Buying a small used car - what do you recommend?

I want to buy a small used car for the use of my son. I therefore need one that is cheap to insure with a low road tax. Any recommendations

Asked on 18 August 2013 by Gillygoat

Answered by Honest John
Citroen C1, currently on offer at £6995 and may even be down to £5995.
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