New car buying guide: 3 affordable and reliable cars to consider

Are you thinking about upgrading your car to a new model? Want to make sure you’re investing in a reliable and safe set of wheels for the right price? We’re here to help. With so many makes and models to choose from, we know it can be a tad confusing trying to find the right car for you. So, we’ve put together this handy list of some of the most affordable and reliable cars on the market to help you make the right decision.

Skoda Octavia

If you’re looking for a reliable, family-friendly car, then this may be the one for you. The Skoda Octavia has had a modern facelift for 2020, with sleek lines and stylish trims making it a highly attractive option. Yet one of the key selling points of the Octavia is it’s affordable price tag and low running costs, which are ideal for those on a tight budget.

Ford Fiesta

Reliable, nippy and wallet-friendly – it’s no wonder the Ford Fiesta made it into the top ten most popular cars in the UK, according to YouGov. This supermini ticks many of the boxes, from its reliable engine and strong suspension to it’s smart-looking trims. Plus, with an affordable price tag to boot, it’s hard to resist the charm of the Fiesta.

Seat Arona

The Seat Arona offers the ultimate combination of stylish good looks, powerful performance and comfort behind the wheel. As a small SUV it offers the best of both worlds, with a high ride height, yet easy manoeuvrability on the road. And, with a lower price tag than some of it’s premium rivals from Audi and Volkswagen, it’s a smart choice for those seeking a solid all-rounder.

Whether you choose a smart supermini or an SUV, we’re sure you’ll enjoy taking to the road in your new wheels. Once you’ve found the perfect car at the right price tag, you’ll need to consider how to pay for it. Remember that there’s lots of different options available, so you’re sure to find a suitable payment plan in line with your financial situation.

For example, if you’ve been saving up for your new car then you may prefer to pay outright, or if you want to spread the cost you can opt for a car finance agreement. It’s important to do your research to pick the right payment option for you – and avoid temptation to spend more than you can afford.

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