There are several obvious differences between the Ford Focus Estate, Peugeot 508 Fastback and Subaru Forester. But at the end of the day, all three are after the same buyers – family-car drivers looking for something that’s safe, practical, good value and moderately premium.
In today’s market, city cars are a popular proposition. They offer relative practicality, frugality and are sized accordingly to make driving in tight streets and monotonous multi-storey car parks as easy as possible. They also often offer the cheapest route into new car ownership.