I've been biffing around in an extremely affordable Toyota Aygo. I like the console design, it reminds me of a Dyson. I quite enjoyed it on the country roads, too, - very 'chuckable' as they used to say at Autocar. When a stone hit the underside, it made a disconcerting 'Pyoinggg', as if it were the underside of a baked bean can. But for about £9k, what do you expect?
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