Need a cheap and economical petrol car for long commute

I will shortly be embarking on a 170 mile twice weekly A-road commute. I will also be doing lots of motorway driving the rest of the time, so will probably do 450 miles per week all in. Can you recommend a reliable petrol car for this work for under £3000? It must be comfortable, automatic and cheap to run.

Asked on 2 December 2016 by Andy Caswell-Russell

Answered by Honest John
If you can find a 2003-2005 Toyota Yaris 1.3 4-speed auto, grab it like a shot.
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