The hatchback car is truly a jack-of-all-trades. Practical yet not too large, good to drive yet cost-effective to own. Little wonder that hatchbacks often dominate the list of the UK’s top 10 best-selling cars or that there are always a wealth of tempting used examples for sale.
Whether you want low running costs, a sporty drive, a premium badge or excellent practicality, there’s a used hatchback out there for you. Best of all, many manage to combine all of these attributes, and more, in one car. To help you choose from all the brilliant used hatchbacks out there, here’s our guide to the very best of them.