Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Miles per pound (mpp) Miles per pound (mpp)

Reliable fuel consumption data for comparison purposes is not available for this model.

Fuel economy

A more stringent standard for fuel economy (WLTP) was introduced from September 2017, and this model was not required to undergo that test. Its fuel economy measured under the previous test system was 44 - 65 mpg. However these figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving and so should never be compared to another car's mpg which was measured under the newer, more realistic WLTP system.

The top model for keeping down running costs is the 1.6 TDI Blue Motion as this can achieve a claimed average of 64.2mpg. It will hold its value better than the competition from French manufacturers too. Servicing is a little more than you pay at rivals' garages, but you can expect excellent service.

If looking after the planet is your main concern in car buying, then the best option is the 1.6-litre TDI with BlueMotion Technologies. Thanks to additions like stop/start and battery regeneration, this version emits just 117g/km of CO2.

The German manufacturer comes with an enviable reputation for making reliable and incredibly dependable cars. With much of the car based on the Mk VI hatchback model, this should be another car that continues to cement that idea. The main danger here is the roof and the mechanisms that power it. Being a fabric roof should means you should see fewer problems than you might get from a hard-top convertible.

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £30 - £165
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Insurance group 17 - 29
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