Advantages Cheap purchase price, low running costs, ideal in urban areas, comfortable, 5 year warranty
Disadvantages Not in the slightest prestigious, looks that aren't to everyone's taste
After months of shuffling my feet I finally took the plunge, and thanks in part to the Government’s car Scrappage Scheme, I’m now the proud owner of a spanking new Hyundai i10. I started seriously looking at alternatives for my Peugeot in July, by which time the oil stains on the drive, a slipping clutch and rusting exhaust were a small indication of what lay ahead at the MOT in October. Why this car? In short the amazing price of a brand new car. The alternative was, obviously, to trade Pepe the Peugeot 106 for a second hand car, but I imagine my cherished 15 year old car would have got ...