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Used Car Buying Guide: Best £12,000 Compact MPV

Finding the best £12,000 compact MPV is top of many people’s car buying agenda. Their popularity is down to their versatility; their ability to transform in a matter of moments from being a car that can carry a five-a-side team to a van for a trip to the tip. Over the past decade, the success of the compact MPV has done for some full-size examples such as the Renault Espace. The smaller cars now offer seven seats yet in some cases they ride and handle like a regular hatchback. In the latest of our series of used car buying guides, we take a notional £12,000 and nominate our pick for practicality, best to drive and value for money.  Continue reading