Best used family cars for less than £20,000

Whether it's something sensible, something smart, something practical or just a great all-rounder, our guide will help you work out which used family car is best for you.....

Once upon a time, buying a used family car meant ending up with a humdrum hatchback possessing less kerb appeal than a wet sock.Image 1 of 25

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

What’s more, many of today’s modern family cars feature high-tech infotainment systems that allow you to stream music from your phone, and some are even almost as much fun to drive as a sports car, proving that you really can have it all. But which one is best for you? To help you decide, we’ve brought together and ranked our top 10.