Car Reviews

Citroen C3

Citroens are also innovative once more; in the case of the top-spec C3 tested here there are Airbumps in the flanks to protect the bodywork and an integral dashcam is a first.

Kia Rio

The range-topping Rio 3 gets climate control, seven-inch display, heated front seats and steering wheel, navigation and automatic wipers

Toyota Yaris

The current Yaris is the third iteration of a car that first went on sale in 2011. As such it’s getting long in the tooth

Suzuki Baleno

This small family hatch is the same size as a Corsa or Fiesta but feels bigger inside – not quite as big as a Focus or Astra, but not far off. What’s really impressive about the Baleno is how much you get for your money

Vauxhall Corsa

Few cars are as important to the world of driving instruction as the Vauxhall Corsa. For years this supermini, one of the UK’s most popular, has been a staple of driving schools and instructors across the nation

Skoda Fabia

The Skoda Fabia has always been a likeable car, and thanks to its use of Volkswagen Group technology it’s always been a very competent one too

Audi A3

If you’re looking to impress your pupils, a posh badge will do the trick, and in the affordable world Audi’s four-ringed badge is as posh as they come

Peugeot 2008

Sharper looks make the 2008 appear more modern but ultimately this is still just a high-riding supermini, which is why it might be just the job for your pupils

Mini Cooper

The original Mini was the world’s first classless car and the 21st century edition is no different thanks to the opportunity to choose pretty much whatever spec you want, from cheap to very costly