TOP 5 FAMILY CARS
The Honda Civic is a very different kind of hatchback,which is a good thing.With it’s cleverly packaged rear seats,great capacity boot and modern styling it has a different look to most hatchbacks.With the great looks and space the Civic is also very efficient,with it’s 1.6 litre diesel engine it does not lack power and has a great combined MPG of 78.5 and £0 road tax.
The Audi A3 has 2 body styles available the 3 door or the 5 door sportback which makes this car an well rounded family car it is the most popular out of the small family hatchbacks.With simplistic styling and spacious interior, the Audi A3 is practical for small families.With 16″ alloys,xenon headlights,automatic wipers,cruise control,sat nav,parking sensors and DAB radio the Audi A3 offers all the essentials you need from a small hatchback.With a 2.0 litre diesel engine their is enough power and the car is still very efficient with a combined MPG of 67.3 and amazingly the annual road tax is only £20.
Volkswagen Golf GTD
The Volkswagen GTD is the new sporty economical diesel hatchback with low running cost and stylish modern look’s.The VW GTD comes with 2 different gearbox options manual or DSG? The 2.0 litre turbo diesel engine produces 181 BHP with a top speed of 143MPH and does 0-62MPH in an impressive time of 7.4 seconds. The GTD is the more sporty hatchback out of the family hatchback’s. However it is still affordable with prices starting from roughly £16,000 and it is still efficient with a combined MPG of 67.3 and similar annual road tax to the Audi A3 being £20.
The Ford Focus has been a best-seller in the UK for many years, and the new generation is even better. Unveiled in 2011, it was heavily modernized in 2014, with new engines, a new modern grille, and a higher-quality interior.The ford focus comes with multiple engine options one being the 1.6 litre diesel engine producing a combined MPG of 67.3 and the other being a 1.0 litre eco boost producing 123BPH also a 1.5 litre eco boost engine producing 148BHP. All of these engines are very fuel efficient and economical which is ideal for a family car.
The Vauxhall Astra is currently the fifth-best selling car of 2012,however it has fallen behind in recent years as other company’s are bringing out more modern stylish cars, the 2014 Vauxhall Astra looks dated next to it’s competitors. However the Vauxhall Astra is a still a great contender for a good family car. It is spacious and efficient which is what you need from a hatchback.The 1.6 litre petrol engine is not the most efficient however Vauxhall also offer a 1.7 litre diesel engine which is much more efficient.With a combined MPG of 67.3 and annual road tax of £20.
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