Top Gear's top five hatchbacks
Our pick of the very best cars available right now
Posted: 02 Dec 2013
4) Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 130 Design
£18,760, 130bhp, 207lb ft, 0-62mph 11.4secs, vmax 117mph, 76.3mpg, CO2 99g/km
Vauxhall, those long-time purveyors of dreary mass-market motoring finally woke up with the Astra. It rivals the Focus on the road and looks sharper, too.