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My wife is in the process of changing car and she has driven both the Toyota Yaris 1.3 5 door and the Honda Jazz 1.4 both new. She is using the scrappage scheme and although the Toyota is the best deal financially the Honda is better finished but £1,500 more for the deal. She has run a Honda Civic for nearly 16 years and that has been superb in every way. Which would you recommend she choose?

Asked on 1 May 2010 by A.R., via e-mail

Answered by Honest John
If that's a Toyota Yaris 1.33 6-speed it has another advantage: unlike the Jazz, it's under 121g/km CO2, so £30 annual tax from April 2010 (free first year). And, in this case, £1,500 cheaper. It gets the nod.
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