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.
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
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
Peugeot has a hit on its hands with the good looking and cheerily willing 208.
Cheery and characterful, the new Clio is a genuinely appealing supermini.
Not as fresh as it was, but ageing gracefully, and still the best DS of the bunch.
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.
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.
As sensible and tasty as a dry cracker. A decent enough car, perhaps one for the Freedom Pass brigade.