Why it's here: bargain-basement motoring has never been so appealing
Price: from £8,995
It's barmy isn't. You can pay £9,050 for a Skoda Citigo, yet for £55 less you can have a full-size SUV with Tonka toy styling. The Dacia Duster is an incredibly impressive car largely because it's cheap, has satisfactory build quality and has a rugged honesty about it. We wouldn't go for the £8,995 car (it has no radio, is 2WD and only comes in white) but instead we'd buy the £13,495 Ambience 4WD version. Don't spend more than this because the maths just don't work out.