Cars for Bargain Hunters

10 years, 1 month ago - 10 December 2012, Handelsblatt
Cars for Bargain Hunters
New cars usually cost about 10,000 euros today, still on the market are a number of true price breakers to have less than 9,000 euro - and not just small cars. An overview.

Not only compact car that is also saloons and estate cars are cheap for narrow money. If the price remained below this limit, the buyer must take course, with spartan facilities Vorlieb. Moreover, he should not expect any modern safety features. Many models do not even have the now common ESP. Basic safety features like ABS and front airbags, but almost all of the budget-Mobile included. What counts here is a good price and low consumption.

The cheapest new cars in Germany. Dacia Sandero with the 1.2-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and 55 kW/75 hp Dacia recently presented the second generation, coming in early 2013 at a price of 6,990 euros in the trade. The new model is based on the new Renault Clio and has as standard ESP.

The materials used in the interior work of higher quality than its predecessor. The 5-door compact car with a large tailgate provides ample space for five passengers and is also well made. The consumption of Romanians per 100 kilometers to 6.0 liters Super amount (137 g CO2/km).

The five-door compact car Lada Kalina 1119 for 7,900 euros by the Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ recalls with its rounded body design of the Opel Corsa models from the 1990s. With a 66 kW/90 hp four-cylinder gasoline engine, he should consume 6.4 liters of premium petrol per 100 kilometers (149 g CO2/km). Since 2008, the Kalina has at least the most basic safety features like side impact protection, front airbags and ABS.

ESP, however, is not available. With power steering, central locking and trip computer the small Eastern Europeans even waits on with some comfort items.

With the high roof combi Dacia Logan MCV for Euro 7990 offers yet another model in the lower price segment. The box-shaped five-door version of the compact class scores with plenty of space inside. In the second row, and adults have enough legroom. The boot capacity is 700 liters to 2,350 liters.

Basic performance serves as an elderly 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with 62 kW/84 hp, which is to bring it to a standard fuel consumption of 7.3 liters per 100 kilometers (159 g CO2/km). The equipment is also very simple: a four-stage ventilation and length-adjustable front seats are already in convenience features.

Likewise, a case for Labelling minimalists is the Nissan Pixo for 8490 Euro. ESP and air conditioning for the basic version, not even available at a surcharge. For this purpose, the buyer must then select the next highest equipment line already "Acenta" from 9590 euros. The five-door city car is not a proprietary development of Nissan, but a modified Suzuki Alto.

When engine is only a three-cylinder gasoline engine with 50 kW/68 hp in the offer. Which is intended to accelerate small car to 155 km / h and 4.3 liters per 100 kilometers consume (99 g CO2/km).

Also at a great price, the VW group almost identical brothers Seat Mii and Skoda Citigo 1.0 1.0 MPI Easy are available for 8890 Euro. The body shape of the two-door small car with relatively steeply rising bonnet and hatchback is nearly identical. Visually, the Mii looks a bit more aggressive than its Czech counterpart.

The interior is for this class handles exceptionally well. Both draw 44 kW/60 hp from a 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine, which will be satisfied with 4.5 liters of Super per 100 kilometers (105 g CO2/km). The safety features in both vehicles can truly be proud: About traction control, ESP and brake assistant and even a hill start assistant, both.

Two vehicles also ranked the 4.34-meter long compact sedan Lada Priora 2172, which is equipped with a 72 kW/98 hp 1.6-liter four-cylinder to have for 8.900 Euro. The design with the very long bonnet and the hatchback is more trustworthy, Lada fans will like also called classical, the processing leaves something to be desired.

With only 1163 kg curb weight should consume the five-door 6.5 liter Super per 100 kilometers (150 g CO2/km). As standard it comes up with ABS and front airbags. With power steering, central locking and trip computer with the Russians even keep some comfort features collection.

For the same price is also solidly manufactured small car Hyundai i10 in the "Five-Star Edition" with a 1.1-liter four-cylinder gasoline and 51 kW/69 hp at dealerships. The consumption of only 3.56 meters long five-door mini runabout is specified with 4.7 liters Super per 100 kilometers (110 g CO2/km). Included in this special model include power steering, power windows front and clear-lens headlamps with automatic switch-off.

Finally, there is also an Asian subcompact trio from Toyota Aygo, Kia Picanto and Suzuki Alto 8990 for each Euro 10 Euro whole under the set limit. The facelifted Aygo looks this spring for a mini extremely sportlich.Das design Picanto is straightforward. The rising back side line extends from the front wheel arches to the rear lights. The "glupschäugige" Suzuki Alto is distinguished visually by its enormous grille, similar to the current Audi models.

All three powered by a 1.0-liter three-cylinder petrol engine in the Toyota and Suzuki in the 50 kW/68 hp and 51 kW/69 hp makes the Kia. That's sufficient for city traffic and short cross-country trips. Of gas per 100 kilometers will be the Yaris 4.3-liter, the 4.2 liter Picanto (both 99 g CO2/km) and the Alto 4.4 liters (103 g CO2/km) per 100 kilometers. As comfort features is unique in Aygo Picanto and the power steering worth mentioning. When Suzuki Alto are also central locking with remote control and electric front windows series.