Named! Britian's Best Used Cars

12 Jun, 2007 5:30pm

More than 7.5 million!

That's the huge number of second-hand motors which changed hands in the UK last year.

To help you make the right choice next time you swap yours, welcome to the Auto Express Used Car Honours 2007, where we've named the best buys in 17 classes. Our expert panel thrashed out the winners in each sector, but this wasn't simply a case of arguing for a preferred vehicle.

Meet the Judges

David Johns: Editor in Chief, Auto Express

Dan Strong: Motoring Editor, Auto Express

Ross Pinnock: Used Cars Editor, Auto Express

Mike Brewer: Car dealer-turned TV presenter

Jeff Paterson: Senior cars editor, Glass's Guide

Graham Smith: General Manager, British Car Auctions

Simon Henstock: Network ops. Director, British Car Auctions

Trade Insider: Mole working in the industry

With judges drawn from Glass’s Guide, British Car Auctions and the Auto Express team, as well as the motor trade, we pored over data to find the top choices. Everything from residuals and running costs to image and reliability went under the microscope to help us pick the winning models - and our overall Used Car and Used Car Scheme of the Year.

Read on to find out where you should look for your next second-hand motor...

Ross Pinnock, Used Cars Editor