Best auto car for reliability for £5000?

I would be grateful if you could suggest a number of petrol automatic cars for a young driver. He has a budget of up to £5500.

Asked on 6 September 2022 by

Answered by Dan Powell
At this price point, I'd recommend a small hatchback with a CVT gearbox. Honda Jazz and the Toyota Yaris both have excellent reliability reputations and are plentiful for around £5000.
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