Grandson needs a cheap car - any suggestions?

My grandson is looking at a 10 year old Renault clio 1.2 with full service history for about £1500. The mileage is under 60,000. Would this be a good buy. If not what would you recommend?

Asked on 26 January 2015 by enfield007

Answered by Honest John
A 1999 - 2005 Yaris is generally best, followed by a Fiesta 1.25 or 1.4 (not a Fiesta 1.3). This Renault might be ok. Might be junk.

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