Estate cars are great for any motorist looking for a cheap car which is also hugely spacious for both kids and shopping, or other types of luggage.
When viewing cheap used car deals here at Perrys you can find a wide selection of estate models from across our network of dealerships. There are many examples available now in fact for under as little as £10,000, or about the starting price of a new small car.
Here’s our guide to the cheapest and best used estate cars available from us now for less than £10,000.
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer
Price Estimate – £7,500
Brilliantly low-priced examples of the current-generation Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer can be found at select Perrys Dealerships for way under £10,000.
For the low price you can get your hands on not only one of the best looking estate cars around but also one of the class leaders.
The Astra Sports Tourer excels in many areas including boot space, ranging from 500 to 1,550 litres, and also in efficiency with its ecoFlex diesel units.
There are four specification levels, including ‘ES’, ‘Exclusiv’, ‘SRi’ and the top of the range ‘SE’ version.All models come as standard with black roof rails, electronic stability control and an audio system with CD and MP3 compatibility.
Peugeot 207 SW
Price Estimate – £8,000
The standard Peugeot 207 was a high-selling supermini which has since been succeeded by the successful 208. The Station Wagon version of the 207 can still be found on the used market, and this low-priced estate offers plenty of value for your money.
The Peugeot 207 SW is great for smaller families as it retains the smooth and agile driving ability of a small car but still offers good practicality.
While it’s far from the biggest family estate around, the 207 SW is still able to offer a boot with 325 litres capacity at minimum. Fold the rear seats and the loading capacity goes to 428 litres, that’s 112 litres more than the 207 hatchback.
The cabin is also fairly roomy and standard equipment includes front electric windows, child seat anchor and a height adjustable driver’s seat.
Engines include a selection of 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre petrol and 1.6-litre diesels which offer punchy performance.
Citroen C5 Tourer
Price Estimate – £9,000
A used Citroen C5 Tourer represents a real bargain as the French estate car offers a very comfortable experience to the driver and passengers. The C5 Tourer is also a stylish family car and has a massive amount of space on offer.
The interior of the C5 can fit up to five passengers with little trouble. Further back meanwhile the boot of the Tourer can store 505 litres of luggage as standard. Fold down the rear seats and you get up to a whopping 1,500 litres of loading space.
Engine options are varied and strong – the list includes frugal 1.6-litre HDi diesels and potent 3.0-litre V6 units.
The equipment list is also eye-catching. Even if you buy a used C5 Tourer in basic trim it still includes air conditioning, a CD/radio player and cruise control.
Ford Focus Estate
Price Estimate – £5,000
Used examples of the previous generation Ford Focus Estate are not only available for a very cheap price, but are still decent family cars in their own right.
The Focus Estate has the same engaging steering and steady body control which has made the family car name such a hit for many years. The Estate model also boats a versatile cabin and a huge boot, great for moving the family around on a long distance trip.
The standard boot size of 482 litres is competitive in comparison to many more modern family estate offerings. Many trim levels were made for earlier Ford Focus Estate models, with standard kit including a CD/radio player and front electric windows.
Peugeot 308 SW
Price Estimate – £9,000
The Peugeot 308 SW, based on the previous generation family hatchback, looks like most other family estates but there’s an interesting twist.
Unlike most estate cars, the 308 SW actually has two extra seats at the back, giving it up to seven in total. This is more reminiscent of fully-fledged MPVs then estates, but the Peugeot 308 SUV still has distinct estate car styling and more importantly a comfortable, smooth drive.
When the extra seats are folded down the 308 SW offers 573 litres of boot space and when the middle row is folded the total loading space is an incredible 2,149 litres. The levels of practicality available in this car can exceed that of much bigger and more premium choices in the new or used family car market.