Used cars to buy under £5,000

Looking to buy a second-hand car? If so, rest assured that you’re not alone!

Our own research last year showed that 44% of people who were planning on buying a car would buy second hand. And based on the car finance we have already supplied to some of our customers, you can snap up a bargain for less than £5,000!

So, with that in mind, we’ve found some great second-hand deals you can get on cars, all for under £5,000. Of course, while these vehicles were available at the time of writing, they may now be sold. The following should be used as a guide only as to the prices of some nearly new and used cars under £5,000 … you’ll be amazed!

A quick search on car sales website Autotrader and Parker’s website for second-hand cars nationwide shows the following vehicles for sale.

Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVT-i x 3dr – £4,299 to £4,875

blue 3 door Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVT-i x

All 16 registration plates, and all with low mileage. Features of the model include front power windows, tyre pressure warning system (TPWS), hill – start assist control (HAC) and zero road tax for life!

Citroen C1 1.0 VTi Feel 5dr – £4,795

silver 5 door Citroen C1 1.0 VTi

Only 800 miles on the clock, the vehicle comes with air conditioning, power steering and zero road tax.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatchback A160 EFFICIENCY Classic SE 5d – £4,790

red 5 door Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatchback A160

With 41,000 miles on the clock, this 2011 (“11” registration plate) costs £130 to tax. Basic features include ABS, heated mirrors, service indicator, audio remote and folding rear seats.

Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.6 TDI (105bhp) S 5d – £4,750

grey Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.6 TDI (105bhp) S

This 2012 (“12” registration plate) model has clocked up 55,000 miles. Road tax is £110 annually and features of the vehicle include central locking, electric windows, traction control, passenger airbag and climate control.

Suzuki Celerio 1.0 SZ3 5dr – £4,740

white 5 door Suzuki Celerio 1.0 SZ3

Just six months old and with low mileage (just 1400 miles on the clock), this car is like a brand new and has a Suzuki warranty until August 2019. £0 annual road tax.

Mitsubishi Colt Hatchback 1.1 CZ1 5d – £3,000

silver 5 door Mitsubishi Colt Hatchback 1.1 CZ1

This 2012 model has clocked up just 33,567 miles. Road tax is £110 and basic features include the following as standard: body coloured bumpers, central locking, driver`s airbag, folding rear seats, 3×3 point rear seat belts and ABS.

Peugeot 107 Hatchback 1.0 Urban 5d – £2,949

black 5 door Peugeot 107 Hatchback 1.0 Urban

With 57,000 miles on the clock, this 2011/11 model costs just £20 a year to tax, Features include a CD player, power steering and electric windows.

Volkswagen Fox Hatchback 1.2 (60bhp) Urban Fox 3d – £2,495

yellow 3 door Volkswagen Fox Hatchback 1.2 (60bhp) Urban Fox

This 2011 petrol model has only 21,000 miles on the clock. Features include a CD player, central locking, electric windows, power steering and a £130 annual road tax.

Chevrolet Aveo Hatchback 1.2 S 3d – £1,995

blue 3 door Chevrolet Aveo Hatchback 1.2 S

This Chevrolet has done 67,000 miles and is a 2011 model (“11” registration plate). Features include alloy wheels, electric windows, tinted glass and road tax of £110 – £130 (depending on the date the car was first registered).

Vauxhall Zafira Estate 1.6i Exclusiv 5d – £399

silver 5 door Vauxhall Zafira Estate 1.6i Exclusiv

We found this 2008 model. It comes with air conditioning, a CD player and tinted glass. The road tax is £210 a year and the car has clocked up 240,000 miles.

As you can see, there is lots of choice if you are looking for a second-hand car. From nearly new cars with low mileage to more “run in” versions, there is something to suit everyone’s budget!



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