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What Car? Personal Shopper: Seat Ateca

Our recommendation: buy new

A used Audi A4 Avant is a very tempting proposition, isn't it? It's superbly spacious inside, has a quality interior, drives very well and is within budget. But here's the thing: for our money, we'd prefer to pick a newer car with the reassurance of a full warranty should anything go wrong. And few cars will suit you better than the Seat Ateca. With its spacious interior that's large enough for both passengers and luggage, a fast yet frugal 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine and the tall driving position that so many buyers are after these days, it really is the perfect package.

Our recommendation this time, then, is to buy new. 

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