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Cheap cars for sale under £1,000

Just because you only have a budget of £1,000 doesn't mean that you can't find a decent used car that's suitable for what you need and reliable too.The cost of running a car is continually on the increase so more and more car buyers are looking to buy cars that are not going to hit them in the pocket.

Although buying a car for under £1,000 could be seen as a modest budget it doesn't mean you have to settle for a banger that will break down on you as soon as you drive it off of the forecourt. We currently have 1,377 cars for sale under £2,000 and 9 out of 10 of these cars have been history checked. Many of these cars will have had a service history too. What this does is give you added confidence that you can find a safe, reliable run-around that will get you in and around town for under £1000!

To get you started we have selected a few of the type of cars you can expect to find for sale for under £1,000.

1,293 cars under £1,000 - 3 reduced in price

There's currently 1,293 cars being advertised on the DesperateSeller.co.uk website all priced under £1,000. Many of these cars have been recently reduced in price. Listed below is are a couple of cars that are currently priced under 1,000. For a more detailed search simply scroll up to the top of the page and complete our search form.


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 Burch Car Sales, Barry, Glamorgan
0144 6 7 44918


Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec Auto

£995

  • 2004 (04)
  • n/a
  • Hatchback
  • 1600cc
  • Petrol
  • Automatic
  • Silver
  • 5 doors
  • History checked

This model has  alloys, cd, mot...

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 Burch Car Sales, Barry, Glamorgan
0144 6 7 44918


Ford Fiesta 1.25 Finesse

£995

  • 2004 (04)
  • n/a
  • Hatchback
  • 1200cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Blue
  • 3 doors
  • History checked

Options include  mot, leather, full leather, cd, leather trim, alloys...

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 Burch Car Sales, Barry, Glamorgan
0144 6 7 44918


Hyundai Coupe 1.6 S

£995

  • 2002 (02)
  • n/a
  • Coupe
  • 1600cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Silver
  • 3 doors
  • History checked

Featuring  coupe, alloys, mot, cd...

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 Burch Car Sales, Barry, Glamorgan
0144 6 7 44918


Peugeot 206 1.4 Verve

£995

  • 2006 (55)
  • n/a
  • Hatchback
  • 1400cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Silver
  • 5 doors
  • History checked

Comes with  mot, alloys, cd...

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 Burch Car Sales, Barry, Glamorgan
0144 6 7 44918


Rover 45 1.6i Impression S

£995

  • 2003 (53)
  • n/a
  • Saloon
  • 1600cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Blue
  • 4 doors
  • History checked

Options include  leather, cd, mot, alloys, service history, leather trim, full leather...

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 Burch Car Sales, Barry, Glamorgan
0144 6 7 44918


Toyota RAV4 1.8 NV

£995

  • 2001 (51)
  • n/a
  • 4x4
  • 1800cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Blue
  • 3 doors
  • History checked

Featuring  cd, alloys, mot...

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 Burch Car Sales, Barry, Glamorgan
0144 6 7 44918


Toyota Yaris 1.0 16v VVTi GS

£795

  • 2002 (02)
  • n/a
  • Hatchback
  • 1000cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Silver
  • 3 doors
  • History checked

This car has  mot...

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 Car Sales Hampshire Ltd, Fareham, Hampshire
0132 965 5199


Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTI CLUB 1d 100 BHP CREWCAB

£895

  • 2007 (07)
  • n/a
  • Van
  • 1700cc
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • White
  • doors
  • History checked

Description includes  cd...

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 Church Autos, Stockbury, Kent
0179 533 4674


Vauxhall Signum 1.9 CDTi Design [150] 5dr

£990

  • 2006 (06)
  • n/a
  • Hatchback
  • 1900cc
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • Red
  • 5 doors
  • History checked

Options include  cd...

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 Car City, London, London
0208 712 0565


Toyota Corolla Verso 1.8 VVT-i T2 5dr

£890

  • 2008 (58)
  • n/a
  • People Carrier
  • 1800cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Silver
  • 5 doors
  • History checked

This model has  hpi clear, electric windows, 7 seats, computer, air-conditioning, electric windows (front), 2 owners...

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 Hampton Car Supermarket, Peterborough, Northamptonshire
0173 382 8195


Vauxhall Meriva 1.6 i 16v Breeze 5dr

£990

  • 2005 (05)
  • n/a
  • People Carrier
  • 1600cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Red
  • 5 doors
  • History checked

Features include  tyre condition good, air-conditioning, alloy wheels, mot, service history, full service history, 5 seats...

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 Hampton Car Supermarket, Peterborough, Northamptonshire
0173 382 8195


Volkswagen Polo 1.2 S 3dr (a/c)

£990

  • 2002 (02)
  • n/a
  • Hatchback
  • 1200cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Black
  • 3 doors
  • History checked

Includes  electric windows (front), mot, air-conditioning, electric windows, 5 seats...

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 Maplin cars ltd, Birmingham, West Midlands
0121 514 9775


Mazda 6 2.0 TS2 4dr Auto

£899

  • 2004 (53)
  • n/a
  • Saloon
  • 2000cc
  • Petrol
  • Automatic
  • Silver
  • 4 doors
  • History checked

Featuring  We have much more to tell you about this car so please feel free to call us for more details...

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 Maplin cars ltd, Birmingham, West Midlands
0121 514 9775


Renault Clio 1.2 16V Expression 5dr

£699

  • 2002 (02)
  • n/a
  • Hatchback
  • 1100cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Red
  • 5 doors
  • History checked

Featuring  We have much more to tell you about this car so please feel free to call us for more details...

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 Mike Wells Cars ltd, Rushden, Northamptonshire
0193 320 1506


Ford Focus 1.8 Ghia

£795

  • 1999 (T)
  • n/a
  • Saloon
  • 1800cc
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • Red
  • 4 doors
  • History checked

Featuring  air conditioning, air con, mot, central locking...

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We currently have 1,377 cars available across the UK priced under £1000.

The cars we would recommend for under a grand are the Vauxhall Corsa, the Ford Focus and the Honda Civic. You can find some really great examples advertised across the site all for under £1,000. The great thing with these cars is that they're not only great to drive but they're reliable and remarkably cheap to run. Make sure you take a good look at the array of cars under £1,000 on DesperateSeller.co.uk and remember you can narrow down your search to location using the form at the top of the page.

Good to know: At this price range the depreciation on cars is pretty much non-existent. Therefore, even if you decide to sell the car after a year then there's a good chance you'll get most of your money back!



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