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Parkers overall rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
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Rivals

SEAT Ibiza Hatchback

4.6 out of 5 4.6

The SEAT Ibiza supermini is the Spanish manufacturer’s best-selling model of all time, and, now in its fifth generation, is more competitive than ever. Based on the VW Group’s MQB A0 small-car platform, it shares many of its components with the pricier Volkswagen Polo, yet adds sharper styling and keener pricing.  In-house rivalry doesn’t end... read more

PROS

  • Sharp styling
  • Practical interior
  • Lots of kit
  • Great to drive

CONS

  • Interior quality slightly behind the Volkswagen Polo
  • Top-spec cars pricey
  • No more SC or ST

Skoda Fabia Hatchback

4 out of 5 4.0

The Skoda Fabia has been around a while now, but it's still impressive. It's still one of the larger superminis loaded with a decent amount of equipment. Compared with what came before, it's better to drive, and shares much of its technology with the Volkswagen Polo. It's perfect for the cost-conscious world we live in. With a wide range of... read more

PROS

  • Drives well
  • Decent equipment on SE L models upwards
  • Generous practicality
  • Cheap to run

CONS

  • Narrow range of engines
  • Aging platform
  • Overshadowed by newer rivals
  • No standard-fit air-con on base model

Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback

3.7 out of 5 3.7

Like the Ford Fiesta, the Vauxhall Corsa is regularly found in the top 10 list of bestselling cars in the UK, finding thousands of new homes every single month. That’s impressive when you consider that it’s still largely the same car that debuted over 10 years ago, with a significant overhaul made to the styling, engine line-up and interior in 2014... read more

PROS

  • Strong equipment levels for most versions
  • More engaging to drive than many rivals
  • Sweet 1.0-litre engines from 2014-18
  • Fine VXR performance versions from 2015-18

CONS

  • Based on the old one; on sale until 2020
  • Pricey PCP finance compared with newer rivals
  • Non-turbo engines give weaker performance
  • Sporty GSI model slower than rivals