I'm looking for a car with a seven-year warranty, what should I buy?

For the last few years of my working life I need very reliable car for my daily commute. I'm in the market for a new car, with a budget of up £15K.

Of the two car manufacturers, who offer a seven year warranty, Kia and MG, which brand and model do you recommend? Or should I be thinking about buying an approved used model?

Asked on 17 March 2023 by

Answered by David Ross
Of the two options we would recommend Kia as one of the most reliable brands you can buy. Your budget of £15,000 means you're limited to the Picanto if you're buying new, but it is an accomplished small car and if it's big enough for your needs then it is a smart choice.

Buying new also means you benefit from the full seven years of warranty, but if you need something bigger then an approved used car would give you a bit more choice and still benefit from a lengthy warranty. A quick search turned up a few examples of the Kia Ceed within your price bracket, which would give you a bit more space and excellent reliabilty.
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