Top 10 city cars | Croydon, London | McCarthy Cars

Top 10 city cars

Living in town often demands a car that is both practical for urban motoring and spacious enough to accommodate your everyday needs. If you need a hand deciding which used cars might be best for your commute, here are some of the best options.

1. Volkswagen up!

Classy, compact and economical, the Volkswagen up! provides plenty of head-turning style and engines that are strong yet efficient. Plus, with its small dimensions, parking anywhere is a breeze.

2. Renault ZOE

If you’re keen to cut your emissions completely, the Renault ZOE is a great option. It’s 100% electric and delivers a nippy, confident drive, which enables you to keep pace with traffic easily.

3. SKODA Citigo

Comfy and practical, the Citigo is at home on city streets, but holds its own on the open road too. It’s a reliable and flexible partner for all your daily motoring needs, with a high quality cabin that has room for a growing family.

4. Kia Picanto

The Kia Picanto ticks a lot of boxes for urban drivers. With five doors, it’s practical for young families, while the 1.0-litre petrol engine provides power and economy in equal measure. Plus, any model under seven years old benefits from the remainder of Kia’s class-leading warranty.

5. Vauxhall Viva

With affordable running costs and a modern, chic exterior, the Viva is a great choice for those who want to combine style and practicality. This smart hatch is well equipped and fun to drive, making it a top choice for first-time buyers.


6. Toyota Aygo

Toyota is renowned for its reliability, so if you need a car you ca depend on, the Aygo is for you. Later editions have all the mod cons, while the sprightly engine options ensure nipping around town is simple.

7. Citroen C1

Strikingly stylish and hugely efficient, the Citroen C1 has all the bases covered when it comes to city driving. With fuel economy exceeding 65mpg, compact dimensions to make manoeuvring simple and lots of character, it’s a solid choice for many motorists.

8. Smart ForFour

Quirky and fun to drive, the Smart ForFour offers lively performance, a good level of safety equipment and a high-quality cabin, all of which make for a first-class on-road experience.

9. Peugeot 208

If you’re in need of a little extra space to accommodate family and friends, the 208 is a great option. It’s capable in town and at higher speeds, is equipped with a spacious cabin and well-sized boot, and has plenty of kit to make each journey enjoyable.

10. Hyundai i10

Affordable to buy and run, the i10 is nippy little runner that offers contemporary style, a comfy interior and remarkable efficiency. Delivering over 65mpg and proving easy to manoeuvre thanks to accurate steering, it’s ideal for young families.

To find out more about the used city cars available from McCarthy Cars in Croydon, or for help finding your ideal model, contact us today.