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65-plate Special: The best new city cars


Our pick of the best 65-plate city cars.
Vauxhall Viva review

Vauxhall Viva review (2015)


Is it possible to write a review of the new Vauxhall Viva without mentioning the original Viva, which was built between 1963 and 1979? In reality...
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First Drive review: Honda Jazz (2015)


The exterior may not immediately inspire amorous feelings but Honda’s bestseller is apparently the ultimate passion wagon.
2015 Fiat 500 Pop review

First Drive review: Fiat 500 1.2 Pop


Sometimes you've just got to be brave. Sometimes you’ve got to be prepared to set aside
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Images and details of new Fiat 500 released . . . can...


Fiat has launched the replacement for its hugely successful 500, but most buyers would be hard pushed to spot the updates
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Smart Forfour Mk2 review (2015-on)


It's stating the obvious but the genius of the original two-seater Smart car (now known as the Fortwo) was its impossibly...
Vauxhall Adam Grand Slam review

First Drive review: Vauxhall Adam Grand Slam (2015)


Despite its sporty looks, Vauxhall’s Adam Grand Slam lacks the attitude and inclination to tear up the neighbourhood, says Giles Smith
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Five funky city cars for £5,000


Call them what you like – small cars, city cars, runarounds, first cars – but one thing's for certain: they should be affordable to buy and run
First Drive review: Smart Fortwo (2015)

First Drive review: Smart Fortwo (2015)


Springtime for Lego: a study recently declared the Danish company the world’s most powerful brand. It had dethroned Ferrari...
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First Drive review: Mazda2 (2015)


Not only has the new Mazda2 gone upmarket, it stretches the boundaries of a supermini and its links to the digital world are cutting edge...
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First Drive review: Smart Fortwo Passion (2015)


Its dashboard may resemble Cookie Monster, the goggle-eyed character from Sesame Street but the newly bulked-up city car is fit for purpose...
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Top 100 Cars 2014: Top 10 City Cars


It's no longer sufficient for a city car simply to be small enough to park in the tightest space, have the boot space for a supermarket shop and boast...