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Dacia Sandero 1.0 SCe Access - Cheapest cars to run

Cheapest cars to run: Dacia Sandero 1.0 SCe Access - Total cost of ownership £6,189

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Cost per mile: 20.63pMonthly running costs: £171.92Total cost of ownership (3 years, 30,000 miles): £6,189

Another top spot for Dacia, with the Sandero taking the number two spot in the 10 cheapest cars to run in the UK. Although it is a smaller vehicle than the Duster, the Sandero is still a fully-fledged supermini. The petrol model replaced the diesel on this list when the flat £140 VED charge was introduced and it has featured here ever since.

Access models are as basic as they come, so if you can spend a few more pounds, we'd recommend going for Ambiance trim or above - they'll be better equipped, without costing much more to run.    

Top 10 cheapest cars to run in the UK

  1. 1. Dacia Duster 1.6 SCe 115 Air 5dr
  2. 2. Dacia Sandero 1.0 SCe Access
  3. 3. Dacia Logan MCV 1.2 Access
  4. 4. Suzuki Celerio 1.0 SZ2
  5. 5. Mazda 2 1.5 75 SE+ 5dr 
  6. 6. Kia Picanto 1.0 65 1 3dr
  7. 7. Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVT-i X 3dr
  8. 8. Peugeot 108 1.0 Access 3dr
  9. 9. VW Polo 1.0 75 SE 5dr
  10. 10. VW Up 1.0 Take Up 3dr

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