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Ford Fiesta Hatchback

4.6 out of 5 4.6

It may be over 40 years since the Ford Fiesta was first offered in the UK, but the car buying public’s enthusiasm for it shows no sign of abating. Britain’s bestselling car in 2018, the Fiesta has always had the magic formula of a fun drive, spacious interior and solid build quality, while new tech and a revamped interior have only worked to... read more


  • Great fun to drive
  • Cheap to run
  • Packed with the latest tech
  • Safer than ever


  • Some rivals are more practical
  • PCP competitive, but not class-leading
  • Some cheaper-feeling cabin plastics
  • Glass roof severely limits headroom

Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback

3.7 out of 5 3.7

Along with the Ford Fiesta, the Vauxhall Corsa supermini usually somewhere near the top of the list of bestselling cars in the UK, shifting thousands of sales every month. What makes that even more impressive is the fact that the model on sale is largely the same as the verions that debuted over 10 years ago, with a major facelift undertaken in... read more


  • 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


  • 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

This Volkswagen Polo is arguably the most upmarket small car that you can buy. It's refined, stylish and - depending on which engine you choose - can be incredibly frugal or delightfully quick. Much of the look and layout inside echoes that of the VW Golf - a high quality car itself. It works so well that many buyers should consider whether they... read more


  • Roomy interior
  • Low running costs
  • Beautifully built
  • Good choice of engines
  • Quiet on the motorway
  • Frugal Bluemotion version


  • Not as exciting to drive as a Ford Fiesta

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