Massive Hyundai is big on space and value, but short on refinement and style.
Citroen’s rival to the BMW 3 Series has since gone on to create its own standalone brand. It’s flawed, but a very affordable way to get some luxury motoring on your driveway.
Citroen's van with windows, but one not without some hints of Gallic charm. Hugely practical too.
Built in India, the Pixo was Nissan's answer to the growing city car marketplace.
A seven-seat full-sized MPV, the Volkswagen Sharan is a big, spacious family hauler for those putting practicality first.
The Suzuki Alto is a city car built for the cut and thrust of town traffic, taking up tiny space yet offering decent passenger room inside and costing very little to run.
The Peugeot 107 is compact and no-nonsense transport for those looking for an inexpensive urban run-around.
Kia's Picanto arrived in Europe in 2004 and was sold until 2011 when it was replaced by the second-generation model.
Introduced in 2000, the 147 followed Alfa Romeo's usual formula for its Volkswagen Golf-rivalling hatchback, giving it seductive looks inside and out.
A car born of Volkswagen Group's platform sharing, the SEAT Alhambra is the Spanish firm's version of the Volkswagen Sharan.