Best and worst city cars

Need a small, nippy car to take the strain out of the urban slog? Check out our favourite city cars - and the ones to avoid...

1. Best and worst city cars
Best city cars
Toyota Aygo
Toyota Aygo interior
Renault Twingo
Renault Twingo interior
Smart ForFour
Smart ForFour interior
Vauxhall Viva
Vauxhall Viva interior
Seat Mii
Seat Mii interior
Suzuki Celerio
Suzuki Celerio interior
Volkswagen Up
Volkswagen Up interior
Skoda Citigo
Skoda Citigo interior
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10 interior
Kia Picanto
Kia Picanto interior
Vauxhall Adam
Fiat 500
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If you live in a city, or commute to one every day, consider a compact hatchback, because it'll fit into the smallest of parking spaces and it should be cheap to run.

The best city cars are affordable to buy and sup gently on fuel, so they won't break the bank. Here we've looked at our top 10 city cars and pointed out the ones you should avoid. If you're thinking of switiching to an electric car, check out our Best EVs top 10.

Here's our pick of the new cars on sale today that are best suited to life in the city.

And, don't forget, before you start shopping for your new car, take a look at What Car? New Car Buying to see how much we could save you on your next car.

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