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    Right so i'm going to be trading my old banger in under this scrappage scheme. I want a car which is pretty cheap, under 8000 probably. My ideas so far are VW Fox, Hyundai i10 or Nissan Pixo. Any thoughts? Or any other suggestions?
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    forget hyundai. look into toyota corolla and other brands.. but concentrate on toyota and also mazda is great
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    new fiat punto!
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    (Original post by FAILINGKID)
    forget hyundai. look into toyota corolla and other brands.. but concentrate on toyota and also mazda is great
    Why forget Hyundai?
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    (Original post by cactus kid :))
    Why forget Hyundai?
    not reliable....
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    To be fair that's probably one thing that they aren't bad at. They are just dull dull dull cars, I'd go for a FIAT 500 or Punto, or maybe a VW Fox or Ford Fiesta.
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    Fiat Punto
    Fiat 500
    Ford Fiesta
    Vauxhall Astra

    or

    Ferrari Enzo

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    I would probably go for the Fiesta as it will be reliable and have good residuals.
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    Fox. Definitely the fox. With the scrappage scheme and bartering you'll pick up an entry level one for under 5k, brand new...
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    ive got a fox, its a fantastic car got a great engine much faster than the other cars we test drove like the aygo and yaris, its roomy too and being a volkswagen and a german car its very reliable. its a no brainer definetely go for the vw fox.
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    If you're going to look at a NON-Jap car manufacturer then deffinately not Fiat... Italaian cars are generally sh*te anyway but my sister in law has had 2 fiats in the last 2 years both from new and both rubbish! Also My brothers Alfa GT kept going wrong at every opportunity so it doesn't restore my faith in the Italian car market....

    If anything off your list, i'd go with the VW Fox... At least it'll be built to last and handle like a go-kart as they're only about 4 inches long!

    Newer Fords are ok but deffinately not by choice! VW for build quality and value for money i'd say x
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    (Original post by FAILINGKID)
    not reliable....
    Actually thats not true!!!
    My parents have a hyundi i30 and it is the best and most reliable car they have ever had in a long time. Everyone seems to rave about the hyundi i20 and i10 too.
    I would seriously recommend the hyundi i10. I would also look at a kia picanto, fiat 500 or vw fox. They are all good cars and you should be able to get one in your price range.
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    VW Polo
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    (Original post by FAILINGKID)
    not reliable....
    Incorrect.
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    I would got for the VW or a Fiesta
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    (Original post by ChrisLincoln)
    VW Polo
    I totally agree
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    How long are you planning to keep the car? If you actually want to get any money back I would go with the Fox as depreciation won't be AS bad as the others (nothing wrong with most other budget cars, but you'll lose alot more money!). If you only plan to keep it for a couple of years, I would really be reconsidering the decision to buy new.

    (Original post by FAILINGKID)
    not reliable....

    A five year warranty suggests they are pretty confident otherwise.
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    bugatti veyron gogo
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    You can NEVER go wrong with a Fiesta! If it has Ford on the label - guaranteed to be reliable with easily available parts and plenty of dealerships/specialists to get them serviced at. Focus is a good car aswell
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    Maan, I dont get cars =/
    What are you supposed to look for?
 
 
 
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