Which small car has a reliable automatic gearbox?

I'm looking to buy a new or nearly new small vehicle but need an automatic due to disability to left hand. I've read reviews and it appears that the Hyundai i10 1.2 SE auto and the Skoda Fabia 1.2 TSI SE DSG stand out. Although I really like the new Suzuki Ignis, I'm concerned about the type of automatic gearbox on it. Do you have any thoughts about which of these, or anything else in similar price range, is best?

Asked on 11 February 2017 by Wendy Glynn

Answered by Honest John
The Ignis' 'auto' has an automated manual transmission, which is not a good idea. The Fabia has a 7-speed dry clutch DSG that has proved troublesome. The Hyundai i10 1.2 and KIA Picanto 1.2 both have conventional 4-speed torque converter automatics that are very reliable.
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