Fantastic news from the team at What Car? as they announced this year’s What Car? Used Car Awards. Our brands had a number of wins across the categories, including the overall Best Used Car of the Year, in addition to Best Family Car and Best Small Car. The winners are decided by an expert team, who test a wide range of vehicles to decide on the very best in terms of reliability, style and value. Let’s take a look at the worthy winners…
Used Car of the Year & Best Family Car
Best City Car
Best Small Car
Best Estate Car
Best Convertible Car
Best Executive Car
Audi A3 Sportback (2013 - present)
They say: “The wonderful A3 Sportback is roomy, reliable, practical and comfortable, and it’s great to drive too. Given how smart the A3 still feels inside and how well it drives, it’s a great deal.”
We say: The Audi A3 offers a great range of benefits, there’s plenty of space for a comfortable commute, its range of safety features makes it a fantastic choice for travelling with the family, and its sleek design inside and out is driver focused for a refined driving experience.
Volkswagen up! (2012 – present)
They say: “The go-anywhere up!’s a tiny-tot delight, with agile handling and a class-leading ride.”
We say: A brilliantly fun little city car, the up! offers a surprising amount of interior space, a perfect driving position and a range of refined engines. If you spend a lot of time driving in and out of cities, the up! is here to make your journey as easy as it should be.
SKODA Fabia (2015 – present)
They say: “The refined Fabia has light but accurate steering, and its turbocharges engines are terrific.”
We say: The Fabia is one of SKODA’s most popular cars, and all those drivers can’t be wrong. In addition to its incredible value, on top of the brand’s infamous ‘Simply Clever’ features, the Fabia is a great choice for keeping running costs down whilst not compromising on neat looks and personalisation.
Volkswagen Passat Estate (2015 – present)
They say: “Good to drive and supremely classy, the Passat Estate can fulfil almost any task you throw at it.”
We say: Built for comfort, and available with a range of engines, the Passat Estate has a great range of standard features to ensure your next car comes with everything you might need for those long journeys. It’s spacious, so you need not leave anything behind, and inside the cabin the layout is sleek and driver-friendly. It’s the perfect car, for those who need something a little bigger but don’t want a large SUV.
Audi A3 Cabriolet (2014 – present)
They say: “With its tidy handling and impressive refinement, the A3 Cabriolet is hard to fault.”
We say: It’s a regular winner, and it’s no surprise thanks to its incredibly comfortable drive and wonderful range of spirited engines. And, with the ability to put the roof down at speeds of up to 31mph, we think you’ll be making the most of the weather all year round!
Audi TT (2014 – present)
They say: “Very few coupes are as accomplished, as suave or as much fun to drive as the wonderful TT”
We say: The TT is something of an Audi icon; it’s incredibly enjoyable to drive, its engines are refined yet offer enough performance to please every driver and those sleek looks are still turning heads. Perfect for those who love to drive, picking up one of our used TT models might be the most fun you’ve had all year.
SKODA Superb (2016 – present)
They say: “The Superb offers comfort and a classy interior, and an unrivalled amount of space.”
We say: The Superb is the executive car of choice for many drivers, pleased with its value for money, sharp lines and business appeal. Its supremely comfortable to drive, and we can’t even begin to tell you all the awards SKODA have won for reliability and owner satisfaction!
For more information on our fantastic range of vehicles get in touch with your local Vindis retailer HERE
All vehicles that are sold by the Vindis Group are subject to an administrative / preparation fee of £90 inc VAT. For new vehicles this charge covers the cost of mechanically preparing the vehicle for delivery, the administration of new ownership documentation and final preparation for customer handover.
For used vehicles, this charge covers a full history and provenance check prior to being advertised for sale ensuring no financial risk or charge has been levied against the vehicle, that the vehicle has never been written off or stolen and final preparation for customer handover.
Vindis Group believe this level of preparation is crucial in ensuring we provide the highest level of customer satisfaction, for which the Vindis Group is renowned for.
The Vindis Group is delighted to launch its new online buying platform; providing you with an exciting and innovative digital experience and giving you genuine real-time buy-it-now ability across all new and used vehicles; with all our stock vehicles (and factory orders) available to buy online and from the comfort of your own home.
Our vehicle search function now provides the facility to search across all brands simultaneously, or to refine your search based on make, model, overall cash price or monthly payment. And once you’ve found your perfect vehicle, you can enquire on it, reserve it or even go through our brand new online purchase process - covering everything from part-exchange valuation to finance quotation - allowing you the full freedom and transparency of buying from the comfort of your own home.
Don’t worry, if you don’t feel comfortable purchasing online, or if you stop at any point in the journey, we can pick it up with you and help to guide you in whichever way you wish; either remotely through our digital sales team, or in any one of our Vindis Group retailers.
With major new leaps in technology can always come some challenges, and as this is a very new platform (for both Vindis and the industry) we would really appreciate your feedback (and occasionally patience) whilst we go though a short-term process of ironing out any issues with this BETA version.
We look forward to hearing from you, and hope you enjoy your online journey.
Transparent Pricing – Hassle Free – Instant Purchasing – Home Delivery