The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
Citroen's Fiat Panda - character over driving thrills, but none the worse for that.
If you like driving, and like small cars, you'll love the Mazda 2.
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa into a class-competitive contender.
Good but not great supermini for dynamics, but a thoroughly enjoyable object
It's engine range isn't class leading, but overlook that and the Micra is a massively improved contender
A Renault Twingo that’s not quite so cool as a Renault Twingo. Sorry.