For daily commuting in the city, the basic needs are to change,, low consumption and ease of parking. Small cars are ideal because they are distinguished by their economy in the market, consumption and ownership, also because of the small engines of 1,000 cc. For those who do not have the ability to allocate approximately 15,000 euros and more to get a new one, they will turn to a used one. Examples of 10 years like the ones we present to you below, are offered throughout 6,000-7,000 euros and it is a solution.
Chevrolet Spark 1.0
The Chevrolet Spark with a 1,000 engine, it is aimed at those looking for an economical, modern and easy-to-use city car. Among its most distinctive features remains its modern design. At the same time, its interior stands out for the good quality of materials, while 4 passengers will fit in its cabin without being reduced. However, the luggage compartment of 170 liters is small. The Chevrolet mini is still known for its versatility and ease of handling and comfort. 1.0 liter engine. it has the necessary liveliness in the city, but consumption is high compared to other mini models.
Measurements*: Cubism: 995 cc • Power: 68 PS / 6,400 rpm • Torque: 93 Nm/4,800 rpm • 0-100 km/h: 15.5 sec. • Combined consumption: 5.1 lt./100 km • CO2 emissions: 119 g/km
Hyundai i10 1.1
The first generation Hyundai i10 it was one of the most popular cars (as it is now), while being offered at a low price on the used market. The i10 is a very friendly mini model to handle and drive, which at the same time goes safely even on long journeys. The 1.1 liter engine with 69 hp moves the Hyundai mini with respect and is very fuel efficient. The negative aspect is the emphasized noise of the engine at high revs. Good reviews draw the interior of the i10 with its youthful qualities, careful quality and ergonomics, as well as enough space for passengers and luggage (225 lt.).
Measurements*: Cubism: 1,086 cc • Power: 69 PS / 5,550 rpm • Torque: 99 Nm/4,500 rpm • 0-100 km/h: 15.0 sec. • Combined consumption: 4.7 l/100 km • CO2 emissions: 110 g/km
Peugeot 107 1.0
Among the youth and modern used cars of 10 years, it remains Peugeot 107, which is sold at a low price and is reliable. The Peugeot mini is pleasant, simple and very easy to handle. The 68 hp 3-cylinder engine, in addition to being economical in use, shows enough life, but it is bad in its operation. A youthful but simple atmosphere dominates the interior with metal surfaces in body color. In terms of quality, the space for rear passengers and luggage (only 139 liters) does not offer anything more that you could need.
Measurements*: Cubism: 998 cc • Power: 68 PS / 6,000 rpm • Torque: 93 Nm / 3,600 rpm • 0-100 km/h: 13.7 sec. • Combined consumption: 4.5 lt./100 km • CO2 emissions: 103 g/km
Suzuki Alto 1.0
The last one Suzuki Alto available in Europe, it is a reliable and economical mini car, aimed at those who move around the city. Its 1,000 hp engine is very light on gasoline, while moving the car at speed, however, showing vibrations and roughness. The harsh image of the car is followed by the interior and its average quality, only enough space for the rear passengers and a very small trunk of 129 liters. The main advantage of the Alto 1.0 is its high flexibility when driving in the city. Outside the city at high speed there is no lack of sliding tendencies and rhythms from the hard rear axle, reminding the driver of the urban character of the car.
Measurements*: Cubism: 996 cc • Power: 68 PS / 6,000 rpm • Torque: 90 Nm/3,400 rpm • 0-100 km/h: 13.5 sec. • Combined consumption: 4.3 lt./100 km • CO2 emissions: 99 g/km
Toyota Aygo 1.0
A good solution for a used mini economy car is the first generation Toyota Aygo. The 68 hp engine moves the car powerfully, has good response and low consumption, but there is no shortage of vibrations due to its 3-cylinder head. On the road, the Toyota Aygo’s pleasant driving behavior is enhanced by its excellent agility and safe driving behavior. As for the interior, its image is quite ordinary, as is the quality. Rear passenger space is standard, as is the small 139-litre boot.
Measurements*: Cubism: 998 cc • Power: 68 PS / 6,000 rpm • Torque: 93 Nm / 3,600 rpm • 0-100 km/h: 14.2 sec. • Combined consumption: 4.6 l/100 km • CO2 emissions: 105 g/km
* Factory specifications.
Note: The pictures of the cars are indicative.