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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5


Peugeot 208 Hatchback

4 out of 5 4.0

Smart, efficient and practical, the Peugeot 208 hatchback is the latest model in a long line of appealing small cars from the French brand. It does, however, have two issues: primarily, it competes in the most competitive sector where cars such as the Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Corsa and Volkswagen Polo vie for attention alongside other talented... read more


  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Low emissions
  • Stylish looks and interior
  • Comfortable around town


  • Automated ETG transmission is jerky
  • Stingy entry level model
  • Unsettled ride
  • Driving position won’t please everyone

Renault Clio Hatchback

3.9 out of 5 3.9

The Renault Clio is a five-door supermini that's been a household name in the UK since the early 1990s (you may remember the advertising featuring Nicole and Papa), competing for sales with a wide variety of very competent rivals.  It's certainly popular, with more than a million of them finding homes in the UK since it was introduced, and... read more


  • Stylish and modern to look at
  • Plenty of kit and tech for the money
  • A comfortable ride and fine handling
  • A wide span of model variations
  • Engines are efficient and punchy


  • Interior plastics are disappointing
  • Not as practical as newer rivals
  • Numb steering robs it of fun factor
  • Add options, and things can get expensive
  • Renaultsport models aren’t sharp enough

The Hyundai i20 is the firm’s replacement for the Getz - previously its most popular model in the UK. It's a huge step forward from the car it replaces. This is a small hatchback from Hyundai that's good enough to be a realistic alternative to models like the Vauxhall Corsa and Toyota Yaris.It's neatly styled and robustly built too with a solid and... read more


  • Well equipped
  • Easy to drive
  • Good rear passenger space
  • Neat styling


  • Firmly padded seats
  • Some cheap-looking interior plastics on base models

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