Volkswagen Golf - hybrid or petrol?

My sister lives in London and wants to buy a Volkswagen Golf with an automatic gearbox. She has a budget of £20,000 and does mainly local journeys. with some longer ones at weekends. She is set on the Golf, but can't decide whether to get a hybrid or not. What do you recommend?

Asked on 31 October 2016 by Mark

Answered by Honest John
She doesn't have enough for a VW Golf GTE: www.honestjohn.co.uk/used-prices/Volkswagen/Golf/?.../ Needs at least £12,800 and that's buying privately. £24k from a dealer.
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