All of us want to make our motoring budgets stretch further these days, and by buying a used car instead of a new one you can save thousands on the purchase price.
Pre-owned motors make plenty of financial sense, as the original buyer has taken the heaviest hit of depreciation when the car was showroom-fresh.
Yet choose carefully, and you can secure the keys to a model that’s barely run-in and still has the balance of its new car warranty left to run. Buy from a reputable used cars dealer and you should also get high levels of service plus full finance facilities, making the car even more affordable.
With so many forecourts and classified adverts vying for your attention, how do you decide on the right used car for you? To make the job easier, we've picked the best second-hand buys in 16 classes in our 2015 Used Car Awards.
From city cars to SUVs, and from compact family hatchbacks to cosseting luxury saloons, we’ve got all the bases covered and. In each used car category our experts have chosen a winner and a highly commended model. They've also revealed their advice to help you make the right decisions when viewing, testing and buying our top pre-owned motors.
So if you’re in the market for a second-hand car, or simply browsing out of interest, this is the buying guide you can’t afford to miss.
The 2015 Used Car Award winners can be found by clicking the links below or at the top left of this page...