You are here:
Best Value Used Cars

Best Value Used Cars's database is the natural home of the best value used cars
Best Value Used Cars
Best Value Used Cars - Image 1 Best Value Used Cars - Image 2 Best Value Used Cars - Image 3's database is the natural home of the best value used cars. This extensive resource lists everything from vast four-wheel-drive leviathans to economical little city cars. Many of these vehicles have depreciated considerably since the original owners claimed the keys, so let's consider a couple of noteworthy bargains.

One of the general principles of car valuations is that originally high priced prestigious vehicles with modest badges lose value quicker than a panicking stock market. The Citroen C6 is an excellent example. Back in 2007 the standard 2.2-litre model had a list price of £28,000. This vehicle is now only worth approximately £11,500. The high-spec 2007 3.0-litre V6 Exclusive has also plummeted in value from £36,000 to roughly £13,000.

Eye-watering depreciation also affects the Volkswagen Phaeton. Straight from the factory in 2007 the Phaeton 6.0-litre W12 4MOTION (lwb) cost £73,860. This monstrous beast is now only worth a comparatively modest £27,000. That is a drop of nearly £47,000 in three years, or to put it another way - virtually the price of a new Jaguar XJ.

The final executive contender is the recently retired Peugeot 607. This Frenchman's plaything may not be particularly good to drive, but it is a good value used purchase. Shiny and new at the beginning of 2009 the top-end 3.0-litre V6 Executive cost a noteworthy £29,000. This model is today only worth a temptingly affordable £13,000.

These three vehicles are clear proof that cost conscious bargain hunters can easily source a great value used car.

Stephen Turvil
By Stephen Turvil
Wed, 24 Mar 2010
BubbleBe the first to comment on this item!
Add Your Opinion
Enter your comments regarding Best Value Used Cars below.

Newsletter Signup Sign up for the free newsletter to receive the latest motoring news and advice.
Search Find Motoring Car News Now
Used Car Offers
Best Value Used Cars
3Dr Sport Hatchback 1.4 16v 100 Dynamique
63000 miles. 2004.
More Details
Best Value Used Cars
Mazda 2
5Dr Hatchback 1.5 MZR 103 Sport
41000 miles. 2010.
More Details
Best Value Used Cars
5Dr Estate 1.8 TDi 90 CL
134414 miles. 2001.
More Details
Best Value Used Cars
5Dr MPV 1.9 dCi 120 Dynamique
128000 miles. 2004.
More Details

Latest News on

Suspension Damage Research Highlights Importance of Regular Servicing
Maintenance key to car safety, with some models more susceptible than others
Why motorists love it when the clocks go back
Ten reasons why driving in the dark isnít all bad news
All cyclists should be forced to wear helmets!
Practical experiment reveals how motorists treat cyclists in head-gear differently to those without.