What alternatives should I consider to a used Toyota Aygo hatchback?
There are many fine rivals in the Aygo’s class.
The Skoda Citigo is even better value than its sister car, the Volkswagen Up. It’s great to drive, with a comfy ride and agile handling, and its interior is very well thought out. Only its limited driving position counts against it.
The Hyundai i10 has been our favourite city car for the past three years. It’s comfortable and refined, the interior is surprisingly roomy and the 1.2 engine is fine for motorway use. It has a grown-up feel to it, too, even if it’s not as well equipped as some of its rivals.
The Kia Picanto handles well, has a smart interior with comfortable seats and comes from new with a transferable seven-year warranty, which means you should enjoy the residue of that if you buy one now. Countered against that, the engine can be noisy at high revs and the ride is a little unsettled in town.