One of the best small cars around, the Renault Clio Authentique is towards the more affordable end of trim levels, and offers a fantastic solution to people who want something pint sized, practical, reasonably priced and pure fun. With no lack of character, the Clio has always been popular, and it appeals to a range of motorists, from families to new drivers. Featuring some friendly designs, great safety and reliability scores, as well as great value for money, engines are 1.2 litre petrols and 1.5 litre diesels on both 3 and 5 door models.Indeed the Renault Clio Authentique sports the funky and friendly designs people have come to expect from the French automaker, and it really does look good. The inside is similar, and while there’s not a huge amount of room in the back, everything is put together well. Kit includes steel wheels, remote locking, front and side airbags, electric windows and cloth seats. It’s definitely value oriented, and you get a great motor for your money. There’s also a 252 litre boot that makes daily use very easy. Nippy and responsive to drive, the Clio is great around town, and can definitely take on back roads and highways too. Get yours for £1,000 used.