What budget car would you suggest for a trip around Europe?

What car would you suggest for a trip around Europe (two months long)? Our budget is £3000 to £4000.

Asked on 5 May 2019 by Kate

Answered by Andrew Brady
We'd be looking for a Skoda Superb - it would be a very comfortable choice and, with a diesel engine, will be very economical. Avoid the early 1.9 - the 2.0-litre diesel is the one to go for. Also, consider a Toyota Avensis - they're very reliable.
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