Best cars for under £200 per month
Looking to score a new car for under £200 a month? You’re in good company. It’s a very popular price point when it comes to leasing. Needless to say, you’ll be surprised at what you could lease for less than £200 a month, you could even be driving a Mercedes-Benz for that price.
To keep things very clear, there will always also be an initial upfront payment, and the offers are based on a mileage limit, but if you want to drive a new car – whether that’s a sporty hatchback, an executive saloon or a rugged SUV – while not breaking the bank here are five cars that caught our eye and made us think “Wow, I didn’t think that would be so cheap…”
“The MINI 5-door Hatch has all the hallmarks of a classic MINI – from legendary design to iconic go-kart handling – with space to fit more in.”
Stepping inside, as you’d expect, the instantly recognisable 6.5in infotainment screen takes centre stage and is your portal to a world of entertainment and information.
There’s a reason why the Ford Focus is one of the most popular cars in the UK. It’s an all-rounder that ticks off all the boxes for a family car, including affordability.
The styling is sharp and fresh and whichever trim and model you choose, you’ll not be disappointed. It’s also the most fun car to drive in the market, even the estate version.
The Nissan Qashqai is one of the UK’s most popular cars and can claim to be one of the first models that kicked off the crossover trend. It’s a consistently popular lease thanks to an abundance of standard equipment and excellent build quality.
The Leon is a Golf-like hatch that’s a little bit more interesting to look at and ever-so slightly cheaper. This could be why the Seat Leon secured a place in the most popular cars to lease in 2020.
The fourth-generation is now available, with an abundance of added tech and connectivity along with a variety of engines – the Leon is a hit. On average, the Leon will retain 40% of its value. High residuals generally means lower lease prices which is why you can pick one up for less than £200 a month.
Now hear us out here. Yes, the plucky Renault Zoe may not be a car to set pulses racing, but you can currently get it for less than £200 a month. Yes, that’s right, a proper electric compact hatchback for less than £200 a month. There are a range of battery options available that are perfect for city driving.
It’s a tech-filled little gem.
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