Best compact cars to buy in 2022


Superminis are big sellers in the UK. Here we highlight our top choices, including some of the best small electric cars on sale today.
Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of diesel

Ten petrol cars to buy instead of a diesel


Feeling guilty about driving a diesel car and not ready for pure-electric just yet? Here are 10 efficient petrol and hybrid alternatives.
Audi A1 driving

Audi A1 supermini won't be replaced


Audi bosses confirm that the Audi A1 won't last beyond the current generation because tighter emissions legislation.
2020 Toyota Yaris Hybrid

2020 Toyota Yaris: prices, tech and on sale date


An all-new Toyota Yaris will arrive in Britain next year, boasting better handling, safety and fuel economy than ever before.
2019 Audi A1 Citycarver: engines, practicality, prices and release date

2019 Audi A1 Citycarver: details and launch date


Even supermins aren't immune from the car industry's SUV craze, as the Audi A1 has been given a new, crossover-style "Citycarver" makeover.
Sunday Times Motor Awards 2019: Best Citycar and Small Car of the Year. Vauxhall Corsa

Motor Awards: Best Small Car of the Year nominees


Voting is open in the Sunday Times Motor Awards 2019, Here is the rundown of all the contenders for Best Citycar and Small Car of the Year.
2019 Vauxhall Corsa: prices, engines, details, electric range and release date

2019 Vauxhall Corsa: prices, engines and specs


As a successor to one of the UK's most popular cars, the new Vauxhall Corsa has big boots to fill when it goes on sale later this year.
2020 Renault Zoe: prices, electric range, specs and release date

2020 Renault Zoe: prices, electric range and specs


With a new interior and 30% more range liberated from the battery, the Renault Zoe electric supermini has had its most thorough overhaul to date.
2019 Peugeot 208 and e-208: prices, details, electric range and on sale date

2019 Peugeot 208 and e-208: range, price and specs


A new Peugeot 208 will go on sale later this year — and, for the first time ever, you'll be able to order one with pure-electric power.
2018 Sunday Times Motor Awards 2018: Best City / Small cars

Motor Awards: Vote for your best city / small car


Voting is open in The Sunday Times Motor Awards 2018. Here is a rundown of the City/Small Car of the Year presented by Virgin Radio contenders.
Pensioner makes wrong turn onto railway line in Toyota Aygo

Pensioner drives on railway line in Toyota Aygo


Part of Newcastle's metro network was brought to a standstill yesterday, after a pensioner drove a Toyota Aygo along a portion of the track.
2017 Renault Zoe electric car long-term road test review by Will Dron for Sunday Times Driving

Extended test: 2017 Renault Zoe


Will a pure-electric Renault Zoe prove to be a practical solution during the winter months? Will Dron will be finding out in this extended test.
Mazda Great Drives: The island of Sao Miguel in the Azores

Great Drives: The island of Sao Miguel


The first thing you need to know about Sao Miguel is — where it is. The volcanic island is part of the Azores, the archipelago that sits in...