The flowers are arranged, the cards are on show and the kids are on their best behaviour this weekend as Britain celebrates Mothering Sunday.
To honour our fabulous mums, Nationwide Vehicle Contracts has put together a list of our top five cars, ideal for busy mothers of all ages!
Mums in Waiting:
It’s estimated that more than 700,000 women will become mothers in 2011 so whilst you might not be up to your ears in dirty nappies yet, we certainly can’t forget the ‘Mum’s in Waiting’. If you’re planning to start a family or are currently pregnant, reliability and low running costs are probably top of your priority list when it comes to buying or leasing a new car - and you can’t get much better than the Vauxhall Corsa. Boasting a striking new style, five new exterior colours and an upgraded chassis and powertrain, the Vauxhall Corsa is one of the most desirable small cars on the market, making it ideal for those expecting a family. It also available with 3 or 5-doors, is nippy, reliable, and affordable to run – what more can you ask for?
Check out the Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 Excite A/C in stock and available to lease from just £114.95 + VAT a month.
For new mums looking for an affordable vehicle with plenty of boot space, the all-new Ford Fiesta offers all you need and more. Delivering greater fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions, the class-leading Ford Fiesta boasts fine handling, good looks and impressive practicality. It’s also packed with plenty of features, such as FordKeyFree-System, Park Assist, Quickclear heated windscreen and Bluetooth Voice Control to make driving with your little one easier than ever.
For a limited time, the Ford Fiesta 3Dr Hat 1.25 82Ps Edge is in stock and available to lease from just £119.95 + VAT a month.
If you have more than one child in your family, no doubt you’ll need something with a bit of extra space... enter the Nissan Qashqai+2. Boasting all the style and charisma of the standard Qashqai but with the added benefit of two extra seats, the Nissan Qashqai+2 is ideal for super mums with a big family or who are frequently on school runs. Its well-built, comfortable interior is immensely practical, offering plenty of passenger head and legroom. The Qashqai+2 also comes with a wide choice of engine options, varying from the economical 1.6 petrol Start/Stop to the powerful 2.0 diesel 150 PS DC.?
Until 31st March, Nationwide Vehicle Contracts are offering a free set of Luxury Car Mats with every Nissan Qashqai+2 leased this month. Leasing rates start from just £189.95 + VAT a month for the Nissan Qashqai+2 1.6 Visia
If you’re looking for a spacious hatchback that’s reliable and economical but also cool enough to pick the teenagers up in, you can’t get sleeker than the Vauxhall Astra. The latest generation Vauxhall Astra 5 Dr boasts a stylish exterior look, athletic body and amazing performance figures to rival even the top players. It’s also generously equipped with tons of features such as cruise control, sports seats, CD player with aux-in and air conditioning, making you the coolest mum in town. And if you still need convincing, the Astra is currently Britain’s second best selling car so Vauxhall must be doing something right!
Get behind the wheel of the Vauxhall Astra 5 Dr 1.6I Vvt Sri from only £149.95 + VAT a month.
If the kids have finally flown the nest but grandkids are now on the agenda, the Nissan Note combines space and flexibility with decent fuel economy and an affordable price tag. Available in the Nissan Note’s spacious and thoughtfully designed interior is ideal for picking up and transporting the grandkids whilst its high driving position, firm suspension and light steering make it incredibly easy to drive.
The Nissan Note is available to lease from just £113.95 + VAT a month for the Note 5Dr Hat 1.4 16V Visia
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