One of the first things you should consider when looking to purchase a car is your budget
If you are shopping for your first car or your budget just won’t stretch to that “every extra or gadget" included car it can be a real challenge. Shopping on a budget, doesn’t mean you can't get a great car and a great deal. Check out some our lowest priced cars at CarStore Dublin and Cork. These cars are all under €10,000 and each come with a minimum 1-year warranty for that little extra peace of mind.
Going small doesn’t mean you can’t drive a car with presence.“Retro, Funky, Fun, Stylish”. These are just some of the words used by motoring journalists everywhere to describe the little Italian.
The Fiat 500 is an excellent city car.Easy to park and manoeuvre on any street. Find a “Twin Air” engined model and you would be surprised how much fun it can be to drive.
In terms of appearance, Opel has not completely thrown about another bow, the car still reminds strongly of its predecessor.
The Skoda Fabia comes highly recommended for those looking for a first car. The super mini carries an 5 star NCAP safety rating.
It is well built and styled nicely both inside and out, especially with the sports interior. It is basic on the inside, but does not look overly bare. The car is also well insulated, so when driving it is quite smooth. The engine is also very quiet, and the steering is light.
"The Dacia Sandero is immensely likeable and good value" – Auto Express
Inexpensive, practical, surprisingly spacious and economical to run make the Sandero a tempting prospect for car buyers. Its a compact five-door hatchback from the brand Dacia but under the skin, the Sandero leans heavily on technology from Renault.
The Peugeot 2016 208 is quite a stylish car both inside and out. Compared to its predecessor, the 208 cabin has real touch of class to it. The 1.2L three-cylinder petrol engine in the 208 is not just fuel-efficient but surprisingly lively on the road.
With the Citigo Skoda you get solid build quality. The Citigo is pretty much identical to its Volkswagen Up cousin, the differences are mainly to be found in some design details. As small cars go it really feels roomy inside and the petrol 3 cylinder engine is very economical. The Citigo is a a very practical city hatchback.