The new Volkswagen Polo BlueGT is now on sale priced from £17,400. It gets a 138bhp 1.4 TSI engine with cylinder deactivation technology, which means economy of 61.4mpg and CO2 of 107g/km. Six-speed manual and seven-speed DSG transmissions are offered.
The Hyundai i30 Tourer has been awarded a full five star safety rating by Euro NCAP. The model scored a 90 per cent rating for both adult and child and full marks for the protection of pedestrians’ legs. The model also achieved an 86 per cent score in the ‘Safety Assist’ category due to its ESC and front and rear seatbelt reminders.