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Dacia Sandero

The new Dacia Sandero has been highly praised for its value for money, comfort and practicality. Unfortunately, its safety rating is poor.

Citroën Ami

The Citroën Ami is a pint-sized solution to the modern issues of inner-city transport, but has several shortcomings when compared to a full-size car.

Renault Twingo (2014 to 2019)

The Renault Twingo is a nimble and surprisingly spacious city car with stylish looks, but its rivals offered more exciting performance.

Dacia Duster (2010 to 2017)

The first-generation Dacia Duster was a small SUV with unparrelled affordability, but buying one required some interior quality compromises.

Fiat Tipo

The Fiat Tipo has received generally poor media reviews, which has resulted in an Expert Rating that is currently the lowest in its class.

Skoda Fabia

The Skoda Fabia is a practical supermini and stand-out value-for-money package, but rivals have better interior quality.

Skoda Citigo (2012 to 2019)

No longer on sale, the Skoda Citigo stood out from a competitive city car crowd thanks to its value-for-money and impressive fuel economy.

Toyota Aygo X

The Toyota Aygo X is a stylish and well-equipped city car, but journalists agree that the lack of electrification across the range is a shame.