What Car? names Britain’s best cars for 2013

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

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What Car? has published its listing of Britain's best cars to buy in 2013.

The listing deals with cars by category and provides a target price customers should aim for when they enter showrooms.

What Car? editor-in-chief Chas Hallett said: "We hope that naming Britain's best cars so early in the year will help car buyers decide what car is best for them."

City car

Best buy less than £9000              Hyundai i10 1.2 Classic                                       What Car? Target Price         £6995

Best buy £9000-£10,000               Skoda Citigo 1.0 60 Greentech SE 5dr             What Car? Target Price         £8717

Best buy more than £10,000         1.0 75 High Up 3dr                                               What Car? Target Price         £10,151

Supermini

Best buy less than £12,000           Dacia Sandero 0.9 TCe 90 Ambiance              What Car? Target Price         £7395

Best buy £12,000-£15,000            Ford Fiesta 1.0T Ecoboost 100 Zetec 5dr        What Car? Target Price         £14,245

Best buy more than £15,000         Audi A1 1.4 TFSI 122 Sport                                What Car? Target Price         £15,144

Small family car

Best buy less than £16,000           Seat Leon 1.2 TSI S                                             What Car? Target Price         £15,670

Best buy £16,000-£18,000            Kia Cee'd 1.6CRDi 128  ISG                              What Car? Target Price         £15,682

Best buy more than £13,000         Audi A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI 122 SE                 What Car? Target Price         £19,499

Family car

Best buy less than £18,000          Skoda Superb 1.4 TSI S                                      What Car? Target Price         £15,018

Best buy £18,000-£21,000           Ford Mondeo 1.6 TDCi 115 Eco Zetec             What Car? Target Price         £18,472

Best buy more than £21,000        VW Passat 2.0 TDI 140 B'm' Tech Highline     What Car? Target Price         £21,326

Estate car

Best buy less than £18,000           Kia Cee'd Sportswagen 1.4 CRDi 90 1ISG     What Car? Target Price         £16,418

Best buy £18,000-£25,000            Ford Mondeo Estate 2.0 TDCi 140 Zetec        What Car? Target Price         £20,540

Best buy more than £25,000         BMW 520d Touring SE automatic                     What Car? Target Price         £31,311

Sports car

Best buy less than £50,000           Porsche Boxster 2.7                                             What Car? Target Price         £37,589

Best buy £50,000-£100,000          Porsche 911 Carrera PDK                                  What Car? Target Price         £71,449

Best buy more than £100,000       McLaren 12C Spider                                            What Car? Target Price         £195,500

MPV

Best buy less than £18,000           Citroen C3 Picasso 1,4 VTi 95 VTR+                 What Car? Target Price         £11,609

Best buy £18,000-£25,000            Peugeot 5008 1.6 HDi 112 Active                     What Car? Target Price         £19,738

Best buy more than £25,000         Seat Alhambra 2.0 TDI 140 Ecomotive S          What Car? Target Price         £23,332

Coupe

Best buy less than £25,000           Volkswagen Scirocco 1.4 TSI 160                      What Car? Target Price         £19,779

Best buy £25,000-£40,000            Audi TT 2.0 TFSI 211 Sport                                  What Car? Target Price         £25,082

Best buy more than £40,000         BMW 640d M Sport                                               What Car? Target Price         £62,560

Hot hatch

Best buy less than £15,000           Suzuki Swift 1.6 Sport                                           What Car? Target Price         £12,883

Best buy £15,000-£22,000            Ford Focus ST-1                                                    What Car? Target Price         £21,995

Best buy more than £22,000         Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Cup          What Car? Target Price         £23,435

SUV

Best buy less than £25,000          Mazda CX-5 2.2D Skyactiv-D 150 SE-L           What Car? Target Price         £22,770

Best buy £25,000-£35,000           BMW X3 xDrive20d SE automatic                     What Car? Target Price         £31,289

Best buy more than £35,000        Land Rover Discovery 3.0 SDV6 255 XS        What Car? Target Price         £42,549

Executive car

Best buy less than £30,000         BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics automatic        What Car? Target Price         £27,667

Best buy £30,000-£35,000          BMW 520d SE automatic                                   What Car? Target Price         £29,192

Best buy more than £35,000       Jaguar XF 3.0D V6 Luxury                                 What Car? Target Price         £32,159

Open-top car

Best buy less than £25,000         MINI Roadster Cooper S                                     What Car? Target Price         £20,905

Best buy £25,000-£40,000          Audi TT Roadster 2.0 TFSI 211 Sport               What Car? Target Price         £26,630

Best buy more than £40,000       Mercedes E350 CDI Blue Efficiency SE           What Car? Target Price         £36,747

Luxury car

Best buy less than £70,000         Mercedes S350 CDI Bluetec                              What Car? Target Price         £52,740

Best buy £70,000-£100,000        Range Rover 3.0 TDV6 Vogue SE                    What Car? Target Price         £77,895

Best buy more than £100,000     Rolls-Royce Phantom 6.75 V12                       What Car? Target Price         £285,200