If you want a new car but would rather not spend much, Dacia is a great place to start your search.
This budget brand builds Britain’s cheapest new car, the Sandero hatchback. And don’t think cheap automatically means nasty, because the Sandero has been commended at the annual What Car? Car of the Year awards on numerous occasions.
Other Dacia models include the Logan estate and Duster SUV. And while these cost slightly more than the Sandero, they’re still priced aggressively enough that they’re really only competing directly with used cars.
Dacia manages this by borrowing platforms and technology from its owner, Renault, to minimise development costs.