Which second hand small car - first car for 20 year old son - with £3000 price limit?

My 20 year old son is looking for his first car - he has a budget of £3000. It needs to be small, frugal and affordable for insurance, but also safe and reliable for motorway trips to university. Also he is 6 ft 4 in tall.

I wondered about the early Skoda Citygo, or older Fabias - or should we be looking at Corsas and Ford KA? Toyota Aygo or Peugeot 107 are other possibilities, but not, I think, so hot on safety or internal space.

What do you recommend? Thanks.

Asked on 28 October 2016 by Bill Morris

Answered by Honest John
6' 4" is tricky. Polos can accommodate tall people but a £3k Polo is not usually a very good car. A Toyota Yaris 1.3 is much more reliable if he can fit in one. I know a bloke who is 6' 8" who can fit inside and drive an Aygo, but I don't recommend it.
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