Replacing a V70 with a new petrol estate

We have a 2002 V70 2.4 petrol auto estate and are looking to replace it with something of similar size.

The car averages 8000 miles per year and being wary of what HJ has said about diesel engines, we have looked at various used car websites (BMW, Audi, VW, Volvo) and with the exception of Mercedes we cannot find any 1 to 2 year old automatic petrol estates for sale. Can you recommend anything please. We are looking to spend £20-25000

Asked on 5 August 2012 by JRCR

Answered by Honest John
Mondeo 2.0 Ecoboost Powershift. S-Max 2.0 Ecoboost Powershift. Volvo V50, V60, C70 with the same 2.0 Ford Ecoboost engine and Ford/Getrag Powershift transmission.
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