Series 6, Episode 4, Itā€™s the episode where they get their mums to try the Renault Modus, Honda Jazz (Fit in North America) and the Peugeot 1007.

It got me thinking. I see the Honda Jazz all the time, I used to see the Renault Modus all the time (no longer made) and rarely but still see them occasionally.

The Peugeot however I rarely saw new and havenā€™t seen one for a long while now.

TopGear slated the 1007 as too heavy, too slow and the sliding door will get boring quickly as itā€™s too slow (also that it doesnā€™t open enough for easy access to the rear seats).

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But I sort of like it as a two occupant vehicle for city use.

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Yes there is good legroom in the back, if you donā€™t mind losing some in the front.

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Like the Mk2 Renault Twingo, the rear seats can slide forward and back, at the cost of boot space.

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But getting past all that, drop the rear seats and use it all for luggage. I like the sliding doors but would use them manually rather than electrically (as itā€™s slow, granted not too slow).

Hereā€™s one that will get the Americans (other than Miss Mercedes that is, as she knows the power of a small car).

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A Peugeot 1007 with a tow bar.