You’ll want it to be small so you can nip into tighter parking spaces and gaps in city traffic, and you’ll also want it to have a peppy engine and fast driving responses to help you pull away easily at traffic lights.
As you’ll be spending a bit of time behind the wheel, you want the inside to be comfortable, easy to use, and nice to sit in, and you’ll want the car to be affordable to buy, run and repair.
On top of that, if it’s got a bit of style and a decent amount of equipment, then even better. Here are our picks of the best city cars.
- Peugeot 108 – the affordable one
- VW Up – the fancy one
- Renault Zoe – the electric one
- Dacia Sandero Stepway – the practical one
- Smart Fortwo Cabriolet – the convertible one