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Looking for a supermini that will take the bite out of the credit crunch? Then keep reading.

Here are six of the best 08-plate bargains that not only cost less to buy than factory-fresh models, but also have low running costs, too.

All the cars listed are about a year old, have fewer than 5000 miles on the clock and can be bought from £3700.

Here's what you should be expecting to pay for these superminis.

Kia Picanto 1.1 ICE 5dr
'08 onwards
From £3695
Economy 53.3mpg
Road tax band C
Insurance group 3
This cheeky Picanto comes with air-con, a CD player and electric windows.

Fiat Panda 1.1 Active 5dr
'08 onwards
From £3950
Economy 49.6mpg
Road tax band C
Insurance group 1
The Panda has a reputation for reliability, and it's surprisingly fun to drive.

Volkswagen Fox 1.2 Urban 3dr
From £4900
Economy 46.3mpg
Road tax band C
Insurance group 1
Classy and compact, the Fox is frugal and fun for under £5000.

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style 3dr
From £4995
Economy 47.1mpg
Road tax band C
Insurance group 3
The dependable Ford Fiesta has room for four inside, and it's good to drive, too.

Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 Breeze 3dr
From £5495
Economy 48.7mpg
Road tax band C
Insurance group 2
Refined, spacious and great to drive: the Corsa is one of the best superminis available.

Honda Jazz 1.2 i-DSI 5dr
From £5500
Economy 51.4mpg
Road tax band C
Insurance group 3
Surprisingly spacious inside: the Jazz is reliable, practical, and holds it value well.

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