Best and worst small cheap cars on Motability 2018

Are you eligible for the Motability scheme? Confused about which car to go for? Here's our pick of the best and worst small cars on the scheme

Words By Claire Evans

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1. Seat Ibiza

The Seat Ibiza is the best small car that you can buy. It's good to drive, has strong petrol engines and is remarkably spacious. It's also surprisingly well equipped, with standard kit on our preferred version including a colour touchscreen infotainment system and automatic lights and windscreen wipers. Whichever version you choose, you'll also get automatic emergency braking. The weekly rental cost is Β£58, with no Advance Payment, so it's great value too.

Read the full Seat Ibiza review

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The cheap small Motability cars to avoid

Mitsubishi Mirage

The Mitsubishi Mirage may look enticing on paper, with every model emitting less than 100g/km of CO2, but there are many better cars available that do the same.

It’s noisy, feels cheap inside and is hard to get comfortable in, because there isn't enough seat adjustment. It's also poor to drive compared with its rivals.

Read the full Mitsubishi Mirage review

Alfa Romeo Mito

The Alfa Romeo Mito looks good, but there is not a whole lot more going for it. Rivals trump it for driving manners and interior space and quality.

Read the full Alfa Romeo Mito review

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