City cars

Citroen Ami on sale in the UK this summer from £7,695
Citroen Ami UK - front static
Citroen Ami

Citroen Ami on sale in the UK this summer from £7,695

The compact quadricycle is pricier than first thought, but the Citroen Ami will still be the UK’s cheapest ‘car’
24 May 2022
Fiat Panda and Tipo Garmin special editions arrive
Fiat Panda and Tipo Garmin special editions
Fiat

Fiat Panda and Tipo Garmin special editions arrive

New look for Panda and Tipo thanks to Fiat and Garmin collaboration
16 May 2022
New Toyota Aygo X 2022 review
Toyota Aygo X - front
Toyota Aygo

New Toyota Aygo X 2022 review

An SUV-inspired makeover sets the latest Aygo apart from its city car rivals, but has it got the X-factor?
13 May 2022
New Abarth 695 Tributo 131 Rally pays homage to rallying legend
Abarth 695 Tributo 131 Rally - action
Abarth 500

New Abarth 695 Tributo 131 Rally pays homage to rallying legend

Huge adjustable rear wing, plus redeveloped exhaust system and tweaked suspension feature on rally-inspired limited edition Abarth
5 May 2022
Fiat 500 Passion: long-term test review
James Brodie with giant key
Fiat 500 Hatchback

Fiat 500 Passion: long-term test review

Final report: Fiat’s baby EV is hot in the city and good elsewhere if the weather’s not cold
25 Apr 2022
New electric Fiat 500 La Prima by Bocelli special edition revealed
New electric Fiat 500 La Prima by Bocelli special edition
Fiat 500

New electric Fiat 500 La Prima by Bocelli special edition revealed

Fiat has collaborated with revered Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli to create a new version of its electric 500 city car, equipped with a bespoke JBL ster…
13 Apr 2022
“Despite being overtaken by Indonesia, the UK remains in the top 15 of global car producers”
Opinion - car production
Opinion

“Despite being overtaken by Indonesia, the UK remains in the top 15 of global car producers”

UK car production did dip in 2021, but Mike Rutherford is grateful that it still outperformed many countries around the world
27 Mar 2022

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Citroen C1 city car production ends
Citroen C1
Citroen C1

Citroen C1 city car production ends

Citroen marks the end for its popular C1 model ahead of new Ami arriving in UK this spring
27 Jan 2022
Used Skoda Citigo (Mk1, 2012-2019) review
Skoda Citigo - front
Skoda Citigo Hatchback

Used Skoda Citigo (Mk1, 2012-2019) review

The Skoda Citigo is an impressive all-rounder and a front-runner in the city car class
24 Jan 2022
Top 10 most reliable small cars to buy 2022
Most reliable small cars to buy 2021
Driver Power

Top 10 most reliable small cars to buy 2022

Looking for a reliable small car? Our 2021 Driver Power survey can help…
7 Jan 2022
Used Hyundai i10 (Mk2, 2014-2019) review
Hyundai i10 used guide - front tracking
Hyundai i10 Hatchback

Used Hyundai i10 (Mk2, 2014-2019) review

A brilliant combination of space, refinement and low running costs make the i10 and brilliantly capable and desirable small car choice
4 Jan 2022
New Kia Picanto Shadow edition on sale from £13,845
Kia picanto shadow edition
Kia Picanto

New Kia Picanto Shadow edition on sale from £13,845

The Shadow edition adds more equipment and exclusive design touches to Kia’s Picanto city car
15 Dec 2021
New 2022 Toyota Aygo X: crossover city car priced from £14,795
Best new cars coming 2022 - Toyota Aygo X
Toyota Aygo

New 2022 Toyota Aygo X: crossover city car priced from £14,795

Orders will open for new Toyota Aygo X on December 1st, with first deliveries due in Spring 2022
18 Nov 2021
'It’s heartening to see Toyota try something different with the Aygo X'
Opinion Toyota Aygo X
Opinion

'It’s heartening to see Toyota try something different with the Aygo X'

John McIlroy thinks we should celebrate cars like the Toyota Aygo X, while firms can still afford to make them
10 Nov 2021
Kia celebrates 30th anniversary in Britain
Kia 30th anniversary
Kia

Kia celebrates 30th anniversary in Britain

Kia has changed a lot in the past 30 years, going from budget car brand to becoming a rival to some established premium brands - how have they done it…
25 Oct 2021
New special-edition Fiat (500)RED priced from £16,435
Fiat (500)RED - front
Fiat 500

New special-edition Fiat (500)RED priced from £16,435

New special-edition Fiat 500 trim has been created in collaboration with international AIDS charity, with prices starting from £16,435
14 Oct 2021
Convertible Fiat 500X Dolcevita confirmed for UK market
Fiat 500X Dolcevita - rear
Fiat 500 X

Convertible Fiat 500X Dolcevita confirmed for UK market

The open-top version of the Fiat 500X crossover has a roof that can open in 15 seconds flat
17 Sep 2021
'The death of cheap cars will be a travesty for personal mobility'
Opinion cheap cars
Opinion

'The death of cheap cars will be a travesty for personal mobility'

Our appetite for small, cheap cars is as strong as ever - although Mike Rutherford warns they may no longer be profitable
12 Sep 2021
New Fiat 500 Action 2021 review
Fiat 500 Action - front
Road tests

New Fiat 500 Action 2021 review

The new all-electric Fiat 500 Action is only available with a smaller 24kWh battery, but is significantly cheaper than the 42kWh model
24 Aug 2021
Used Kia Picanto review
Used Kia Picanto Mk3 - front
Kia Picanto Hatchback

Used Kia Picanto review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Kia Picanto covering the Picanto Mk3 (2017-date)
20 Aug 2021
Hyundai Group to launch new pure-electric city car in 2023
Kia teaser
Hyundai

Hyundai Group to launch new pure-electric city car in 2023

City-car sized EV could launch under Hyundai, Kia or Ioniq brand and will likely be a mini SUV
17 Aug 2021
Citroen Ami: long-term test review
Citroen Ami long termer - main
Citroen

Citroen Ami: long-term test review

The Fowler family puts the funky all-electric Citroen Ami to the test
20 Jul 2021
City Car of the Year 2021: Fiat 500
Fiat 500 - header
Fiat 500

City Car of the Year 2021: Fiat 500

The Fiat 500 is the 2021 Auto Express City Car of the Year, with the Hyundai i10 and Volkswagen up! commended
7 Jul 2021
SEAT Mii electric: long-term test review
SEAT Mii electric - long termer final report header
SEAT Mii

SEAT Mii electric: long-term test review

Final report: we bid a fond farewell to the SEAT Mii electric city car
3 Jun 2021
New Fiat 500 2021 review
Fiat 500 - front
Fiat 500 Hatchback

New Fiat 500 2021 review

The electric supermini segment is getting increasingly competitive, so where does the new Fiat 500 fit in?
20 May 2021
New Fiat 500 Hey Google special editions revealed
Fiat 500 Google - front
Fiat 500

New Fiat 500 Hey Google special editions revealed

Fiat’s 500 range now supports Google’s voice command system, and the firm has launched a trio of special edition models to celebrate
31 Mar 2021
New Fiat 500 owners rewarded with cryptocurrency for efficient driving
Fiat 500 cryptocurrency
News

New Fiat 500 owners rewarded with cryptocurrency for efficient driving

Drivers of the new Fiat 500 will receive KiriCoin cryptocurrency by perfecting their sustainable driving style
16 Mar 2021
New 2022 Toyota Aygo to arrive with Yaris inspiration
Toyota Aygo - front (watermarked)
News

New 2022 Toyota Aygo to arrive with Yaris inspiration

The third-generation Toyota Aygo city car will be based on the Yaris Cross and our exclusive images preview how it could look when it hits the market …
3 Mar 2021