BCA’s guide to good deals from What Car’s? Best Used Cars of 2011

    The Nissan Quashqai won this year’s What Car? Car of the Year Award, with other big winners including the VW Golf taking the Green Car Award and the Porsche Boxster rated as Best Sports Car. For used car buyers keen to snap up one of the winning models, selected by the judges for their reliability and practicality, leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA) has provided a practical price guide.

    “The coveted What Car? Used Car Awards celebrate the best of the best when it comes to used cars” explained Tim Naylor of BCA.  “No doubt many of these cars will be at the top of motorists’ shopping lists next time they change their car, so BCA has provided buyers with current values from recent auctions to help them budget.”

    What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2011 Winners – BCA Price Guide

    Award Category Model Year Mileage Price
    Overall Winner Nissan Quashqai 1.6 VISIA 2007/07 34,000 £7,000
    Green Car VW Golf 1.6 TDI SE 5dr 2009/09 13,000 £12,000
    Sports Car Porsche Boxster 2.7 2006/56 70,000 £11,000
    Executive & Luxury Jaguar XF 2.7 DV6 2008/08 30,000 £17,500
    SUV Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRTD CDX 7st 2007/57 95,000 £8,800
    MPV Ford S-MAX 2.0 TDCi Zetec 2007/57 44,000 £8,300
    Estate VW Passat Estate 1.9 TDI SE 2006/06 92,000 £4,000
    Family Car Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCi Zetec 5dr 2007/57 46,000 £6,000
    Small Family Nissan Quashqai 1.6 VISIA 2007/07 34,000 £7,000
    Super Mini Ford Fiesta 1.25i 5dr 2008/08 25,000 £4,300

    *Based on BCA sold data, November 2011

    “Nissan was this year’s big winner at the What Car? Used Car Awards, but with so many categories, there’s a winning set of wheels for every type of used car buyer,” continued Tim Naylor. “Whether looking for the space and practicality of an MPV, won by the Ford S-MAX or for the best Green Car, awarded to VW’s Golf 1.6, buyers can find some great deals on these What Car? winners.”