Shopping Guide to Buying Small Cars in the UK

When it comes to city driving, small cars dominate the roads in the UK. These compact vehicles are small enough to fit into parking spaces and comfortable enough to drive in the open road. Albeit we are now a few months away to another year, it is not too late to invest in a new car. And if you have your eyes on superminis, here are some of the cars to consider:

  1. MINI Hatchback 

If you have the quid and money is not really an issue, you might want to drive home this powerful, compact car with excellent interior. Although it is a bit cramped at the back, the MINI is stylish and has a character. It also comes in diesel engine and you can choose from the MINI One D and Cooper D that are powered with 1.5-litre engines with two different power outputs. There is also the 2.0-litre Cooper SD. What is great about this hatchback is that its engine is economical despite a slightly higher price tag.

mini cooper

  1. SEAT Ibiza 

This car from Volkswagen was given a facelift and it was a good one. It boasts of a striking design and a powerful engine. This small car has DAB radio, Bluetooth phone, smart LEDs and LED lightning. Moreover, it has been given a five-star rating for safety by the Euro NCAP. Its safety support system includes an autonomous braking system that makes it safer on the road.


  1. FORD Fiesta Hatchback 

What’s there not to like in the best-selling car in the UK? Apart from the myriad of engines to choose from, the Fiesta is fantastic to drive and has a stylish design. Although it is not practical to drive as opposed to some of its contemporaries, with its smaller 290-litre boot, it still remains to be the best car to drive in its class. For your choice of Fiesta that runs on petrol, it is best to go with one of those models powered by the 99 or 123bhp 1.0-litre EcoBoost engines.

Ford Fiesta

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