As AutoExpress put it: “A budget of £15,000 will get you a good new car, but it could land you a brilliant used one.” Without further ado, let's have a look at some great used cars under £15,000 for sale …
Ford Kuga: A fun-to-drive, well-built SUV, the Kuga is powered by punchy, efficient engines and has the agility of a much smaller car, proving quiet and agile on the road. Plus, a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, it’s well-equipped to protect you.
You could get: A 2017 1.5-litre Kuga Zetec with less than 10,000 miles on the clock, air conditioning, alloy wheels and Ford SYNC could cost you around £14,000.
Peugeot 308: This former European Car of the Year winner is a stylish, reliable hatchback that offers ample space and practicality. Particular strengths include a 470-litre boot, a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, and generous in-car equipment and safety features. On long journeys it's a delight – agile, refined and relaxed.
You could get: Your budget would stretch to a nearly-new 1.6-litre 308 120 GT Line from 2018, with fewer than 13,000 miles on the clock, fuel economy of up to 72.4mpg, satellite navigation and a panoramic sunroof.
Ford Focus: Consistently one of Britain’s bestselling cars, the Focus is expertly engineered, generously equipped, well-built and economical. It excels on the road, where it's fun, responsive and smooth. Fuel economy reaches up to 64.2mpg under new WLTP figures, and reliability and safety are strong – all recent Focuses have been awarded a five-star Euro NCAP crash safety rating.
You could get: A 2017 1.5-litre Focus ST Line with just over 21,000 miles on the clock, fuel economy of up tp 74.3mpg, air conditioning, satellite navigation and stop-start technology would be well within your price range.
Nissan Qashqai: The UK's fourth bestselling car in 2018, the Qashqai was also named Auto Express' best used mid-size SUV and What Car's best used small SUV that same year. It combines characterful looks with excellent build quality, generous equipment and safety kit, and first-class reliability. It's also great to drive, with well engineered suspension ensuring a smooth ride.
You could get: A 1.5-litre Qashqai from 2016 with around 20,000 miles on the clock, satellite navigation, a 360-degree camera and a panoramic sunroof would affordable on your budget.
Audi A4: Audi’s flagship model, the A4 is a compact executive saloon that's lightweight yet mighty, delivering up to 241bhp and zooming from 0-62mph, at its fastest, in less than six seconds. With a carefully crafted interior and plenty of technology, it’s a true pleasure to drive.
You could get: Your budget would stretch toa 2016 A4 Sport with less than 35,000 miles on the clock, fuel economy of 53.3mpg, air conditioning, satellite navigation and alloy wheels.
When you buy from Carwise Group, you know you're choosing a reputable used car dealer – and can enjoy complete peace of mind as a result. We have a huge range of used cars for sale at our dealerships in Harlow and Maidstone – call us today to find out more.