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What is the best safe and cost-effective car for my kids to drive?

Asked by Denise

We’re looking to buy a cost-effective, safe, fuel-efficient vehicle for our children to use. I'm thinking it will need to be about 2016, mid-sized, preferably a hatch, preferably with less than 30,000 km on the clock, preferably automatic. Where would you start me looking?

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30 Aug 2019 Graham Smith

The best approach is to buy a car from a well-respected brand, and stick with an Asian brand such as Toyota, Mazda, Hyundai or Kia rather than an European one. Models to consider would be a Toyota Corolla, Mazda3, Hyundai i30 or Kia Cerato.

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