Small first car
Name: Ewan Gerard
Drives: Lexus IS
Wants: 'Something small that's suitable for my 17-year-old daughter to drive.
It must be economical and have five seats oh, and air-conditioning is a must.'
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HYUNDAI i10 1.2 Classic
Target Price: 6780
Cheap as chips and, unlike most budget cars, this one has air-con as standard. It's no road rocket, but the 1.2 petrol engine should manage 56mpg.
Rear passengers won't fancy long journeys, though.
FIAT Grande Punto 1.4 Dynamic 5dr, '08/08
Great to look at and good enough to drive, the Punto is seriously good value, and Dynamic trim comes with air-con as standard.
This 1.4 petrol version should manage nearly 50mpg.
VAUXHALL Corsa 1.4i 16v Club (AC) 5dr, '07/56
This supermini a former What Car? Car of the Year.
The Vauxhall Corsa won't be quite as cheap to run as the Hyundai, but it's a much bigger and better car. It should do over 48mpg.