Buying a car on finance is one of the best ways to get the car of your dreams. At Cargiant we even help you find the right finance quote to suit your circumstances. With up to 10,000 cars in stock to choose from and our SAF approved finance experts available to provide support, finding your next car has never been easier.
We’ve started the search for you by whittling down 6 great choices.
The Renault Clio is a great option for finance and comes packed with plenty of kit – even the entry level Clio comes with front electric windows, Bluetooth hands free phone connection and USB so you can connect your iPod.
The Renault Clio is a stylish crossover, with plenty of scope for personalisation if you want. Despite its small size, there’s a good amount of room for five and their luggage, with sliding rear seats and plenty of cubbies for family owners. More importantly, it’s also cheap to run, with both diesel and petrol options returning over 60mpg.
Ford Fiesta Hatchback
The Ford Fiesta isn’t just one of the best value hatchbacks in our extensive stock, it is arguably among the best hot hatches ever made. The popular 1.6-litre turbocharged engine is nippy and when you combine this with sharp steering, you get plenty of fun on four wheels. It’s also very practical and can just about squeeze four adults in for a weekend road trip.
The Ford Fiesta makes a lot of financial sense, with its affordable pricing and impressive fuel efficiency, nearly all the 1.0 litre petrol engines and every diesel unit emits less than 100g/km of CO2. This brings fuel cost down rather considerably – the most efficient diesel achieves 52.3mpg whiles the petrol Ecoboost 125 offers a respectable 46.2mpg.
Volvo have always had a reputation for building solid and safe cars, so it’s no surprise they’re often the pragmatic choice when looking for the best priced and economical. The S60 is also considerably cheaper than its German compact executive hatchback rivals.
The S60 also looks the part, its sleek shape and sharp angled rear window gives the car a new dynamism and sportier edge. It boasts a sophisticated suspension, sharp steering, and gearshifts paddle for faster and more precise manual shifting. You also get three distinct modes with the touch a button to fit your driving style, mood or terrain.
Volvo’s reliability record competes with some of the best in the industry, so you will be sure to avoid unexpected issues and save on extra costs. Every version has plenty of standard equipment, including climate and cruise controls, automatic wipers, a DAB radio and Bluetooth connectivity.
The Astra is the staple for British manufacturer Vauxhall. This is because it’s one of the most driven cars in the UK – a popular choice for those after a sensible family hatchback.
With nine possible trim levels, from the entry level Design to the top-spec Elite Nav, you can enjoy from a range of refined features like eight-inch touchscreen with sat-nav, leather steering and adjustable armrest, even the Design model comes equipped with 16 inch alloys, air con, Bluetooth and DAB radio.
It’s very hard to find a fault with the Astra, the residual values recommended by CAP match those of the Ford Focus and far surpasses the Seat Leon’s. And with such a large selection of trims to pick from you’re guaranteed to find the right Astra for your driving needs.
The Volkswagen Passat has always been considered the leader in its class compared to rivals like the Skoda Superb and Ford Mondeo. The reason for this is because it does the simple things exceptionally. Its practical interior is supplemented by really good quality material and space economy is at the forefront of the design. The boot space in the Passat is larger than even in the Mercedes E-Class.
All Passats are diesel, with the exception of the petrol and electric Passat GTE Estate. The range starts with a 1.6 118bhp model. There is the additional feature of the BlueMotion trim, complete with low rolling resistance tyres, this helps return better fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions.
The Volkswagen Passat’s combination of space, presence, quality and sophisticated technology makes its pricing competitive, if you combine this with superb ownership costs and performance then you really have a car that ticks all the boxes at the best prices available.