Used Cars Under £10,000
Just because you have a budget when it comes to buying a used car, doesn't mean you don't have plenty of choice. It may surprise you just how much choice you have from hot hatchbacks to large 7-seater family cars.
You many not have a particular vehicle size in mind, but are more bothered about the safety rating or are interested in purchasing a hybrid car.
No matter on the style or size of car we're sure you'll find your ideal vehicle in our extensive collection. To make your search easier we have compiled several articles, which list multiple cars that are available for under £10,000.
Best Used Hot Hatchbacks Under £10,000
Many Brits will find it hard to deny they enjoy the thrill of a hot hatchback. You get the same levels of practicality as you would with the regular hatchback model, but with added performance, enhanced specification and tonnes of fun.
There's plenty of examples available within a tighter budget, you could even get behind the wheel of some popular models like the Focus ST and Golf GTI. These cars have the ability to put a big smile on your face down a back road with the kids in the back, as well as swallow the weekly shop.
Along with potent engines and naughty exhaust notes, hot hatches look the part. It doesn't matter which era the speedy hatch is from, they certainly look and sound cool.
Safest Used Cars Under £10,000
Many drivers take the safety ratings of cars very seriously, and rightfully so. Whether you spend most of the time in the car on your own or are found constantly ferrying around the children, the drive is much more enjoyable when you and your passengers feel safe.
Crash test experts at Euro NCAP rate the cars they test out of five stars, with those being awarded five stars listed as the safest.
This article lists various cars that are considered some of the safest on the market and also states how they scored on adult occupant protection, child occupant protection and safety assist features.
Best Used Hybrid Cars Under £10,000
You'll still need a slightly bigger budget if you're considering a plug-in hybrid (PHEV), but it won't be long until these models start to feature within this price bracket.
This blog explores the used cars that cost under £10,000 and feature MHEV or HEV technology; thereby reducing running costs, improving fuel economy and lowering CO2 emissions.
Best Used Sports Cars Under £10,000
Sports cars may not be the most practical style of car, but they are right up there with the most fun and engaging.
You normally have the choice between a coupé or a convertible when it comes to sports cars and often you'll find there are some fantastic engines on offer.
Best Used Cars for Road Trips Under £10,000
Convertibles often spring to mind when you mention the best car for a road trip, which may be the case. However, some people will be taking their children, family pets and ridiculous amounts of baggage; so would have great fun trying to cram everything in a 2-seater convertible.
The article does include some convertible models as you can't deny they do, indeed, make fantastic cars for road trips. But, to cater for everybody, we have also included family hatchbacks, estates and SUVs.
So wherever you're heading, you'll be able to find a suitable car for your planned road trip, for under £10,000.
Best Used Family Cars Under £10,000
The term 'family' is one that varies considerably from household-to-household. It may be referring to a young couple with a new-born or a married couple with four or more children.
Fortunately, there are various types of cars to cater for different families and this blog highlights 10 cars, including superminis, hatchbacks, estates, SUVs and MPVs that are more family-focussed.
The best part is, all these cars can be obtained for under the £10,000 budget; great news for parents who have plenty of outgoings before considering buying a car.
Best Used 7-Seater Cars Under £10,000
Spaciousness and comfort are the key factors of a large 7-seater car.
You're usually limited to a choice of an SUV or an MPV if you require seven seats, but these family cars are often well-equipped in terms of technology; ensuring you get plenty of kit for your £10,000.
A great thing about 7-seater cars is that they often come with the option of removing the two rearmost seats, meaning if you're not always at full occupant capacity, you'll get plenty of storage space for luggage or cumbersome items.
Best Used Executive Cars Under £10,000
That's right, you may have a maximum budget of £10,000, but there are some quality executive cars available in the used car market that are affordable with this budget in mind.
Executive cars tend to be desirable, often with a premium badge, and boast a comfortable, well-equipped and luxurious interior. They are certainly the go-to car if you're regularly driving long-distance journeys.
Take a look at some of the best used executive cars available including models from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
Find your perfect used car for under £10,000 at Evans Halshaw
You were wrong if you thought you'd have a limited choice of used cars with a budget of £10,000. No matter what type of car you're looking for, there are plenty of examples available at this price-point.
Take a look though any of the above guides to help you decide on your perfect vehicle or you can explore our extensive used car collection to see what we currently have available for under £10,000.