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Top five shortest cars to park

28 Jan 2016 Car Style

Top five shortest cars to park

Not all of these are obvious choices for getting around the city, but there’s nothing shorter for slipping into the smallest of parking spaces.

SMART FORTWO
Length: 2695mm

Smart Fortwo

Soon-to-be-discontinued two-seater is known for its smallness. At upwards of $20K, though, it’s difficult to justify against Polos and Mazda 2s. 

MORGAN 3 WHEELER
Length: 3260mm

Morgan 3 Wheeler

It’s no surprise that a car missing so much of what other cars get (like a fourth wheel) is also shorter than most things on the road. 

CATERHAM SEVEN
Length: 3360mm

Caterham Seven CSR 175

It’s all about simplicity with the track-focused Caterham range, with the shorty of the family being the CSR 175. 

FIAT 500
Length: 3546mm

Fiat 500

It’s small compared with other city cars, but the modern Cinquecento is more than half a metre longer than the 1957 original. 

HOLDEN BARINA SPARK
Length: 3595mm

Holden Barina Spark

Cheapest Holden and the shortest five-door on the market, though that may change when an all-new model arrives here next year.

This article was originally published in Wheels October 2015.