When money is tight it’s more important than ever to do your research when choosing a new car, so we’ve done the legwork for you and found the cheapest new cars on the UK market.

The good news is that new cars are available from just £6,995 and most of the Top 22 will set you back less than £10,000.

What’s more, some are genuinely impressive small cars that don’t just look good, but are fun to drive and economical to run…

Skoda Start slideshow