Which is the quietest and most refined family hatchback/estate under £30,000?

Which is the quietest and most refined family hatchback/estate under £30,000?

Asked on 7 November 2019 by grahame amey

Answered by Andrew Brady
It might depend on the kind of driving you do. The new Toyota Corolla Hybrid is very refined around town, although it's a bit noisier on the motorway thanks to its CVT gearbox. If you can wait until next year, there's a new Volkswagen Golf due to go on sale, which is likely to be very refined. Alternatively, get a good deal on the current car. I'd also take a look at the Kia Ceed and Ford Focus.
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