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  • Nissan Micra Hatchback (2017 onwards) Review

    The Micra is back on form: it’s finally a supermini we can recommend again

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £13,795 - £20,795

    PROS

    • Edgy design inside and out
    • A decent drive
    • Competitively low emissions
    • Sense of fun, modernity

    CONS

    • Cramped rear headroom
    • Poor over-shoulder visibility
    • Quality not up there with Polo
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  • Kia Rio Hatchback (2017 onwards) Review

    Capable, frugal Rio eclipsed by excellent rivals

    Parkers rating: 3.4 out of 5 3.4
    New price: £11,995 - £17,445

    PROS

    • Seven-year warranty
    • Practical
    • Plenty of standard kit

    CONS

    • Dull drive
    • Not cheap enough
    • Doesn’t stand out from its rivals
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  • Citroën C3 (2017 onwards) Review

    French Fiesta fighter is a quirkily appealing alternative

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £10,995 - £17,485

    PROS

    • Quirky, attractive styling
    • Personalisation options
    • Very comfortable interior
    • Impressive ride
    • Lots of safety kit

    CONS

    • Looks won’t suit everyone
    • Jerky auto gearbox
    • No autonomous braking available
    • Not the sharpest drive
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  • Suzuki Ignis SUV (2017 onwards) Review

    Cheerful micro-SUV offers low-cost city motoring

    Parkers rating: 3.1 out of 5 3.1
    New price: £9,999 - £13,999

    PROS

    • Cheap to buy and run
    • Seating for four adults
    • Should be reliable
    • Lots of customisation
    • Great in the city

    CONS

    • Some poor-quality finishing
    • Safety kit lacking
    • Comfort is version-dependent
    • Uninspiring to drive
    • Struggles on motorways
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  • Smart Fortwo Cabriolet (2016 onwards) Review

    UK's smallest convertible gets more appealing

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    New price: £13,510 - £21,895

    PROS

    • Power roof a doddle
    • Extra width affords elbow room
    • Dual-clutch auto infinitely better
    • The cheapest cabrio in the UK

    CONS

    • Ugly front end
    • Premium-free Renault switchgear
    • Limited boot space
    • Expensive
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  • Ford Ka Plus (2016 onwards) Review

    Value-focused model aces the basics buts lacks style

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £9,245 - £11,095

    PROS

    • Affordable and well-equipped
    • Competitive Ford finance deals
    • Comfortable but fun to drive
    • Space for four passengers
    • Decent luggage space

    CONS

    • Bland styling compared with rivals
    • Interior design could be bolder
    • Few personalisation options
    • Limited engine and trim choice
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  • Vauxhall Corsa VXR (2015 onwards) Review

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £19,245 - £21,655

    PROS

    • Low starting price
    • Good engine
    • Great gearchange
    • Sophisticated suspension

    CONS

    • Needs Performance Pack for fun
    • Bumpy ride with Performance Pack
    • Poor emissions and fuel economy
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