Would you buy a £2000 car without a full service history?

My daughter is thinking of buying a 2007 Ford Fiesta 1.4 with 72,000 on the clock. It's a nice looking car at £1995 and comes with a full service, MoT and three months warranty. Although it's 13 years old, there are only six stamps in the service book. I'm not altogether happy with that and would be grateful for your opinion.

Asked on 16 March 2020 by

Answered by Andrew Brady
It's not ideal but on a £2000 Fiesta, we wouldn't be too concerned. If it drives well, has evidence of some servicing (at least) and has recently had a full service, it ought to be a sound buy. There are lots of Fiestas on the market but you could spend a long time looking for one with a flawless service history.
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