The Vauxhall Corsa is keenly priced if you choose carefully, but it's outclassed by newer rivals in most other areas. The Volkswagen Polo and Seat Ibiza are the most rounded small cars on the market, but if you want something that's great fun to drive, it's also worth considering the Ford Fiesta.read the full model review
Gets air conditioning, automatic lights and wipers and a 7.0in touchscreen infotainment system, plus more supportive front sports seats and 16in alloy wheels. Shame it isn't cheaper, though.
The engine to go for. Doesn't cost much more to buy than the non-turbocharged engines, but much punchier and even reasonably efficient.