Driving in a busy city is no walk in the park. From clogged traffic to congestion charges, there are many different factors that you need to consider before starting your trip. And with so many cars on your journey, you need to be hyper-aware of other road users and make your intentions clear. Forget to signal and the car behind you might just bump into you.

Given how stressful city driving can be, it’s no wonder that more and more drivers are gravitating toward convenient cars that take the stress out of their daily commutes. But in an increasingly competitive marketplace, choosing the right city car can be very difficult. Well, don’t worry – we’re here to help.

To make the decision easier for you, our expert team has chosen the top 5 cars for city driving. These are our recommendations…

Fiat New 500

We’ll start with a fresh take on a classic. The Fiat 500 has been a staple for city drivers since the mid-20th century, with nine different versions since then. Now, the Italian manufacturers have given their most popular car a new twist. Unlike previous models, the Fiat New 500 runs entirely on electric power. With a battery range of 199 miles, this comfy hatchback will only need recharging once a week even if you drive it daily. This makes it one of the most convenient EVs on the market.

But there are even more features that make it such a perfect car for city driving. Thanks to its compact body and light steering, the Fiat New 500 will allow you to navigate busy city intersections without much difficulty. If you’re looking for a smaller car for your everyday commute, look no further than the Fiat New 500.

KIA Picanto

We know what you’re thinking – how can a car so big be any good for city driving? The short and sweet answer is that the KIA Picanto is one of the most practical and safe cars on the market. In spite of its bulky size, this masterpiece of Korean engineering is an extremely easy ride thanks to its soft suspension and smooth transmission.

That’s paired with some of the most comfortable car seats you’ll find in this range. With the Picanto, even the most tortuous commute is a cosy and snug experience. So, if you find it hard to relax on your seat while managing the hectic start-stop traffic of city roads, this is the car for you.

Toyota Aygo X

The Japanese automobile manufacturers have marketed the Toyota Aygo X as the ultimate city car. They’re not wrong. Boasting a highly sophisticated style, this compact crossover has redefined what city driving means. And it’s all thanks to its higher seating position, which gives you a better view of the traffic surrounding you.

On top of that, the Aygo X is chock-full of city-friendly features – such as parking sensors and cameras that will make you feel as safe as in your own home. If parallel parking drives you nuts, look no further than the Aygo X.

Hyundai i10

Specifically designed for city driving, the Hyundai i10 is a comfy hatchback that boasts firm suspension and light steering. Without a shadow of a doubt, the best thing about this compact city car is how smooth its engine is. It shifts seamlessly between gears, making it the perfect car to navigate the urban jungle.

For a small car, the Hyundai i10 offers plenty of head and leg room. Even drivers and passengers over six feet tall will have extra room to breathe – making it one of those rare cars for city driving that can also play the part of a family hatchback.

Vauxhall Viva

Last but not least is the Vauxhall Viva. A doddle to drive around a busy town centre, this agile city car has recently been re-jigged. Because of its sprightly handling and outstanding visibility, the Viva is a perfect car for drivers who want to feel safe during their daily commute.

Under the protective wing of the Vauxhall Viva, getting from point A to point B has never been easier.

Find the perfect car for city driving

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