The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
The 2008 is a proper little mashup, which just about works.
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.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it; updated Captur is still one of the better small crossovers on sale
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.