What should we replace our Volkswagen Golf with?

What is the most efficient, comfortable and fairly stylish car you would recommend to replace our ageing but otherwise excellent 2015 Golf 2.0 TDI BlueMotion. We like the size, the fuel economy, it’s not too sluggish, but cannot find anything that matches this good all-rounder. Looking at up to £25,000 including the trade in of our Golf.

Asked on 22 May 2023 by NickV

Answered by Andrew Brady
How about a Toyota Corolla? It looks fairly stylish in GR Sport trim and it'll be very cheap to run, thanks to Toyota's exceptional reliability record and efficient hybrid powertrains. A Mazda 3 is another stylish hatch although it's only available with mild-hybrid power so won't be as frugal as the Corolla. Otherwise, you could consider family SUVs like the Volkswagen Tiguan.
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