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The Best Hot Hatches for 2018

The Best Hot Hatches for 2018

A hot hatch provides a blend between everyday practicality and performance that will get your pulse racing. Here are some of the best around in 2018 ...

Hyundai i30 N Performance

  • Engine: 2 litre turbo injection
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 6.1 seconds
  • Engine power: 275 PS
  • Torque: 260 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 155 mph
  • Seats: 5
  • Doors: 5

 

 

Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance

  • Engine: 2 litre turbo injection
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 6.2 seconds
  • Engine power: 245 PS
  • Torque: 273 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 155 mph
  • Seats: 5
  • Doors: 3 or 5

 

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MINI Cooper John Cooper Works

  • Engine: 2 litre twin turbo
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 6.3 seconds
  • Engine power: 231 PS
  • Torque: 236 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 153 mph
  • Seats: 4
  • Doors: 3

 

Ford Fiesta

  • Engine: 1.5 litre turbo direct injection ecoBoost
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 6.4 seconds
  • Engine power: 200 PS
  • Torque: 214 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 144 mph
  • Seats: 5
  • Doors: 3 or 5

Honda Civic Type R

  • Engine: 2 litre turbo direct injection
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 5.8 seconds
  • Engine power: 320 PS
  • Torque: 295 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 169 mph
  • Seats: 4
  • Doors: 5

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SEAT Leon 2.0 TSI Cupra 300 5dr DSG

  • Engine: 2 litre turbo direct injection
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 5.7 seconds
  • Engine power: 300 PS
  • Torque: 280 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 155 mph
  • Seats: 5
  • Doors: 5

BMW M140i Shadow Edition

  • Engine: 3 litre turbo injection
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 4.6 seconds
  • Engine power: 340 PS
  • Torque: 369 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 155 mph
  • Seats: 5
  • Doors: 5

Audi A1 Sportback S1 TFSI Quattro

  • Engine: 2 litre turbo direct injection
  • Fuel type: petrol
  • 0-62 mph time: 5.8 seconds
  • Engine power: 231 PS
  • Torque: 273 Lbs.ft
  • Top speed: 155 mph
  • Seats: 4
  • Doors: 3 or 5

The hot hatch provides all the fun of a sports inspired engine while remaining practical enough for day to day use and keep running costs low.

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