What's the best commuter car for £3000?

A few months ago you answered a question about a commuter car for around £3000 and recommended the Ford Fiesta 1.25. Is that the Zetec model? What year and or mileage should I be looking for?

Asked on 13 March 2014 by glennbobc

Answered by Honest John
Any Fiesta 1.25, but the 82PS or 85PS version, not the low power version.
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