The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
A likeable thing. Go for a higher powertrain and it makes most sense.
One of Britain’s best-selling cars, the Qashqai is quiety, comfy and homemade, too
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
Easy to own but there's not a lot of flair compared to its myriad rivals