Road Tax Free Cars 2016

We’ve put together a list of all the new cars on sale that are vehicle tax exempt.

The current rules mean that any new car emitting less than 100g/km CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) are in VED (Vehicle Excise Duty) Band A, which means the cost is £0 a year for tax. Remember though, even though the cost is zero, you still have to have a tax disc!

The numbers of tax free cars are increasing all the time, so we’ll constantly update this list of exempt cars.

Some cars have certain engines that aren’t exempt, so we’ve listed the lowest price, fuel and gearbox type of the engines which are tax free. Below each car is a link to a page with compiled expert reviews, user reviews, photos, videos and stats for that car.

Tax Exempt Hatchbacks

AVG. SAVING £2,400
8.7
RRP £8,975 - £13,725
A stylish and well-built city car
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
8.8
RRP £17,625 - £27,785
Proven family hatchback with a classy interior
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
8.5
RRP £8,995 - £13,045
Practical supermini has five-year warranty and big boot
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
7.2
RRP £14,905 - £24,295
Sensible family hatchback with long warranty
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
6.6
RRP £12,210 - £17,835
Attractive supermini drives well
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8.5
RRP £14,075 - £31,315
Retro-look supermini offers style, fun and frugal engines
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AVG. SAVING £1,700
5.5
RRP £7,995 - £14,610
Efficient small supermini that won't break the bank
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AVG. SAVING £3,400
8.0
RRP £20,255 - £32,015
Executive hatchback leads class for safety
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AVG. SAVING £2,000
8.3
RRP £10,750 - £18,025
Very capable, safe and well-made supermini
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AVG. SAVING £1,800
7.0
RRP £9,095 - £15,120
Fun and nippy city car with striking looks
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AVG. SAVING £1,000
8.2
RRP £8,275 - £11,120
Excellent value for a practical, charming city car
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
8.2
RRP £8,345 - £12,795
Stylish city car is cheap to run and easy to drive
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AVG. SAVING £12,200
7.5
RRP £21,030 - £32,880
Roomy electric car is ideal everyday urban family transport
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AVG. SAVING £100
7.0
RRP £5,995 - £9,795
Decent-enough supermini is the cheapest new car on sale
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AVG. SAVING £5,800
7.1
RRP £15,495 - £26,445
Classy small hatchback with some premium touches
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AVG. SAVING £3,400
6.2
RRP £11,485 - £13,260
A good-looking Italian supermini
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AVG. SAVING £7,300
7.7
RRP £18,445 - £25,545
One of the best electric hatchbacks on sale
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8.3
RRP £20,930 - £31,015
Fun-to-drive small hatchback with an upmarket interior
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8.1
RRP £30,980 - £36,130
Fast, fun and practical electric car with futuristic looks
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
6.6
RRP £8,495 - £12,100
French city car is as fun as it is cheap
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AVG. SAVING £1,500
7.9
RRP £11,050 - £15,350
Italian supermini with retro appeal
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AVG. SAVING £2,500
7.3
RRP £10,995 - £17,700
Stylish supermini is a genuine VW Polo rival
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
7.0
RRP £15,250 - £23,110
A great value sporty hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £3,700
6.8
RRP £22,170 - £34,660
Practical premium family car
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
6.1
RRP £21,245 - £32,290
Hybrid hatchback has cheap running costs
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
8.3
RRP £8,440 - £11,995
Great value, great fun and cheap to run – a top city car
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
6.8
RRP £18,700 - £28,735
Family hatchback looks great
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AVG. SAVING £1,800
7.8
RRP £11,525 - £20,140
A quality supermini with engines to suit all needs
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
6.4
RRP £15,945 - £26,645
Affordable, practical and safe hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £2,500
8.5
RRP £19,985 - £31,535
Five-door A3 is practical and has a great choice of engines
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
7.6
RRP £19,365 - £30,915
Premium three-door hatchback with a great interior
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AVG. SAVING £1,200
7.6
RRP £14,530 - £22,830
Superb premium three-door hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £2,000
7.3
RRP £12,240 - £16,885
Smart three-door hatchback is great value for money
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AVG. SAVING £3,900
7.4
RRP £12,065 - £18,965
A cheap-to-run and stylish supermini
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AVG. SAVING £3,800
7.7
RRP £13,995 - £21,295
Trendy hatchback still has its merits
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AVG. SAVING £8,900
8.1
RRP £34,055 - £35,820
Petrol-electric hybrid hatchback is as fast as it is frugal
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AVG. SAVING £1,100
8.1
RRP £15,150 - £23,450
Five-door version of the premium A1 hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
8.3
RRP £10,345 - £18,995
Popular supermini is great fun to drive
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AVG. SAVING £3,200
6.5
RRP £19,990 - £35,425
Great looking premium hatchback with a fine interior
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AVG. SAVING £11,600
7.7
RRP £31,680
Practical electric hatchback with great build quality
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5.8
RRP £6,895 - £7,595
Quirky two-seat electric buggy is best used around town
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AVG. SAVING £6,300
6.4
RRP £14,825 - £20,780
Spacious family car is comfy and competitively priced
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AVG. SAVING £1,600
4.2
RRP £11,554 - £13,554
Simple and cheap-to-run supermini
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AVG. SAVING £1,600
8.1
RRP £9,510 - £15,110
Simple, charming supermini is one of the best there is
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AVG. SAVING £4,100
7.9
RRP £15,295 - £23,695
Refined and comfortable family hatchback is excellent value
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AVG. SAVING £2,800
6.9
RRP £18,360 - £24,560
Family hatchback with big boot and decent interior
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AVG. SAVING £2,300
6.7
RRP £11,495 - £20,190
Spacious supermini is easy to drive
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6.9
RRP £27,550 - £30,190
Sumptuous large family car stands out from the crowd
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
6.4
RRP £9,495 - £13,445
Small city car's clever design makes it nimble and spacious
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AVG. SAVING £1,500
7.9
RRP £10,345 - £17,445
Pleasing, smart-looking supermini is frugal to run
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AVG. SAVING £3,300
8.2
RRP £17,700 - £25,780
Sharp-looking family car is a good all-rounder
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AVG. SAVING £1,500
7.8
RRP £17,095 - £24,995
Stylish family hatchback is great value
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AVG. SAVING £3,500
8.1
RRP £16,245 - £31,395
A family hatchback that's fun to drive
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AVG. SAVING £4,600
6.6
RRP £11,280 - £17,265
Quiet and comfy supermini
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AVG. SAVING £800
7.7
RRP £8,999 - £14,349
Unpretentious supermini is cheap and great fun to drive
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AVG. SAVING £4,700
7.9
RRP £19,225 - £27,580
Spacious MPV version of the Golf is an excellent family car
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AVG. SAVING £4,100
6.8
RRP £10,995 - £17,895
Roomy for a supermini, and cheap to run
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Tax Exempt 4x4s

AVG. SAVING £2,600
8.9
RRP £18,545 - £29,390
Compact SUV is a great family car
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7.6
RRP £44,575 - £66,515
Popular 4x4 SUV has sporty handling and comfortable cabin
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
7.7
RRP £64,950
Large hybrid 4x4 with a quality interior
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AVG. SAVING £11,400
7.3
RRP £34,304 - £45,554
Hybrid power makes this a cheap-to-run 4x4
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AVG. SAVING £2,500
7.2
RRP £14,575 - £21,475
One of the best (and most distinctive) SUVs for the price
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AVG. SAVING £6,500
7.2
RRP £23,075 - £52,325
Stylish estate is fun to drive and safe
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
9.0
RRP £46,850 - £64,555
Class-leading premium SUV with room for seven adults
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AVG. SAVING £9,200
7.1
RRP £50,075 - £98,210
Premium SUV gets new name and engines
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7.8
RRP £53,044 - £95,778
Fast SUV with a range of powerful engines
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Tax Exempt Hybrids

AVG. SAVING £3,500
6.5
RRP £26,995 - £31,245
Seven-seater electric car with a big boot
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AVG. SAVING £3,300
7.1
RRP £28,995 - £38,290
Small executive car with a comfortable ride
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AVG. SAVING £2,300
6.7
RRP £11,495 - £20,190
Spacious supermini is easy to drive
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AVG. SAVING £4,800
7.8
RRP £28,295 - £47,455
Small executive saloon that's luxurious and refined
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7.9
RRP £64,468 - £132,092
Luxury four-door coupe with phenomenal performance
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
6.4
RRP £15,945 - £26,645
Affordable, practical and safe hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £8,900
8.1
RRP £34,055 - £35,820
Petrol-electric hybrid hatchback is as fast as it is frugal
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7.8
RRP £53,044 - £95,778
Fast SUV with a range of powerful engines
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AVG. SAVING £11,600
7.7
RRP £31,680
Practical electric hatchback with great build quality
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AVG. SAVING £5,800
7.8
RRP £33,395 - £34,895
World's best-selling hybrid is a great all rounder
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
9.0
RRP £46,850 - £64,555
Class-leading premium SUV with room for seven adults
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8.1
RRP £30,980 - £36,130
Fast, fun and practical electric car with futuristic looks
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AVG. SAVING £7,800
7.4
RRP £35,005 - £37,000
Fast, cheap-to-run, practical hatchback
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AVG. SAVING £2,800
7.6
RRP £23,295 - £27,450
Fourth generation of world's best-selling hybrid
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AVG. SAVING £4,300
7.7
RRP £37,500
This practical hybrid comes in saloon or estate forms
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AVG. SAVING £18,300
9.2
RRP £68,870 - £183,560
Incredible luxury saloon with lots of space for passengers
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AVG. SAVING £10,600
7.2
RRP £25,105
Nippy city car with electric power
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
6.1
RRP £21,245 - £32,290
Hybrid hatchback has cheap running costs
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8.7
RRP £104,540
Pioneering hybrid sports car is fast and frugal
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
6.5
RRP £17,045 - £27,745
Roomy estate offers hybrid option and great reliability
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AVG. SAVING £11,400
7.3
RRP £34,304 - £45,554
Hybrid power makes this a cheap-to-run 4x4
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
6.4
RRP £25,295 - £27,295
First hybrid Mondeo is cheap to run
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
7.7
RRP £64,950
Large hybrid 4x4 with a quality interior
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7.6
RRP £44,575 - £66,515
Popular 4x4 SUV has sporty handling and comfortable cabin
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Tax Exempt Saloons

7.9
RRP £64,468 - £132,092
Luxury four-door coupe with phenomenal performance
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AVG. SAVING £6,700
7.5
RRP £21,875 - £35,845
Swedish premium saloon gets top marks for safety and comfort
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AVG. SAVING £3,300
7.1
RRP £28,995 - £38,290
Small executive car with a comfortable ride
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AVG. SAVING £4,800
7.8
RRP £28,295 - £47,455
Small executive saloon that's luxurious and refined
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AVG. SAVING £3,100
7.0
RRP £17,195 - £19,995
Great value-for-money family car
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AVG. SAVING £7,500
7.9
RRP £23,125 - £30,975
Stylish, comfortable, quiet and well-made saloon car
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AVG. SAVING £3,300
8.8
RRP £26,990 - £44,995
One of the best small executive cars you can buy
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AVG. SAVING £2,600
7.7
RRP £24,235 - £32,085
Small premium saloon with sharp looks
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AVG. SAVING £3,700
7.2
RRP £15,555 - £19,390
Roomy hatchback is cheap to run and has a huge boot
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
8.8
RRP £16,660 - £27,990
A well-made hatchback with lots of room for not much cash
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AVG. SAVING £4,000
8.4
RRP £28,000 - £42,000
Accomplished executive saloon with best interior in class
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9.4
RRP £25,160 - £41,015
Smart saloon is one of the best all-round cars on sale
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AVG. SAVING £5,400
7.9
RRP £22,680 - £36,240
A quality executive saloon with a beautiful interior
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AVG. SAVING £2,500
7.1
RRP £17,439 - £32,404
Good-looking family hatchback and small executive car
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AVG. SAVING £4,300
7.7
RRP £37,500
This practical hybrid comes in saloon or estate forms
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AVG. SAVING £18,300
9.2
RRP £68,870 - £183,560
Incredible luxury saloon with lots of space for passengers
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AVG. SAVING £2,700
8.4
RRP £20,545 - £30,495
Ford's big family car is more comfortable than ever
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Tax Exempt Mpvs

AVG. SAVING £4,600
7.8
RRP £13,410 - £22,395
A small MPV that's easy to get in and out of
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AVG. SAVING £100
7.2
RRP £6,995 - £10,795
Spacious estate that offers cheap basic motoring
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AVG. SAVING £4,900
7.2
RRP £17,895 - £27,660
One of the finest five-seater MPVs on the market
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AVG. SAVING £3,500
6.5
RRP £26,995 - £31,245
Seven-seater electric car with a big boot
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
8.5
RRP £13,295 - £19,545
Novel mini MPV is safe and easy to get in and out of
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AVG. SAVING £3,900
8.5
RRP £18,645 - £26,895
Impressive MPV is fun to drive and practical
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AVG. SAVING £5,300
8.0
RRP £20,195 - £29,360
Stylish, comfortable and spacious seven-seater MPV
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Tax Exempt Coupes

AVG. SAVING £7,800
6.4
RRP £19,885 - £24,780
Handsome three-door coupe has plenty of engine choices
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AVG. SAVING £4,200
7.9
RRP £17,400 - £25,745
A truly excellent three-door hatchback
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Tax Exempt Estates

AVG. SAVING £1,100
7.6
RRP £9,995 - £17,385
Smart-looking small estate
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AVG. SAVING £3,600
7.9
RRP £17,345 - £27,785
Great to drive with decent space, but a high price
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AVG. SAVING £2,800
8.3
RRP £22,045 - £32,010
Practical and handsome estate car is one of the best around
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AVG. SAVING £7,400
7.6
RRP £24,345 - £32,745
Stylish, practical estate car with class-leading refinement
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AVG. SAVING £7,500
6.9
RRP £19,070 - £24,755
Family estate is affordable, safe and practical
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AVG. SAVING £4,700
8.3
RRP £29,495 - £48,655
A practical and plush executive estate with a great interior
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
8.9
RRP £17,880 - £29,410
One of the best family estate cars with room for everything
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
6.5
RRP £17,045 - £27,745
Roomy estate offers hybrid option and great reliability
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AVG. SAVING £2,200
8.2
RRP £12,630 - £19,310
A small car with a big-car boot and driving experience
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AVG. SAVING £3,000
8.9
RRP £20,260 - £35,505
Huge interior space in a smart-looking body
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AVG. SAVING £3,600
6.3
RRP £13,675 - £18,880
Sensible family car with sporty estate-car looks
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AVG. SAVING £6,000
8.0
RRP £17,865 - £27,365
A bargain practical estate car with good looks and low costs
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AVG. SAVING £2,900
7.3
RRP £18,585 - £25,200
Appealing looks and Honda reliability make this estate a winner
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AVG. SAVING £5,800
8.6
RRP £24,230 - £37,790
Practical and spacious estate with a premium feel
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AVG. SAVING £4,600
8.4
RRP £18,980 - £27,190
Great all-rounder with a big boot and superb build quality
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AVG. SAVING £6,500
7.2
RRP £23,075 - £52,325
Stylish estate is fun to drive and safe
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Tax Exempt Convertibles

AVG. SAVING £1,500
5.1
RRP £13,265 - £16,845
Brilliant city car not so good elswhere
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7.4
RRP £18,500 - £35,000
Small stylish convertible with a real feelgood factor
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AVG. SAVING £4,800
7.0
RRP £16,295 - £24,795
Stylish and practical convertible
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AVG. SAVING £1,700
7.5
RRP £13,700 - £18,000
Open-top fun in a cute convertible city car
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AVG. SAVING £2,000
6.8
RRP £10,860 - £13,760
Convertible city car is cheap to run
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AVG. SAVING £1,400
7.5
RRP £11,610 - £12,550
Quirky French city car gets a funky convertible roof
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AVG. SAVING £1,500
6.4
RRP £12,790 - £14,915
City car with folding fabric roof
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Tax Exempt Sports

8.7
RRP £104,540
Pioneering hybrid sports car is fast and frugal
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