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    i need a car thats effiecient run yet not a locomotive and decent looking. what can i get thats under £1500. has to be cheap on insurance so nothing over a 1.3 litre. let rge debate begin.
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    (Original post by jimbojohn)
    i need a car thats effiecient run yet not a locomotive and decent looking. what can i get thats under £1500. has to be cheap on insurance so nothing over a 1.3 litre. let rge debate begin.
    Why is your username so similar to mine? THIS IS NOT OKAY
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    My Jaguar XJS (4.0) L6 is a great car to drive and definitely more economical than the 5.3 V12.

    I mean you need some comfort in life :P

    |For those that can't detect sarcasm, my car isn't yet road legal and I couldn't afford it anyway|
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    yeah i think you'll struggle to find good looking and under 1500 - you'll be looking pre 2006 really, there might be some excepions, but an 06 corsa or 07 polo?
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    Japanese cars i.e. Toyota, Honda, Nissan are supposed to be very reliable. Get 10-13 year old ones, they'll run really well.
    Avoid French cars, esp at your price range. When they get old, loads of problems arise with it, so yeah.
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    This is a great lil runner
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    (Original post by DrSebWilkes)
    My Jaguar XJS (4.0) L6 is a great car to drive and definitely more economical than the 5.3 V12.

    I mean you need some comfort in life :P

    |For those that can't detect sarcasm, my car isn't yet road legal and I couldn't afford it anyway|
    He needs the S type R with the twin turbo diesel for economy and comfort
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    Bmw m4
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    (Original post by jimbojohn)
    i need a car thats effiecient run yet not a locomotive and decent looking. what can i get thats under £1500. has to be cheap on insurance so nothing over a 1.3 litre. let rge debate begin.
    See this thread for advice: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=4825738

    Getting cheap insurance isn't as simple as getting a car under a 1.3 litre engine.
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    My first car was a Fiat Panda 1.3, comfortable, nippy, economical, didn't go wrong, easy to park. Insurance for first year was £850 I think. Second year after I had written someone's car off in it was £800. You can get one for £1500 easy.
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    (Original post by jimbojohn)
    i need a car thats effiecient run yet not a locomotive and decent looking. what can i get thats under £1500. has to be cheap on insurance so nothing over a 1.3 litre. let rge debate begin.
    Nissan micra
    hyundai getz
    both cars are good cars, reliable, as good as you cat get on insuance as a young driver etc. And you will be able to get both within your budget.
    Just dont get a fiat punto.
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    thanks for the contributions
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    how about a Bugatti Varon
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    Mini One? Bonus points for this one as you won't look like an old granny in her brand new Toyota IQ. Not sure about the emissions and running costs on one of these compared to a small city car, though.
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    I wanted one but insurance is high
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