The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
If you like driving, and like small cars, you'll love the Mazda 2.
Not sexy, not fun, not a heartstring-tugger, but by gum is this a clever car. Brilliantly fit for purpose
Not as fresh as it was, but ageing gracefully, and still the best DS of the bunch.
Italophiles will get some kicks here, but this is an average effort that is easily trumped for comparable money.
Not quite the awful snotter we were expecting. But it is ruined by an awful engine.
This mini-MPV offers loads of space and of course, that spectacular warranty, but sadly it's dreary to drive. You'd be better off in the i30.