yes but without breaking the bank

With this budget, and future traffic restrictions for diesel models, we have voluntarily favored petrol engines that are less affected by them and that, incidentally, generally have fewer kilometers than diesel engines.

We have also defined several “vacationer” profiles, to orient ourselves towards suitable models.

You go with two

A romantic getaway, the best! But no need to think big, especially since the purchase price can explode if you choose a large vehicle. A city car, like a five-door, would be perfect.

our selection

Ford Fiesta

Under the bonnet of the German city car, a three-cylinder turbo of 100 hp with (almost) flawless operational reliability and which is very powerful without being too greedy in fuel, ie less than 7l / 100 km on average. For less than € 7,000 you can even afford the exclusive Titanium finish.

Set a 1.0 100 hp Titanium from November 2013 with 125,000 km on the watch for € 6,700

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Peugeot 207

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

The 95 hp is quite sufficient to meet roads and highways even with some luggage on board. On the other hand, the offer is in 207 abundance, but beware of sellers who are a little too greedy. They are playing on the reputation of the Sochaux city dweller to screw up the prices. Compare ads!

Set a 1.4 16 Vti 95 hp Premium from September 2011 with 73,000 km to € 6,700

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Renault Clio 3

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

Rival of Peugeot 207, Clio 3 is also very present on occasion. And under the € 6,000 mark, we are starting to find restyled versions powered by the 100 hp 1.2 TCe three-cylinder unit. An engine that offers more pleasure and sobriety (less than 6l / 100 km on average) compared to the old four-cylinder. And at 100 hp it is reliable.

Set a 1.2 Tce 100 hp Expression from February 2011 with 86,700 km on the watch for € 5,900

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You go with the family

Young children and their baby chair or booster cushion, children or teenagers … Space is essential. It is therefore preferable to approach a family or a compact minivan.

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Citroën C4

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

Less popular than its rival Peugeot 308, the compact Citroën is still a good choice. And the icing on the cake is that used prices are generally more attractive. Spacious, it will easily accommodate four people on board. Not to mention the trunk, whose volume (408 dm3) is one of the largest in the category.

Set a 1.2 Puretech 110 hp from April 2015 with 90,000 km to € 8,000

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Dacia Lodge

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

Launched in 2012, the Lodgy attracts more for its price / performance ratio and its seven standard seats than for its appearance. If aesthetics do not mean anything to you, banco. Especially since in terms of reliability it does not go so badly, apart from the recall for oil consumption. If this is done, the reliability will be correct again. This 1.2 115 hp block exhibits good performance as the Lodgy is quite light. On the offer side, without being bloated, the choice is there.

Set a 1.2 TCe 115 hp Ambiance from January 2014 and 90,000km for € 7,900

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Seat Altea or Altea XL

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

More attractive than the Dacia Lodgy, the Seat Altea, available in a long version called the XL, is also offered at attractive prices. In essence, it is powered by a 105 hp 1.2 TSI, which is more robust than the older generation of TSI blocks (weakness in the timing chain). And on the consumption side, it is on average less than 7l / 100 km.

Set an Altea Style from January 2012 with 75,000 km to € 8,000

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For two with your dog or your bikes

Small or large, your dog follows you. And he needs space both for his comfort and for his and your safety. No pets, but two bikes? Whatever your situation, aim for a minispace, MPV or station wagon.

Citroën C3 Picasso

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

Under its full-bodied shapes, this minispace / MPV hides a decent habit both for its passengers and for what one is led to load in the trunk. The large tailgate makes it easy to access bikes or accommodate your labrador. On the engine side, the 95 hp 1.4 Vti block is quite versatile. No need to aim for the 1.6 Vti 120 hp version, generally sold more expensive and with several kilometers.

Set a 1.4 Vti 95 hp Comfort from March 2009 with 108,000 km to 6,000 €

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Dacia Logan MCV

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

If there’s a compact family station wagon with a gigantic trunk volume, it’s Dacia Logan. In 2013, it replaced the MCV version with a more “utilitarian” look. And as for used prices, they are more than attractive. If the 90 hp block is perfect for urban use, this Logan will not be reluctant to venture out on the country roads. For the budget, however, there are more often 1.2 16v 75 hp, less nice, but just as reliable.

Set a 1.2 16v 75 hp Ambiance from October 2013 with 143,000 km to € 6,000

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Renault Clio 4 station wagon

An opportunity for the holidays: yes, but without breaking the bank

The drive of the small 90 hp 0.9 l three-cylinder station wagon version of the Clio 4 is very versatile, while maintaining fuel consumption with just over 6l / 100 km on average. Appeared in April 2013, it is now very present in used hands and available under the bar at € 8,000 and without showing high mileage in petrol.

Set a 0.9 TCe 90 hp Expression from May 2013 with 65,000km to € 7,800

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The balance

Good way!

For you, there is no question of cutting the “holiday budget” to buy a used car to leave. Our range of cars under € 8,000 is just right. Now it is up to you to make the best choice based on your needs. And to achieve this, at the time of the test, take the time to check, measure by hand, the habitability of the rear seats and the capacity of the trunk …

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