Eight Superminis for under £8000
There is a massive choice of superminis available on the market and at competitive prices
There is a massive choice of superminis available on the market and at competitive prices. The Citroen C1 is approximately £6995 and has proved to be extremely popular, the 1.0i boasts improved fuel economy of up to 65.7mpg over a combined cycle and the emissions make the new Citroen C1 congestion charge exempt.
The Hyundai i10 is priced the same as the Citroen C1, the 1.2 is currently available on PCP finance for just £99 per month. The Hyundai i10 is a well equipped nippy city car. It is capable of 0-62mph in just 12.8 seconds and can reach a top speed of 102mph.
Suzuki have two superminis under the £8000 mark the Suzuki Alto and the Suzuki Splash. All Splash models offer a generous equipment list as standard including four airbags, CD tuner with MP3 player and steering wheel-mounted audio controls; leather-trimmed steering wheel; remote central locking; front electric windows with driver’s auto-down; electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors.
Skoda offer the Citigo priced at approximately £7630, it is powered by a three cylinder petrol engine with one litre of displacement in two versions with 44 kW/60 hp or 55 kW/75 hp. In its most efficient Green tec variant, the new Citigo achieves a mileage of 4.1 l/100 km and CO2 emissions amount to just 96 g CO2/km.
The Seat Mii is currently on offer from only £160 per month the car combines the latest technology with low consumption and gives you all the space you need. The Kia Picanto is priced from £7545 and boasts high quality interior fittings and plenty of class leading features. Congestion charge and road tax is exempt due to the fantastic 99g/km co2 emissions.
Lastly the Volkswagen up! is available with two 1.0 litre three cylinder petrol engine options as well as a BlueMotion technology version.