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Cheap Cars at Auction Today



Following reports of a 4%b slump in used prices, they were generally down at auction today. With some cars looking spectacularly cheap. And, with a tough budget approaching on 22nd June, this may only be a portent of things to come.


You can see from the collective prices how much they have dropped. Three 08 Ford Kas at £3,200 to £3,400. Three 2007/57 Fiesta 1.2 Style and Zetec Climates at £4,300 to £4,350. Four cheap high mileage Focus II diesels. (And no DPF trouble to worry about with 1.6TDCI 90s.)


High miles on anything knocked it back considerably. For example, two 08 reg BMW 118ds. The 23k miles sold for £12,100. The 92k miles for £7,950. Or 07 BMW 520DSE with 17k miles £14,400. 06BMW 520D SE with 83k miles £8,200.


And normally highly desirable sportscars are starting to feel the pinch.


That nice looking 25k mile 06 Porsche Cayman 3.4S in the photo was about £1,200 under trade book at £22,500.


(As usual, ‘s’ means sold. ‘p’ means top provisional bid, ‘pc’ means provisional, but close. ‘n/s’ means not sold. ‘n/w’ means miles not warranted. ‘MNW’ means unknown mileage. ‘dmg’ means damaged. D/R means damaged and repaired. ‘fl’ means facelift. ‘H/T’ means hardtop. Extras like ‘lthr’ and ‘sat’ are specified when they are not standard.)


Alfa Brera 2.4JDM SV coupe, 07 reg, 70k miles £9,200s

Audi A3 1.0TDI 140 Sportback, 06 reg, 73k miles £6,900s

Audi A4 2.0TDI 170 SE-line Avant, 2007/57, 49k miles £12,800s

Audi A6 3.0TDI 233 quattro Avant, 2006/56, 28k miles £14,000s

Audi A6 2.0TDI SE Avant Multitronic, 07 reg, 64k miles £11,400s

BMW 118d 2.0SE 3-dr, 08 reg, 92k miles £7,950s

BMW 118d 2.0SE 5-dr, 08 reg, 23k miles £12,100s

BMW 318D ES, 2005/55, 102k miles £6,100s

BMW 318D SE, 06 reg, 44k miles £9,000s

BMW 320D SE Touring, 2006/56, 101k miles £7,800s

BMW 320D SE, 07 reg, 89k miles £8,450s

BMW 318i M-Sport 4-dr auto, 07 reg, 41k miles £12,100s

BMW 320 E92 2.0iSE coupe, 07 reg, 27k miles £13,100s

BMW 320 E92 2.0iSE coupe, lthr, 07 reg, 20k miles £14,300s

BMW 320CD M-Sport convertible, 06 reg, 55k miles £11,300s

BMW 520D SE, 06 reg, 83k miles £8,200s

BMW 520D 177 SE auto, 07 reg, 17k miles £14,400s

BMW X5 3.0D Sport, 06 reg, 52k miles £14,100s

Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6HDI, 06 reg, 100k miles £3,000s

Ford Ka 1.3 70 Style, 08 reg, 17k miles £3,200s

Ford Ka 1.3 70 Style, 08 reg, 16k miles £3,200s

Ford Ka 1.3 70 Style, 08 reg, 13k miles £3,400s

Ford Fiesta 1.2 Style Climate 3-dr, 2007/57, 15k miles £4,300s

Ford Fiesta 1.2 Style Climate 3-dr, 2007/57, 18k miles £4,300s

Ford Fiesta 1.2 Zetec Climate 3-dr, 2007/57, 25k miles £4,350s

Ford Focus II 1.8TDCI LX estate, 2005/55, 96k miles £2,700s

Ford Focus II 1.6TDCI 90 Studio, 2006/55, 114k miles £2,500s

Ford Focus II 1.6TDCI 90 LX estate, 2006/56, 104k miles £2,700s

Ford Focus II 1.8TDCI LX estate, 2006/56, 102k miles £3,100s

Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCI 115 Zetec, 06 reg, 109k miles £2,850s

Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCI 115 Zetec, 06 reg, 72k miles £3,400s

Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCI 115 Zetec, 2007/56, 66k miles £3,500s

Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCI 115LX, 07 reg, 78k miles £3,800s

Honda Civic 1.8 I-VTEC EX, sat, 06 reg, 22k miles £12,300s

Honda Civic 1.8 I-VTEC Type S, 07 reg, 30k miles £7,500s

Honda Civic 2.2iCDTI EX, 09 reg, 30k miles £7,500s

Honda FR-V 2.2iCDTI Sport, 2006/56, 91k miles £6,550s

LR R/Rover Sport 2.7TDV6 auto, sat, 07 reg, 33k miles £26,800s

Mercedes C180 1.8K Spt Coupe Evo Pan, 05 reg, 34k miles £8,100s

Mercedes ML280 CDI auto, sat, 07 reg, 36k miles £19,400s

Nissan Qashqai 1.5DCI Tekna, 07 reg, 44k miles £10,700s

Peugeot 206CC Allure 1.6HDI, 07 reg, 33k miles £7,600s

Peugeot 307 1.6HDI 90 SE SW, 05 reg, 67k miles £4,300s

Peugeot 307 1.6HDI 90 S estate, 06 reg, 91k miles £2,900s

Peugeot 607 2.0HDI Executive, lthr, 2007/57, 18k miles £8,800s

Porsche Cayman 3.4S, 006 reg, 25k miles £22,500s

Renault Clio 1.2 Expression 3-dr, 07 reg, 27k miles £4,150s

Toyota Yaris 1.3VVT-I T3 5-dr a/c, 07 reg, 23k miles £5,000s

Toyota Avensis 2.2 D-4D T4, sat, 2007/56, 128k miles £4,300s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7DTI Envoy estate, 2002/52, 110k miles £1,100s

Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Elite, 06 reg, 97k miles £3,300s

Vauxhall Astra 1.8SRI 5-dr, 06 reg, 28k miles £5,200s

Vauxhall Astra 1.3CDTI 90 estate, 07 reg, 97k miles £3,150s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100SX Spt Coupe, 06 reg, 109k mls £3,800s

Vauxhall Astra 1.9CDTI 150SR Spt Coupe, 07 reg, 31k miles £7,850s

Vauxhall Vectra 1.9CDTI estate, 07 reg, 77k miles £5,050s

VW Golf 1.9 TDI S 5-dr, 06 reg, 85k miles £5,100s

VW Golf 2.0GT TDI 5-dr, 2006/56, 79k miles £6,800s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140, 2006/55, 85k miles £5,350s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140, 07 reg, 104k miles £6,400s

Volvo S60 2.4 D5 185, 2005/55, 85k miles £4,300s

Volvo S60 2.0T Geartronic, 2006/56, 31k miles £5,800s

Volvo XC90 D5 185 Geartronic, 2007/57, 19k miles £18,600s


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