Buying a used car is like a lottery: the share of the case is too large. But correctly defining the goal and assessing your capabilities, you can buy an “iron friend” for reasonable money.
Which used foreign car is better?Price is determined by supply and demand. With a large choice of sellers, the average price of any car brand is the real value of its value. Here you just have to pay for the actual state, plus or minus the advantages and disadvantages of the company and the specific model.
Prices for used foreign cars are highly dependent on the prestige of specific brands
Domestic cars with mileageThe most affordable cars are used domestic cars. In addition to the cost of their advantages include ease of maintenance and repair, a huge selection of components and spare parts, many service stations for every taste and budget. VAZ classics are no longer produced, but there are many such offers on the secondary market. More modern technically front-wheel-drive VAZ models in their price niche will probably be the best choice for a novice driver, especially as a first car.
Used foreign car or new domestic carFive years ago, the answer to this question would be unequivocal - only a foreign car. Now VAZ is not entirely domestic, it is led and made strategic decisions by the Japanese-French concern Renault-Nissan. The quality is steadily increasing, the new Kalina and Grant models compete with foreign cars almost equally in their price range.
New domestic cars can compete in quality with foreign ones.