asked on 7 December 2018 by sjh

Answered by Andrew Brady
The latest Hyundai i30 is an excellent choice, especially with one of the punchy petrol engines. The Skoda Octavia is also worth a look, particularly as it has a huge boot and represents good value for money. Also consider a very reliable Honda Civic.
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