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Hatchback car reviews

Looking for a new hatchback car? Search through our thousands of car reviews to find out which hatchback would suit you best. 

Browse through our hatchback reviews and find out why a hatchback is many different things all in one car. You can buy a fast hatchback that’s still really practical as a family car, and a hot hatchback is great fun to drive. 

Whether you want a hatchback manual or hatchback automatic car, we have loads of hot hatches and hatchback cars reviewed by our experts to help you make the right decision over which car to buy. 

Read our hatchback reviews, including full performance figures, running costs, practicality, safety and handling statistics and options data. Browse photo galleries and research into potential problems using thousands of owners' reviews.

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  • Hyundai Ioniq Hatchback (2016 onwards) Review

    The Ioniq delivers class-leading economy and efficiency

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £21,795 - £30,195

    PROS

    • Extremely competitive pricing
    • Hybrid gets dual-clutch gearbox
    • Electric gets impressive range
    • Cheaper and better warranty than Prius

    CONS

    • Hybrid still quite noisy, albeit works well
    • Electric inconvenience still not for everyone
    • Some interior plastics are unappealing
    • Prius still more efficient
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  • Renault Megane Hatchback (2016 onwards) Review

    Stand-out styling for French family hatchback

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £17,820 - £33,535

    PROS

    • Sharp exterior styling
    • Refined engine range
    • Comfortable and easy to drive

    CONS

    • Parts of dashboard look cheap
    • Manual gearbox isn’t the best
    • Infotainment system is dated
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  • Hyundai Ioniq Electric Hatchback (2016 onwards) Review

    Cut-price Tesla Model S impresses, but isn't class-leading

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    New price: £30,750 - £32,550

    PROS

    • Near silent electric running
    • Soft, pliant ride is a delight
    • Five-year warranty

    CONS

    • A bit plain for some tastes
    • Poor range for the money
    • Below average finance deals
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  • Ford Focus RS (2016 - 2018) Review

    no other hatchback drives this well

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Used price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Staggeringly fast
    • Incredible handling
    • Strong resale values

    CONS

    • Design is reserved for an RS
    • Cabin could be more interesting
    • Smaller boot than Focus ST
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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: £9,635 - £14,030

    PROS

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

    CONS

    • Bland styling compared with rivals
    • Interior design could be bolder
    • Few personalisation options
    • Limited engine and trim choice
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  • DS 3 (2015 onwards) Review

    Premium supermini is stylish and easy to personalise

    Parkers rating: 3.6 out of 5 3.6
    New price: £17,295 - £23,485

    PROS

    • Stylish design
    • Punchy petrol engines
    • Economical diesels
    • Personalisation options

    CONS

    • Ride quality can be poor
    • Odd driving position
    • Interior ergonomics
    • Not the most practical
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  • DS 5 (2015 - 2018) Review

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £8,176 - £20,010

    PROS

    • Distinctive styling
    • Economical engines
    • Luxurious interior
    • Supple ride quality

    CONS

    • Cramped rear seats
    • Rearward vision poor
    • Hybrid very expensive
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  • DS 4 (2015 - 2018) Review

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £5,252 - £15,067

    PROS

    • Refined interior
    • Elegant design
    • Plenty of standard kit

    CONS

    • Lack of rear space
    • Unexciting to drive
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