A brilliant answer to the question of eco-friendly urban transport.
The Fortwo is like a hypercar: great in its chosen environment, and pretty rubbish elsewhere
At last, a small Vauxhall that’s not tedious to drive! Now, just sort out that dated interior
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa VXR into a convincing fast pocket rocket.
A Renault Twingo that’s not quite so cool as a Renault Twingo. Sorry.
Technically and mechanically other city cars outstrip it, but emotionally – well, that’s up to you. We understand.
The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
A surprisingly rounded EV. Still fun to drive, and uncompromised inside, but it’s likely to be your second car
One of the best all-round, reasonably priced EVs you can buy today
Go ahead if you like the look of it. If you don't, endless rivals are about as good.
One of the best all-round performance cars ever made. Fast, forgiving, and everyday-friendly
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
New eighth-gen Golf remains the lingua-franca of the hatch world. A finely polished machine
Overlook the fact it’s so good that it’s almost joyless: the latest Golf GTI is very desirable indeed
After a classy cabrio but don't have Audi-like cash? Try this. GTI expensive but worth it; R perhaps not
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
One of the cheapest EVs you can buy just so happens to be really quite good
Renault mends the bits that needed mending and leaves the bits that didn’t. A big step forwards.
Seat's take on the VW Up & Skoda Citigo is a damn good EV. Though of the three, it's not the one we'd have
Like your hot hatches with some bite? Get a Megane RS while it's hot
If you really, truly care about driving, the Lotus Elise is about as obvious an answer as water being wet and fire being hot
The VW faces an uphill struggle against brand laden rivals, but is actually just as good.