Our cars: Hyundai i10, Mazda 3 and the Nissan Qashqai

There's a flaw with the Hyundai's interior illumination, the Mazda is hinting at a tyre swap and the Qashqai's seats are impressing What Car? staff.

Words ByAaron Smith

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Every day we take a look at life with some of the cars we live with on a daily basis. Today, we are looking at the Hyundai i10, Mazda 3 and the Nissan Qashqai.

Digital content manager Matthew Burrow is pleased with the Hyundai i10's interior controls, particularly their positioning close to the driver. However, he's noticed a flaw with the interior lighting. Click here to read more.

The Mazda 3 is advising that a tyre rotation is due. This could be handy, as front tyres naturally wear quicker on a front-wheel drive car and vice-versa for rear tyres on a rear-wheel drive car. Regular custodian of the Japanese hatchback, digital editor Nigel Donnelly, has found a way of switching the warning off, though. To find out how, click here.

Mark Pearson, our database editor, transported himself and three other What Car? hacks to an event in central London last week. Click here to read the overall impressions of the Qashqai's rear seats and the research and development carried out by Nissan in fine-tuning the comfort.

Read all the updates on life with our long-term test fleet.