Can you recommend a reliable family car on a £7000 budget?

A relative has had her car written off and a payout has been agreed at £7000. What replacement car do you suggest? She has 2 children and needs a medium sized reliable family car.

Asked on 1 June 2023 by W Rees

Answered by David Ross
We would suggest something like the Kia Ceed or Hyundai i30, which can be had in hatchback or estate from depending on how much room is required. They are easy to drive, comfortable and offer good interior space, as well as a good reputation for reliability. There are also plenty around, so it should be easy to find one within budget.
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