5) Vauxhall Viva
Vauxhall’s small city car has five doors, five seats and a great deal of practicality. The 40/60 split folding rear seat adds to the car’s flexibility. The Viva’s 1.0 litre, three-cylinder petrol engine produces a peak output of 74 hp. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual. Fuel efficiency is claimed to be 54 mpg in city driving.
Optional extras on the base variant of the car include an infotainment system compatible with Apple and Android devices. This system comes with a 7-inch color touchscreen and Bluetooth connectivity as standard. Features on the vehicle’s display allow occupants to make calls, send and receive messages and listen to music either from the touchscreen or by using voice commands. Also available is the 4G in-car Wi-Fi hotspot, which can connect up to seven devices simultaneously.
The OnStar variant of the Viva has in-built automatic crash response, stolen vehicle assistance, remote vehicle diagnostics and many other useful extras.