Best used hot hatches

With scintillating pace, sensational handling, sensible prices and space for the whole family, used hot hatches have it all. Here are the best on the market today...

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The recipe for creating the perfect hot hatch is simple: take a practical hatchback body. Add in a thumping great engine with lots of power. Garnish with a sweet suspension set-up that makes it great fun to drive. And… well, that’s about it, actually.

Hot hatches are immensely popular here in the UK because they manage to provide all things to all people. And that popularity has two huge benefits for buyers: firstly, there’s a wealth of different models to choose from, and secondly, there are plenty of examples around on the used market, which makes it easy to find a bargain buy.

But which used hot hatch is best for you? Well, to help you work it out, we’ve put together our top 10 list.

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