You’re looking here at the all-new sixth-generation Polo. Yes, honestly; it might look just like the Mk5 that was first seen almost a decade ago, but this is VW’s clean-sheet redesign
For more than 30 years the Micra has been Nissan’s entry-level model, and the all-new car that recently reached showrooms is no exception.
An all-new Vauxhall Astra – the seventh-generation edition – reached showrooms in October 2015. It didn’t look much different from its predecessor, but arguably represented the biggest step forward for the Astra ever
The all-new Fiesta is bigger than before, more highly equipped, safer and built to an even higher standard. In short it’s an absolute cracker; here’s why we love it so much
On balance we’d opt for the £15,295 1.0 TSI SE Design with its panoramic sunroof on top of the regular SE equipment
We’re big fans of Kia here at Intelligent Instructor. The company makes great cars that are well equipped, good to drive and look smart
We’ve long been fans of the Suzuki Swift, ever since the fourth-generation car arrived in 2005 and set the cat among the pigeons and it’s a compelling choice if you’re not bothered about following the crowd
Priced from just £5995 it’s the cheapest new car on sale in the UK, but despite its low price the Sandero is a lot bigger than many cars that cost thousands of pounds more.
As newer cars have come along the MG has been left ever further behind in terms of technology, but some keen prices, an enjoyable driving experience and a healthy dose of practicality go some way for making up this lost ground