What Car? Personal Shopper: small and sporty car for £20,000
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Our recommendation: buy new
A Mini hatchback could well be what comes to mind when you consider your key criteria. It's small, it's sporty and it has glorious throwbacks to the original Mini inside. However, for a guaranteed way to put a smile on your face but also keep running costs sensible, nothing beats the Volkswagen Up GTI.
The Up GTI is a car that can get you up to motorway speeds in a brisk manner and has agile, surefooted handling, yet it's just as comfortable on a Sunday afternoon jaunt to Tesco. The fact that you can have it with more than £5000 left from your budget only sweetens the deal.
Our recommendation this time, then, is to buy new.
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