The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
Bigger and better than ever, the Superb offers a whole lot of car for the cash.
Citroen's Fiat Panda - character over driving thrills, but none the worse for that.
The Sandero is deservedly doing well: a reasonable car for a frankly astonishing price.
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
If you like driving, and like small cars, you'll love the Mazda 2.
If you need a roomy supermini this is about your last stop before a Honda Jazz. But it lacks the involvement of some older superminis.
The 2008 is a proper little mashup, which just about works.
Not sexy, not fun, not a heartstring-tugger, but by gum is this a clever car. Brilliantly fit for purpose
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
Good but not great supermini for dynamics, but a thoroughly enjoyable object
New Insignia ticks every cost-effective box, and is much more refined than before. Still tricky to be enthusiastic about, though
If it ain't broke, don't fix it; updated Captur is still one of the better small crossovers on sale
Peugeot has a hit on its hands with the good looking and cheerily willing 208.
Great option for someone who doesn’t really care about cars or driving.
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa into a class-competitive contender.
Cheery and characterful, the new Clio is a genuinely appealing supermini.
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.
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.
Not the best car in this uninspiring, fleet-orientated end of the segment but a very worthy effort.
A far-reaching facelift has improved it, but it's still not a match for the class best. At least you can now justify it.