The hatchback is one the most popular body styles in the country and, for good reason; they're perfect for both city and country driving. Although hatchbacks look to be on the smaller side, manufacturers are learning how to make good use of the space. Cars like the Volkswagen Golf and BMW 1 Series will have more than enough room for most small families. The hatchback market is packed full of both budget-friendly and premium options, there's something for everyone
To be classed as a hatchback, the whole of the rear end of the car must be able to open. Think A3 boot vs A4 boot or, Golf boot vs Passat boot.
Some popular hatchback models include:
In recent years the gap in quality between big cars and small cars has been getting smaller and smaller. Manufacturers no longer reserve the very best features for their big cars. Hatchbacks are easy to drive in busy cities, more economical and, offer fantastic value for money.