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New Superminis

80 New Superminis reviews available

  • Abarth 500 (2009-)

    Fiat 500 Abarth

    New price: £14,230 - £33,457

    The new Abarth 500, is a beefed-up version of Fiat's 500 city car. But how does the turbo version of Fiat's 1.4 engine rate in the Which? test.
  • Alfa Romeo MiTo (2008-)

    Alfa Romeo MiTo

    New price: £12,295 - £21,595

    Should Alfa Romeo's stylish MiTo supermini be considered a serious rival to the Mini? We put the Italian marque through its paces.
  • Audi A1 (2010-)

    Audia1-1

    New price: £14,150 - £25,520

    Behind the wheel of Audi's pricey-yet-popular supermini. Does the VW Polo-based A1 live up to the high expectations of the brand?
  • Audi A1 TFSI (185) (2012-)

    01-Audi-A1-TFSI

    New price: £17,250 - £25,520

    The A1 TFSI 180bhp is Audi's answer to the VW Polo GTI. How does it stack up against the supermini hot hatch?
  • BMW i3 (2013-)

    BMWi3 1 review

    New price: £30,680 - £35,830

    Is BMW's i3 the first electric car to appeal to your heart as well as your head?
  • Chevrolet Aveo (2008-2012)

    chevrolet aveo 1

    New price: £9,315 - £12,820

    The wallet-friendly Chevrolet Aveo, a compact supermini, could save you a packet. But does the low price mean low quality?
  • Chevrolet Aveo (2012-)

    Chevrolet Aveo 2012

    New price: £9,880 - £14,095

    The new Chevrolet Aveo, launched in the UK in 2012, is a strikingly styled five-door hatchback aimed at the budget supermini market. Can it do better than the decidely poor old-shape Aveo?
  • Chevrolet Matiz (2005-2010)

    Chevrolet Matiz 1

    New price: £6,995 - £9,335

    The Chevrolet Matiz is a compact city car produced from 2005 onwards, but it started life as the Daewoo Matiz in 1998. We check for signs of ageing.
  • Chevrolet Spark (2010-)

    Chevrolet Spark blue static f3q

    New price: £7,410 - £11,230

    We drive Chevrolet's latest city car, the Spark. It's certainly cheap - and the advertising tells us the Spark is practical - so is it cheerful too?
  • Chrysler Ypsilon (2011-)

    Chrysler Ypsilon 1

    New price: £10,785 - £15,695

    Chrysler's new supermini Ypsilon is essentially a rebadged Lancia, itself derived from the Fiat 500 platform. Is this a credible newcomer in a very competitive market segment?
  • Citroen C3 (2010-)

    Citroen C3 1

    New price: £10,890 - £17,040

    Citroen's latest C3 supermini is a more refined offering than before. We find out how it rates against well established rivals, such as the Mini, VW's Polo and the Fiat Panda.
  • Citroën C1 (2005-)

    Citroen C1 2012 1

    New price: £8,095 - £11,280

    The C1 is a small city car sharing underpinnings with Toyota's Aygo and Peugeot's 107. Read on for the full review and test data.

Used Superminis

82 Used Superminis reviews available

  • Abarth 500 (2009-)

    Fiat 500 Abarth

    Used price: From £11,095

    The new Abarth 500, is a beefed-up version of Fiat's 500 city car. But how does the turbo version of Fiat's 1.4 engine rate in the Which? test.
  • Alfa Romeo MiTo (2008-)

    Alfa Romeo MiTo

    Used price: From £7,995

    Should Alfa Romeo's stylish MiTo supermini be considered a serious rival to the Mini? We put the Italian marque through its paces.
  • Audi A1 (2010-)

    Audia1-1

    Used price: From £11,695

    Behind the wheel of Audi's pricey-yet-popular supermini. Does the VW Polo-based A1 live up to the high expectations of the brand?
  • Audi A1 TFSI (185) (2012-)

    01-Audi-A1-TFSI

    Used price: From £17,895

    The A1 TFSI 180bhp is Audi's answer to the VW Polo GTI. How does it stack up against the supermini hot hatch?
  • Audi A2 (2000-2005)

    Audi A2 silver driving f3q

    Used price: From £3,195

    Audi's premium supermini, built from 2000-2005
  • Chevrolet Aveo (2008-2012)

    chevrolet aveo 1

    Used price: From £3,775

    The wallet-friendly Chevrolet Aveo, a compact supermini, could save you a packet. But does the low price mean low quality?
  • Chevrolet Kalos (2005-2008)

    Chevrolet Kalos 1

    Used price: From £1,725

    The Korean-built Chevrolet Kalos supermini, formerly sold as a Daewoo, was cheap new and a steal used. So what are the downsides?
  • Chevrolet Matiz (2005-2010)

    Chevrolet Matiz 1

    Used price: From £2,350

    The Chevrolet Matiz is a compact city car produced from 2005 onwards, but it started life as the Daewoo Matiz in 1998. We check for signs of ageing.
  • Chevrolet Spark (2010-)

    Chevrolet Spark blue static f3q

    Used price: From £4,475

    We drive Chevrolet's latest city car, the Spark. It's certainly cheap - and the advertising tells us the Spark is practical - so is it cheerful too?
  • Citroen C3 (2010-)

    Citroen C3 1

    Used price: From £6,995

    Citroen's latest C3 supermini is a more refined offering than before. We find out how it rates against well established rivals, such as the Mini, VW's Polo and the Fiat Panda.
  • Citroën C1 (2005-)

    Citroen C1 2012 1

    Used price: From £3,350

    The C1 is a small city car sharing underpinnings with Toyota's Aygo and Peugeot's 107. Read on for the full review and test data.
  • Citroën C2 (2003-2009)

    Citroen C2 1

    Used price: From £2,350

    Full review and test data for the Citroën C2, a quirky and compact hatchback, produced from 2003 onwards.

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