If you are in the market for a brand new hatchback but you are short on funds, you might want to know that there’s a new car in the United Kingdom with the title of being the cheapest. We are talking about the second generation of the Dacia Sandero that can be yours if you are willing to spend as low as 5,955 pounds.The car is offered with a choice of three engines, including the 0.9-liter 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine developed by Renault that is capable of producing 89 hp (90 PS). This TCe90 power unit allows the Sandero II to hit a top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h) and promises to return 54.3 mpg UK, with CO2 emissions standing at 120 g/km.
The entry-level variant will get you the 1.2-liter gasoline engine that churns 74 hp (75 PS) and is capable of returning 47.9 mpg UK with CO2 emissions of 137 g/km. We should also mention the 1.5-liter dCi 90 turbodiesel engine also developed by Renault. This one pumps out 89 hp (90 PS) and returns 74.3 mpg UK and CO2 emissions of less than 100 g/km.
The standard Access version of the 2013 Dacia Sandero rides on 15-inch steel wheels and features black bumpers, ABS with Emergency Brake Assist, a 60/40 split folding rear seat, power-assisted steering, ASR, ESC, ISOFIX points in the out rear seats, as well as driver/passenger/front side airbags.
The mid-range Ambiance costs an extra 600 pounds and adds remote central locking, 15-inch Colorado wheels, body-colored bumpers, electric front windows and radio CD player with support for USB, AUX, Bluetooth and with fingertip remote controls.
The high-end Laureate costs 2,000 pounds more than the base Access version and features air conditioning, rear electric windows, cruise control, heated and electrically adjustable door mirrors. One of the options available for the new Sandero is a 7-inch fully-integrated touchscreen navigation and multimedia system that costs an additional 250 pounds.