Best used family cars for less than £20,000 (and one to avoid)

Whether you're after something sensible, something stylish or just a great all-rounder, £20k opens up a raft of nearly new buys.....

Once upon a time, buying a used family car meant ending up with a humdrum hatchback possessing all the kerb appeal of an overflowing laundry basket.Image 1 of 22

Happily, those days are long gone. There’s so much choice on the used family car market these days that you’re bound to find something that will give you the practicality, reliability and space that you need combined with the style, comfort and quality feel that you want. 

But which one is best for you? To help you decide, we’ve brought together and ranked our top 10...

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