Small Cars

Small hatchbacks are versatile and that's why they're one of the most popular types of car on the used market. They come in many shapes and sizes and are popular with younger drivers for their low insurance and economical engines, as well as anyone looking for a nimble and simple runaround. Plus, some models have a performance option, for those of you wanting more bite under the bonnet. Browse our range of used small cars at CarShop below:

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Popular Small Car models

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Fiat 500

The iconic Fiat 500's funky styling is heavily inspired by its predecessors of the 1950s to the 1970s. It's ideal for short, urban commutes or small shopping trips and most models qualify for low tax. Later models come with a touchscreen infotainment system, and the top spec Lounge model can be found with cruise control, parking sensors and a sunroof.

  • Stylish looks guaranteed to turn heads
  • Economical engines
  • Very agile
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Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta is well-loved by all sorts of drivers. Most models on the used market can be found with the renowned Ecoboost petrol engine. However, a highly economical diesel engine is also available, while the high-performance ST's turbocharged 1.5 litre engine produces 200 bhp and has a 0-60 time of just 6.5 seconds.

  • Impressive range of engines available
  • Most models well-equipped
  • Smooth and comfortable drive
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Peugeot 208

The Peugeot 208 is a stylish choice, with many of the models having plenty of features to make journeys a breeze too. The mid range Active model comes with Bluetooth and DAB radio as standard, while higher spec models feature the likes of Sat Nav, parking sensors and panoramic sunroof. Plus, the top of the range GTi has a mighty turbocharged 1.6 litre petrol engine if you're looking for a more thrilling drive!

  • Great range of engines
  • High spec trims available
  • Low running costs
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Toyota Aygo

The Aygo is built on the same factory line as the Peugeot 108 and Citroen C1, so share almost all the same parts and engines apart from the exterior, with the Aygo being the most distinctive of the three. Economical, zero tax (pre-April 2017) and low insurance groups make these cars great for new drivers.

  • Compact and comfortable city cars
  • Great for new drivers
  • Economical
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Vauxhall Corsa

A great car for a new driver, many models of the Vauxhall Corsa are superb value for money, some coming with cruise control, Bluetooth and heated windscreen as standard. Higher spec cars can be found with heated seats, smartphone mirroring and parking sensors that will make the journeys smoother.

  • Low running costs
  • Affordable to buy
  • Stylish exterior
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Volkswagen Up!

This pokey VW shares the same platform as the Seat Mii and Skoda Citigo, with very subtle differences in looks. They're very cheap to run and insure, making them perfect for new drivers. The interior is comfortable and simple with a CD player and auxiliary input as standard. Higher spec models can be found with a portable navigation system that also enables Bluetooth connectivity.

  • Very low running costs
  • Smart and comfortable interior
  • Great build quality
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Used car finance packages

Buying a car outright can sometimes be a challenge, which is why we have various finance options available. Browse the full range of information below to find the option that best suits you.

Hire Purchase (HP)

Want to make monthly payments over a term that suits you and keep the car?

  • Pay a fixed amount for a fixed number of months
  • No need to estimate mileage
  • At the end of the agreement, you'll own the car
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Personal Contract Purchase (PCP)

Want a tailored and flexible finance plan with three final payment options?

  • Pay an agreed amount across a pre-agreed term
  • Set mileage limits so you don't incur extra costs
  • At the end of the term, you can buy the car, return it or use it as part exchange
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