Subaru Justy (2007–2010)
Really a rebadged Daihatsu Sirion or Perodua MYVI, with the big advantage of the 69PS 1.0 3-cylinder engine shared by the Citroen C1, Peugeot 107 and Toyota Aygo that gets it into the £35pa tax bracket.
Does 99mph, 0-60 in 13.5 seconds, 56.5mpg combined and emits just 118g/km C02. Group 5 insurance.
Well equipped with 5 doors, ABS with EBD, air-conditioning, driver, passenger and curtain airbags, alloy wheels, rev counter, fuel economy read-out, radio/CD player with Aux input, rear parking sensors, four electric windows, remote central and an alarm.
3 year or 60,000 mile warranty and 12 year no perforation corrosion warranty.