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Top 5 low-tax five-door hatchbacks

  • Five of our favourite low-tax five-door hatchbacks
  • Each costs less than £50 per month to tax*
  • You may be surprised what you can afford

In this article we’ve laid out our favourite five-door hatchbacks for company car drivers.

To arm you with all the facts, we've worked out how much they'lll cost you to tax and also how economical they are.

Since they're nice and cheap to tax, we think you may be surprised with just how much you can afford...

 

Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDi BlueMotion

 

Why buy?

The Golf is an extremely popular car thanks to its cocktail of decent driving dynamics, excellent build quality and low running costs.

Fuel economy: 74mpg

P11d value: £19,960

CO2 emissions: 99g/km

Monthly tax at 20%: £43

Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi Edge ECOnetic

 

Why buy?

It’s one of the best-selling cars in the UK, and for good reason. The Focus drives well, is packed with clever equipment and is a very comfortable place to be.

Fuel economy: 83mpg

P11d value: £18,240

CO2 emissions: 88g/km

Monthly tax at 20%: £40

Vauxhall Astra ES 1.7 CDTi ecoFLEX start/stop

 

Why buy?

The Astra is an incredibly popular fleet car which is good to drive, loaded with equipment and cheap to run.

Fuel economy: 76mpg

P11d value: £19,325

CO2 emissions: 99g/km

Monthly tax at 20%: £42

Hyundai i30 1.6 CRDi Classic Blue Drive

 

Why buy?

Hyundai’s products have come on leaps and bounds over recent years, and the i30 is now credible opposition for the likes of the Focus and the Golf.

Fuel economy: 76mpg

P11d value: £16,840

CO2 emissions: 97g/km

Monthly tax at 20%: £36

BMW 1 Series 116d EfficientDynamics

Why buy?

Probably the best driver’s car in this article, the 1 Series has excellent handling and impressive steering. The engines are very efficient and the build quality is great too.

Fuel economy: 74mpg

P11d value: £20,830

CO2 emissions: 99g/km

Monthly tax at 20%: £45

 

*Company car tax is worked out using the 20% pay scale and uses the P11d value of the car with no optional extras.