The biggest discounts on petrol cars for less than £25,000

Save an average of £4201 with our latest and largest savings on petrol-powered cars, ranging from family SUVs to plush saloons...

Citroën Grand C4 Spacetourer, Volkswagen Tiguan, Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer

Sales of petrol-powered cars are up by 3.5% in the first six months of 2019 because an increasing number of buyers are moving away from diesels. And while diesel-powered cars still make sense for drivers covering lots of miles, it's engines that sip from the green pump that are getting the majority of your money, with a 61.8% share of the total market.

Naturally, then, if you're looking at a petrol car you'll be wanting to pay the best price possible, and that's where our Target Price discounts come in. Target Price is unique to What Car? and represents the most we think you should pay – it's generated from our team of mystery shoppers, who spend all day talking to dealers and finding out how low they'll go.

Below and over the next few pages, we've collated the biggest Target Price savings on petrol cars, each of which will cost you less than £25,000. If you're interested in buying anything on this list, click the links through to What Car? New Car Buying where you could save even more.

10. Ford C-Max 1.0 Ecoboost Titanium Navigation

Ford C-Max

Manufacturer price £24,580 Target Price £21,392 Saving £3458

Ford's family MPV is roughly the same size as the Focus, but offers a bit more space inside for people and luggage, and more flexible seating. It drives well, and this 1.0-litre Ecoboost petrol engine is both punchy and smooth.

Read our full Ford C-Max review

9. Citroën C4 Cactus 1.2 Puretech Flair EAT6 auto

Citroën C4 Cactus Puretech 110

Manufacturer price £22,270 Target Price £18,748 Saving £3522

The original C4 Cactus was a game-changing small SUV that sold in big numbers, but for this second-generation car, those chunky looks have been toned down. It still impresses, though, thanks to its comfortable ride and low running costs. This 1.2-litre petrol-engined model is our recommended choice.

Read our full Citroën C4 Cactus review, or see our latest C4 Cactus deals

8. Volkswagen Tiguan 1.5 TSI EVO 130 S

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TSI 230

Manufacturer price £24,545 Target Price £20,769 Saving £3776

The Tiguan has to compete with the class-leading Range Rover Evoque as well as other prestige-badged rivals from the likes of Audi, BMW and Mercedes. However, it makes a good case for itself with a spacious interior and a strong range of engines. This entry-level petrol option is perfect if you'll mainly be driving in town.

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