Take it or depart it: second hand picks for January 28


Though it gives point-and-shoot energy and loads of leisure, the RS4 hasn’t fairly achieved the RS2’s sacrosanct standing. Nevertheless, that is in all probability a superb factor, because it means the costs are nowhere close to as excessive. Actually, you possibly can choose up an RS4 for as little as £18,000. In an effort to keep away from any unintentional upkeep payments, we might suggest spending a little bit extra.

We discovered a 2001 automotive with a full service historical past of £21,000, together with a lately put in clutch and new brake discs and pads.

Audi constructed 6030 examples of the RS4 over two years and shipped about 500 of them to those shores. Basic materials of the long run? We predict so.

Verdict: Take It

Nissan Qashqai, £3399: The Nissan Qashqai has all the time been a highly regarded automotive, however examples made late within the first era may be unreliable. The battery and electrical system are probably the most generally affected areas, whereas issues with the exhaust, inside trim and brakes are additionally widespread. It comes with a six-month guarantee, however after you can simply run into extra prices.

Verdict: Depart It


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