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Best small automatic cars 2020
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City cars

Best small automatic cars 2020

You can't beat an auto if you want a relaxed drive. We've picked ten of the best affordable automatics on sale today...
7 Apr 2021
New Skoda Fabia prototype review
Skoda Fabia prototype - front
Skoda Fabia

New Skoda Fabia prototype review

We get to grips with the new Skoda Fabia supermini ahead of its official arrival later this year
25 Feb 2021
New Dacia Sandero Stepway Bi-Fuel 2021 review
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Dacia Sandero Stepway

New Dacia Sandero Stepway Bi-Fuel 2021 review

At just under £11k, the new Dacia Sandero Stepway is one of the best value-for-money cars on the market
24 Feb 2021
New Kia Rio 2021 review
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Kia Rio

New Kia Rio 2021 review

Kia Rio supermini gets mild-hybrid powertrain plus clever manual transmission as part of refresh
12 Feb 2021
Used Mazda 2 review
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Mazda 2

Used Mazda 2 review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Mazda 2 covering the Mazda 2 Mk2 (2017-2014) and Mazda 2 Mk3 (2015-date)
11 Feb 2021
Audi A1 to be ditched in shift to more electric cars
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Audi A1

Audi A1 to be ditched in shift to more electric cars

Time is likely to be called on the Audi A1 as the German brand looks to shore-up its electric car offering
9 Feb 2021
Hyundai i20 review
Hyundai i20
Hyundai i20

Hyundai i20 review

It's not flawless, but the latest Hyundai i20 is the firm’s most competitive entrant into the supermini market yet
9 Feb 2021

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Renault Clio Iconic: long-term test review
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Renault Clio

Renault Clio Iconic: long-term test review

Final report: the virus limited our time in the French ’mini, but its qualities still shone through
8 Feb 2021
Ford Fiesta review
Ford Fiesta - front driving
Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta review

The Fiesta is good fun and remains a solid buy, despite increasingly strong competition.
4 Feb 2021
Cheapest cars on sale 2021
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Best cars & vans

Cheapest cars on sale 2021

Not looking to splash the cash and in need of a new car bargain? Then look no further as we list the cheapest cars on sale in the UK right now  
29 Jan 2021
New MINI facelift revealed with updated look and added tech
MINI 3-door hatch facelift - front
MINI MINI

New MINI facelift revealed with updated look and added tech

The MINI range has been revised for 2021, with the hatch, Convertible and Electric models all getting a range of styling tweaks
26 Jan 2021
Used Nissan Micra review
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Nissan Micra Hatchback

Used Nissan Micra review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Nissan Micra covering the Micra Mk5 (2016-date)
16 Jan 2021
Vauxhall Corsa VXR on course for electric 2022 comeback
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Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall Corsa VXR on course for electric 2022 comeback

Vauxhall will once again square-up to the Ford Fiesta ST, with hot new, pure-electric version of the Corsa VXR
10 Jan 2021
30 years of Renault Clio
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30 years of Renault Clio

We say bon anniversaire to the legendary Renault Clio as it turns 30
22 Dec 2020
Best used small cars 2021
Best cars & vans

Best used small cars 2021

Our guide to the best used small cars for 2021, covering the top second hand city cars and superminis
21 Dec 2020
New Dacia Sandero 2021 review
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Dacia Sandero

New Dacia Sandero 2021 review

The all-new Dacia Sandero hatchback belies its budget badge while staying true to its brand
16 Dec 2020
Used Kia Venga review
Kia Venga

Used Kia Venga review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Kia Venga covering the Venga Mk1 (2010-2019)
8 Dec 2020
Hyundai i20 vs Ford Fiesta
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Hyundai i20 vs Ford Fiesta

Two mild-hybrid superminis go head-to-head as we test new Hyundai i20 against Ford Fiesta
5 Dec 2020
Vauxhall Corsa and Corsa-e updated for 2021
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Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall Corsa and Corsa-e updated for 2021

Adjustment for Vauxhall Corsa range, offering a broader range of trim-levels and a new 128bhp petrol engine
25 Nov 2020
New Renault Clio E-Tech Hybrid 2020 review
Renault Clio Hatchback

New Renault Clio E-Tech Hybrid 2020 review

The new Renault Clio E-Tech Hybrid is a welcome addition to the impressive supermini’s range
25 Nov 2020
New Suzuki Swift 2020 review
Suzuki Swift

New Suzuki Swift 2020 review

The Suzuki Swift has been facelifted for 2020, but have the changes boosted its appeal? We find out...
9 Nov 2020
New 2021 Hyundai i20 N revealed: 201bhp for £22k Fiesta ST rival
Hyundai i20

New 2021 Hyundai i20 N revealed: 201bhp for £22k Fiesta ST rival

The new Hyundai i20 N is the Koran brand’s second hot hatch and it goes after the class-leading Ford Fiesta ST with the promise of a bargain price tag
23 Oct 2020
New Hyundai i20 2020 review
Hyundai i20

New Hyundai i20 2020 review

Is the new Hyundai i20 a real rival to the Renault Clio and Ford Fiesta in the supermini class?
22 Oct 2020
Supermini of the Year 2020: Renault Clio
Renault Clio

Supermini of the Year 2020: Renault Clio

The Renault Clio is the 2020 Auto Express Supermini of the Year, with the Ford Fiesta and Toyota Yaris commended
13 Oct 2020
Toyota Yaris review
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Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris review

An efficient hybrid powertrain, sporty styling and high standard specs make the Toyota Yaris a key contender in the supermini segment.
13 Oct 2020
New 2020 Kia Rio facelift on sale now from £13,995
Kia Rio

New 2020 Kia Rio facelift on sale now from £13,995

The Kia Rio supermini has been updated with a fresh engine range, some new tech and a few design changes
1 Oct 2020
New sporty Hyundai i20 N Line revealed for 2020
Hyundai i20

New sporty Hyundai i20 N Line revealed for 2020

Pepped-up Hyundai i20 N Line supermini comes with hot makeover, but wait goes on for Fiesta ST rivalling i20 N
29 Sep 2020
Peugeot 208 review
Peugeot 208

Peugeot 208 review

The new Peugeot 208 is great to look at and offers good performance, but can’t eclipse the best in the supermini class.
22 Sep 2020
New Toyota Yaris 2020 review
Toyota Yaris Hatchback

New Toyota Yaris 2020 review

The new hybrid-only Toyota Yaris supermini is a serious rival for the Ford Fiesta
11 Aug 2020
Used Suzuki Baleno review
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Used Suzuki Baleno review

A full used buyer's guide to the Suzuki Baleno (2015-2020)
4 Aug 2020
New 2020 Toyota Yaris supermini to cost from £19,910 in the UK
Toyota Yaris

New 2020 Toyota Yaris supermini to cost from £19,910 in the UK

UK prices and specs for the new Toyota Yaris supermini have been revealed, with first deliveries expected in September
31 Jul 2020
Honda Jazz review
Honda Jazz

Honda Jazz review

The Honda Jazz supermini delivers practicality, excellent fuel economy and improved on-board tech, but cheaper rivals could prove tempting.
24 Jul 2020
Volkwagen introduces United trim editions for its Polo, T-Cross and T-Roc models
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Volkwagen introduces United trim editions for its Polo, T-Cross and T-Roc models

United models add more kit to trio of compact Volkswagens, but at a reduced price over the trim levels on which they’re based
24 Jul 2020
New electric Renault Zoe Van joins the range
Renault Zoe Van

New electric Renault Zoe Van joins the range

The van version of popular electric Renault Zoe supermini joins the Renault Pro+ commercial vehicle line-up, starting from £25,180
17 Jul 2020