Which small auto is most reliable?

My wife would like a new small automatic hatchback. She really likes the Honda Jazz but has test driven one and finds it to be too slow. What would you suggest we look at that is practical, easy to drive in traffic and has a little bit more performance and has reliable automatic gearbox?

Asked on 17 October 2016 by Stephen Koch

Answered by Honest John
The Mazda 2 and Suzuki Baleno. PSA also fits its 1.2 PureTech 110 and EAT6 torque converter auto to the Peugeot 2008 and the new Citroen C3 coming in 2017, but the EAT 6 works better with the 1.2 PureTech 130 in the 308 and C4 Picasso. Mazda 2 auto, Suzuki Baleno auto, Citroen C3 auto all tested at www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/
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