I need a handy runaround car for myself and my seven-year old daughter. It needs to be fresh with not too big an engine - maximum 1.6litre. My budget is small at €7k. What do you suggest? I only do school run and local mileage around Dublin. Has to be reliable and not cost a fortune to maintain. Can be a 2dr. Only problem is the seven-year-old daughter is opinionated on everything, so what would have a bit of cred? I like the Peugeot 208, 308, Renault Clio etc. Gillian: Superminis are the best. The choice is huge and there really are no bad options, so long as you buy a car with a good history from a reputable dealer offering suitable warranty. I also have an opinionated seven-year-old daughter, so I understand your situation. My first choice is a MINI. I mean, how cool is that for the school run? I ran it by my kid and she said I was too old, so if you are too old like me, let's go back to your favourites. I like the Clio. Your €7k will get you into the nicer-shaped 131 … [Read more...] about ‘Cred’ buy for €7,000; A tall order; Better boot; From TT to what? €25k budget?