Getting comfortable isn’t terribly easy, because you can’t adjust the reach of the steering wheel, and moving it up or down upsets the angle. The high seating position isn’t exactly sporty, but it does give a good view of the road. The simple design of the dashboard means it's easier to use than a knife and fork.
Ford Ka space & practicality
As city cars go, it's not too bad. Larger rear passengers won’t fancy a long trip, but those up front are well catered for. The boot’s a reasonable size, too – if you can haul your gear over the lofty lip. The rear seats fold down, but they aren’t split in the cheaper models.
Ford Ka equipment
Entry-level Studio trim doesn't get much kit at all – it misses out on electric windows, central locking and air-conditioning, for example. Our favourite trim, Edge, has these, plus extra body-coloured exterior trim and more cabin storage. Zetec models have alloy wheels and a heated windscreen, so are worth it if you need these, but you can buy a far more accomplished rival for the same money.