Low engine, low miles, low cost cars ideal for 1st time drivers or anyone looking for a low running cost car!

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Second Hand Cars For Sale

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We specialise in this market

We have the experience and have taken the time to research the minefield of best second hand cars and model types that will specifically give you the low running costs that you need.

Low cost but high quality

We source only vehicles of the highest quality, no matter it's age or price. These cars will have been carefully looked after and maintained inside and out. We look for cars with  service history and low number of owners for it's age.

We truly care

The right care extends the life of any car and all Car-1 cars come with a minimum of 6 months MOT, basic service, 44 point vehicle check, valeted and 3 months warranty* (*on cars over £1k) to help you get on the road with minimum costs. Our cars are also VOSA & HPI checked.

Why Choose Us

CAR-1 specialises in quality second hand cars for sale to young / 1st time buyers or anyone looking for a low running cost car!

Having families ourselves, we know the issues and hard work that can go into finding that type of vehicle and have researched the types of cars that are ideal.

CAR-1 offers good second hand cars for sale with low tax, low insurance bracket cars  with under 100k mileage, engines under 1.4L, service history, MOT, 44 point vehicle check, basic service, valeted and 3 months warranty on cars over £1k as standard. Our aim is to get you on the road, with minimal worries.

If we don't have the car that you are looking for in stock, use our experience, contacts and knowledge as we also offer a search facility.

With over 35 years experience in the automotive trade, we are Peter & Siân Earl, a husband and wife team specialising in quality, used cars. 

The high standard of our cars, along with customer service and satisfaction is key to our business and good reputation. We’re committed  to providing our customers with honesty, good advice, quality, and value. 

We are based in Colchester, Essex and also alongside our trusted partner Beacon Hill Used Car Centre in Witham, Essex.

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