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.
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
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.
Not as fresh as it was, but ageing gracefully, and still the best DS of the bunch.
It's engine range isn't class leading, but overlook that and the Micra is a massively improved contender
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.
Italophiles will get some kicks here, but this is an average effort that is easily trumped for comparable money.
An appliance carefully targeted at people who are uninterested in cars.
Not quite the awful snotter we were expecting. But it is ruined by an awful engine.
Worthy supermini that majors on ease of use and grown-up design. Fun is in short order though