Cheapest Qashqai I’ve Seen at Auction Today

And it wasn’t that cheap, which shows how high the demand now is for these cars.


This was a 2007/57 1.5DCI Tekna with leather and satnav, but a lumpy 117,000 miles. It started cheap enough at £5,000, but bidding was strong and it eventually sold for £7,400.


This is traditionally the time of year when used cars hit rock bottom, but this year there’s a shortage the sensible mileage cars in strongest demand. So they are staying high and it’s only the seriously mileagy stuff that’s going for bargain basement money. And the exceptions to that last statement are Audi A3s and A4s that still seem to make ridiculous money whatever the mileage.


Today saw strong bidding for a 17k mile 2008/58 Mazda 3 1.6 Takara sold for £6,850, a 29k mile 2008/58 SAAB 9-3 2,0T 210PS aero convertible sold for £13,500, a 6k mile 09 Mercedes 1.6 C180K Blue

Efficiency auto sold for £16,400, a 64k mile 08 Audi TT 2.0TFSI S-tronic sold for £15,200, a 9k mile 2007/57 MINI One Sidewalk convertible sold for £8,650, a 9k mile 2008/58 Honda Civic Type R GT sold for £11,000, a 36k mile 2007/57 Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style 5-door sold for £4,300. Even a 49k mile 2005/55 (5 year old) Mondeo 1.8 Zetec sold for £3,200, though it was in peachy condition.


But saved by their mileage were a 134k mile 07 Mazda 6 2.0D 143 TS sold for £2,975, a 141k mile 06 VW Golf Plus 2.0TDI 140 sold for £3,950, a 91k mile 2006/57 Jetta 1.9TDI sold for £3,950, a 116k mile 07 Mondeo 1.8TDCI 125 6-speed Zetec estate sold for £5,400, 91k mile 08 reg VW Passat 2.0TDI 140 estate sold for £6,300, and a 115k mile 06 BMW E90 318D SE sold for just £5,600.


(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.)


Audi A3 Sportback 2.0TDI 140 S-tronic, 2007/56, 102k miles £6,750

Audi A4 B7 1.9TDI 115 SE, 2007/57, 87k miles £7,100s

Audi TT 2.0TFSI S-tronic, 08 reg, 64k miles £15,200s

BMW E90 320d SE, 05 reg, 80k miles £6,700s

BMW E90 318d SE, 06 reg, 115k miles £5,600s

BMW E90 318d SE Touring, 2007/57, 96k miles £7,200s

BMW 525d SE, 05 reg, 92k miles £6,750s

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style 5dr (red), 2007/57, 35k miles £4,300s

Ford Fiesta 1.6TDCI Zetec, a/c, D/R, 2007/57, 19k miles £4,600s

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style 3dr (blue), 2008/58, 16k miles £4,100s

Ford Focus 2.0i Titanium auto, sat, 2006/56, 34k miles £5,000s

Ford Focus 2.0TDCI 136 CC-3 conv, 09 reg, 17k miles £9,750s

Ford Mondeo 1.8 Zetec, 2005/55, 49k miles £3,200s

Ford Mondeo 1.8TDCI Zetec est, sat, 07 reg, 116k miles £5,400s

Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCI Ghia 5dr, 2007/57, 85k miles £6,200s

Ford Mondeo 1.8TDCI Edge estate, 2007/57, 70k miles £6,250s

Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCI Titanium 5dr, 08 reg, 105k miles £6,400s

Honda Civic 2.2iCDTI EX, 06 reg, 89k miles £5,450s

Honda Civic 2.2iCDTI Sport, 2006/56, 101k miles £4,300p

Honda Civic Type R, 2007/57, 27k miles £8,900s

Honda Civic Type R GT, 2008/58, 9k miles £11,000s

Honda Accord 2.2iCDTI EX Tour, sat, 2007/57, 128k miles £4,950s

Honda Accord 2.2iDTEC ES GT, sat, 2008/58, 47k miles £13,100s

Jaguar X-Type 2.0D S, 2007/57, 39k miles £8,100s

Mazda3 1.6 Takara, 2008/58, 17k miles £6,850s

Mazda6 2.0d 143 TS, 07 reg, 134k miles £2,975s

Mazda6 2.0d 143 Sport, 2007/57, 54k miles £5,150s

Mercedes W203 C180K A/G auto, 2006/56, 112k miles £5,900s

Mercedes 1.6 C180K BlueEff auto, 09 reg, 6k miles £16,400s

Nissan Qashqai 1.5DCI Tekna, sat, lthr, 2007/57, 117k miles £7,400s

MINI One 1.6 Sidewalk, 2007/57, 9k miles £8,650s

MINI Cooper 1.6S convertible, 2007/57, 12k miles £9,800s

Peugeot 407 2.0HDI 136 Executive, 06 reg, 49k miles £4,700s

Range over Sport 2,7TDV6 auto, 2007/57, 30k miles £21,200s

SAAB 9-3 2.0Y 210PS Aero conv, 2008/58, 29k miles £13,500s

Toyota Avensis 2.0VVT-I T-Spirit, 2006/56, 43k miles £5,950s

Toyota Avensis 2.0 D-4D TR, 2007/57, 85k miles £5,750s

Vauxhall Corsa 1.2SXI 16v, 2007/57, 19k miles £5,200s

Vauxhall Corsa 1.2SXI 16v, 2008/58, 17k miles £5,500s

Vauxhall Tigra 1.3CDTI, sat, 08 reg, 41k miles £5,800s

Vauxhall Astra 1.3CDTI 190 estate, 2006/56, 60k miles £3,150s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100SR, 2007/57, 27k miles £6,200s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100SR 3dr, 2008/58, 26k miles £7,100s

Vauxhall Vectra 1.9CDTI 120 auto, 06 reg, 100k miles £3,800s

Vauxhall Vectra 1.9CDTI 150, 2006/56, 98k miles £3,450s

Vauxhall Vectra 1.9CDTI 120, 08 reg, 92k miles £4,100s

VW Golf 1.9TDI S, 05 reg, 81k miles £4,350s

VW Golf 1.9TDI SE, 2006/56, 26k miles £7,150s

VW Golf Plus 2.0TDI 140 Sport, 06 reg, 141k miles £3,950s

VW Jetta 1.9TDI S, 2006/56, 91k miles £3,950s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140, 2006/56, 124k miles £4,200s

VW Passat 1.9TDI 105, 2006/56, 101k miles £4,600s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140 estate, 08 reg, 91k miles £6,300s


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