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The 5 at 5 Tight budget? No problem!

ON A STRICT budget but would love a 182-registered car?

Here are five keenly-priced models that you can drive off the forecourt with change from €20k.

2018 Fiat Tipo, €19,995

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The Fiat Tipo is an affordable family hatchback that gives you plenty of bang for your buck. In fact, the Tipo won the 2016 Autobest Best Buy Car of Europe award in recognition of its great value for money.

The cabin has good head and leg room for all occupants and it has a decent boot size of 440 litres. This particular model is powered by a 1.3-litre diesel engine mated to a manual transmission.

2018 Dacia Duster, €19,995

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Drive away in this Dacia Duster in the feature-filled ‘Signature’ trim. This model is powered by a 110hp 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel engine, borrowed from parent company Renault, and is mated to a manual transmission. It’ll cost you €200 to tax a year.

2018 Volkswagen Polo, €19,995

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Check out this bright number. The Volkswagen Polo hatchback is a great family car with smart styling, a spacious cabin and plenty of safety equipment and connectivity features. This particular model comes in ‘Comfortline’ trim and features alloy wheels, a leather multi-functional steering wheel, cruise control with speed limiter, touchscreen infotainment screen, Apple CarPlay and much more.

2018 Skoda Rapid, €19,950

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The Skoda Rapid is a well priced, practical and economical hatch with room for the whole family and a large boot that can hold 550 to 1,490 litres.

This particular model comes in the brand’s ‘Active’ trim and features body-coloured bumpers and mirrors, front fog lights, electric front windows and a start-stop system with regenerative braking.

2018 Citroen C4, €19,995

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The Citroen C4 offers good value for money, low running costs and great practicality. The cabin is designed for comfort as is the suspension set up – this is a very comfortable car out on the road.

The boot is a decent size and can hold 448 to 1,183 litres. It also has a five-star safety score.

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