Interior space and torquey engine make up for the absence of an infotainment system and higher price. Along with side airbags and Isofix points, it’s a great-value family car.
Refined in its drive and premium in presentation, the new Picanto is a top-notch city car. Tighter rear space and small boot, however, mean it cannot match the Renault’s practicality.
Yes, the Micra feels its age, but it is a solid, reliable package that should deliver fuss-free motoring. Good interior space, easy-to-drive nature and that service plan make it an attractive proposition.