It has been a great start to the year for Suzuki

The sporty Swift has been recognised as What Car? Best Hot Hatch under £15,000 for the sixth year.

Its appeal lies in its low prices, high specification and it's fun to drive. The Swift comes with a USB port, steering wheel controls, Bluetooth connectivity and an iPod can easily be connected, the high-spec models boast digital radio and sat-nav.

Vitara is the What Car? Best Small SUV under £15,000 for the second year.

Thanks to its excellent body control and grip, the Vitara is perfect for motorway driving or across country on rough terrain. It has loads of space inside with plenty of head, leg and knee space. All models come with DAB radio, CD Player, USB connector and Bluetooth as standard while the SZ-T and above boast a touchscreen media system with sat-nav and Smartphone link.

The compact Celerio has been named What Car? Best City Car under £8,000.

With an economical 1.0 - litre engine keeping running costs low, the Celerio is well suited to town driving and commuting. There's plenty of room inside for five people and a generous amount of boot space. Specification includes air-con, DAB radio, Bluetooth and alloy wheels.