Top 25 Used Cars for Less Than £1000

Are you having a tight budget? Are you in need of a car but you only have £1000? Don’t worry because I have a solution for you. With £1000 only you can get any of the following 25 cars that will help you go about your daily commuting.

25Ford Focus

With this car, you will have a sharp looking hatchback car that is the best hatchback car ever made. All that you need to do is to get a full-service history for the car. This car had a great impact on hatchback family in 1998. The good thing about owning this car is that the parts are easily available.

24BMW 3 – Series E36

The cars are generally abundant. They involve a great driving experience and you can get this for just £1000. You can buy the 320i Saloon or still you can go for the Touring model. A piece of advice is that you should avoid tuned or thrashed cars and that with huge gaps in their previous service history.

23Skoda Fabia

The Fabia model is a key car in the Skoda’s Volkswagen Group. The car is still presentable among the modern car models. It’s a high-quality car and its parts are readily available in the market today. With £1000 you will be able to get a 1.4 litre Skoda Fabia petrol model car.

22Mazda MX -5

This car is an icon in terms of sports cars. It is one of the most enjoyable cars to ride on and to drive at any cost. It is a popular car that lies within the budget. The two sitter’s car will give you a good deal in both style and economy.

21Citroen Xantia

It’s a family car that for many years been used by many. The car has an adjustable suspension and it’s exceptionally spacious. Though you may need some money for the repair, it is not that much.

20Honda Prelude

The car has a high-performance 2.0-litre engine and also a 2.2 litre VTEC diesel engine. These two types of engine combine both power and economy. The car offers a smooth front wheel drive experience and has a great power steering. With £1000 you will get this car that will serve you well but you need to take care not to buy modified versions of Honda Prelude. You can go for the P-plate 2.0 litre model.

19Volkswagen Polo

Also known as ‘bread van’ because of its estate-like silhouette, this car is an excellent car to acquire for just £1000. Though a little bit old, its mechanical simplicity makes the car a bargain in today’s time. You can get a good one with around 40miles mileage for just £700.

18Ford Mondeo

This car has high popularity since the time it got to the UK market. It’s a cheap car and you are likely to get a decent one at a price of a Play station 4. The MK2 model is a revision of the original Ford Mondeo model. The spares for this car are in abundance.

17MGF

This MGF model is far from Mazda MX- 5 driving involvement but it presents itself as a great sports car to have during the summer season. These cars are in plenty and you are likely to get a clean car. With only £1000 you will get a superb 1.8litre engine K-Series petrol year 2000 model. We cannot guarantee that the car will be perfect but we have so many garages nowadays that can ensure that your car is in order.

16Renault Espace

It’s one of the most popular games changing family vehicles. With a budget of £1000, you will get the original, third generation Espace car. For those looking for a spacious car, Renault Escape is the best option available for our budget. Though it may have incurred some costs to maintain, it’s a sleek and spacious car that is worth the expense. We advise you to look for a 2.2-litre diesel engine and remember to get the full-service history.

15Audi 80

The car was is among the initial cars of Audi Company. It’s one of the cars that made the reputation of Audi to go up. Even in today’s market, the car is still striking. For our budget, this car fits very well. It’s an economical mid-nineties 1.9 litre TDI diesel saloon car.

14Toyota Celica

It’s a two sitter’s car for simple and economical rides. It may have high mileage but if you are in need of a car with less space, then Audi 80 is the best option for you. The car is reliable and with £1000, it’s a wise decision to buy it.

13Mercedes – Benz E-class W124

This iconic car had a lifespan of 12 years that is from the year 1985 to 1995. The car was build in a way that will make it last long. The build quality is a bonus you will get for purchasing the car at our budget. It is designed for high miles at a high speed. Though not guaranteed to be problem-free, you can get a well-cared car that will serve you for quite a while.

12Rover 827

Rover 827 may not be the best and involving car to drive but in case you are looking for a big and comfortable British car, then this is the car for you. It is a cheap, economical and a nice car. With £1000, you will get 1995 model with 2.7-litre auto car that has around 55,000 miles mileage. You can also get a well-furnished car with modern luxuries such as electric windows, remote central locking, and multimedia system among others.

11Fiat Coupe

This is an iconic car that has a great visual sensation. It is may be risky to buy this old car but if you acquire one wisely, you will have a 20V turbo model that has good value for your money. Fiat Coupe still fits in today’s market and it remains one of the best mid-nineties cars. All that you have to do is to ensure that there is limited rust in electric work.

10Subaru Impreza

You will not get a turbo engine in this but it’s a decent car for our £1000 budget. What you will get is a solid and a highly reliable 5 doors utility car. You can also get a Subaru Impreza with four-wheel drive. We have one for you; P-plate 2.0 Sports trim that has 80,000 miles mileage and other great specifications for just £950.

9Volvo 850

It’s a fine waggon that is a good deal for a budget of £1000. Most of these cars have a specification of 2.5-litre petrol engine and this implies that fuel economy might be prohibitive. However, the car is still striking in today’s market. It is comfy and well refines. The car has its great feature like Volvo’s Side Impact Protection system. This system makes sure that the front wheel drives brick to be safe for the family estate.

8Volvo 850

It’s a fine waggon that is a good deal for a budget of £1000. Most of these cars have a specification of 2.5-litre petrol engine and this implies that fuel economy might be prohibitive. However, the car is still striking in today’s market. It is comfy and well refines. The car has its great feature like Volvo’s Side Impact Protection system. This system makes sure that the front wheel drives brick to be safe for the family estate.

7Alfa Romeo 156

The car remains as one of the most appealing saloon cars on the roads today. This car might not be the best and it is certain that you will incur some expenses to maintain and repair it. This, however, is not a big deal because a family car never comes more exotic that this.

6MG ZT

It’s a car that was once in high competition with the BMW. Despite the fact that it’s unassuming Rover 75 basis, it remains a sleek sports saloon car. For our budget, you will have a 2.5-litre petrol engine with a power of 190PS. You can also get a 2.0 litre CDTi diesel engine with 135PS model with £1000 budget.

5Peugeot 406

With £1000 budget, you will get a decent Peugeot 406. The car is a decent saloon family car to get. All that you need to so as to get the best deal for £1000 budget is a 2.0-litre diesel engine car 2001 and above model. The mileage can be around 100,000 miles. Make sure you get a service history and thought the electrical faults are common, you need to run a thorough check up for that.

4Rover 25

This is a good car for our budget and it is a well-designed car that you can get at a budget of £1000. The car has a well-designed dashboard and a good driving position. It also has a spacious cabin; its K-series engine was fantastically levied with 1.4-litre engine. With our budget, you can secure a 2000s model with around 50-60k miles and a good service history.

3Saab 9000

This car was made by a Swedish company that made the car as a great model. The model is available as a saloon or a hatchback. Saab 900 is still presentable in today’s market. The car is made of complete upholstery leather making it one of the fast, big and rare cars for little outlay. It has a 2.3-litre turbo engine for high performance.

2Vauxhall Calibra

It is still one of the most admired cars in the modern time. With the budget of £1000, you can get a good L or M plate model that has less than 100,000 mileages on the clock as well as full-service history. You will have a clean mid-1990 Calibra car with our budget.

1Jaguar XJ

Due to the way Jaguar has changed and modernised all their models, the XJ, therefore, becomes more appealing. The condition and price for this car may vary from place to place but with a budget of £1000, you can get a good looking Jaguar XJ. This late ‘90s 4.0-litre engine model can be acquired with around 100,000 miles mileage but you have to be ready for fuel expenses.

As we have seen, with one grand, it is possible to get a decent car that has the basic functionality that you need in a car.

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