I've mainly gone for Vauxhalls.
1. Because they have massive depreciation making them an excellent 2nd hand fleet bargain.
2. I can get in and people can still sit behind me.
The Elite I found came with sat nav, cruise, climate, heated leather seats, and I got it for less than half price ... Read review
Mine also had the Vauxhall Ecoflex servicing which changes the service interval dependant on driving conditions/style. As I mostly do motorway miles it still didn't indicte servicing until about 28k when I had it done at the 2 year point (15k miles) for the extended warranty.
Done another 14k miles since the last service and no sign of the next one being shown!
Tyre noise, my Omega was the same, on smooth roads its silent, ..."
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"this is the best car ever! It goes fast, it looks nice and there's loads of room in the front, back and boot., I an easily fit a double buggy in the boot and all the necessay stuff for 2 children under 2!
My boyfriend loves this car although he does tend to revert to a 17 year old and start 'racing' other cars!
It does however drink fuel for a past time and currently costs about £50 to fill the tank which will do 400 ish miles. Only other things ..."
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