The Top 15 World's Smallest Cars 2022 (Tiny Subcompact Cars)

The top 15 smallest cars in the world.


The smallest cars in the world on this list are amazing tiny cars that are still in production and are still in use. These small cars are all hatchback and some are environmental friendly as they are powered by electric engines. 


They are easy to park. If you own some of these cars, you need not to worry about being stuck in traffic. They are capable of getting by traffic just like a bike.


Here are the top 15 world’s smallest cars 2022 (Tiny Subcompact cars), they are,

  • P50
  • Kenguru
  • Citroën Ami Electric 5.5 KWH
  • Tango T600
  • Smart EQ ForTwo Hatchback
  • Suzuki Twin
  • Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV Cabrio
  • Scion iQ
  • Toyota Aygo Hatchback
  • Fiat 500 Hatchback
  • Kia Picanto Hatchback
  • Chevrolet Spark
  • Hyundai i10

And two more small cars that are still in sale. Check out their dimensions, manufacturer and lots more, keep reading.

 



1. Peel P50                             

Peel P50 is the smallest car in the world.
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Length: 1,370 mm (54 inches)

Width: 1,040 mm (41 inches)

Height: 1,200 mm (47 inches)

Wheelbase: 1,090 mm (43 inches)

Body style: 1 door

Production Years:  1962 to present

Manufacturer: Peel Engineering Company and Peel Engineering Ltd. (UK-based)


It is an iconic car and officially, it is the smallest car in the world in 2022. Compare to a phone box, it is slimmer and to a Vespa, it is smaller. So it is the smallest size car right now.  


There are about 30 of this car in the world today and for this, it is one of the rarest cars. The car was majorly produced from 1962 to 1965 on the Isle of Man. The car is designed by Cyril Cannell.  


If you are interested in having this car, you can order it as self-built kit or as a factory-built car. Because it is well known and rare, you can only get it at a whooping price around $170,000. 

 



2. Kenguru                          

Kenguru is an electric car among the smallest cars in the world.
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Length: 2150 mm (84.6 inches)

Width: 1550 mm (61 inches) with mirrors

Height: 1470 mm (57.9 inches)

Body style: one door to the rear of the vehicle for direct wheelchair access

Manufacturer: Istvan Kissaroslaki


The Kenguru (pronounced Kangaroo) is an electric car made purposely for wheelchair users. It helps people with disabilities to make trip by themselves such as meeting a doctor for appointment or to grocery store. 


It is the world’s first electric car for wheelchair users as well as one of the smallest cars in the world in 2022. The only thing is that it is expensive in which the price ranges from $40,000 to $100,000. 


Even though because of its size, it is well-thought-out as a scooter and for this driving license is not required. It is comfortable, spacious and easy for people on wheelchair to access by just clicking a button. The driving too is easy, it has handlebars. 


More of this cars will be built in the near future as there are demands for it andsome dealers in countries such as the US, Spain and Germany are signing up to raise enough fund to build more of this car.

 



3. Citroën Ami Electric 5.5 KWH    

Among the smallest cars in the world is Citroën Ami Electric 5.5 KWH.
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Length: 2410 mm (94.88 inches)

Width: 1390 mm (54.72 inches)

Height: 1525 mm (60.04 inches)

Wheelbase: 1728 mm (68.03 inches)

Body style: Two doors, two seats, Hatchback

Production Years:  2020 to Present

 Manufacturer: Citroën


It is an electric car designed for two passengers and it was named after Citroën Ami that was built between the years 1961 to 1978. The most common color of this car is blue-gray and of course, it is among the top 10 smallest cars in the world. 


This car was built in Morocco in the PSA factory, Kenitra in order to reduce the cost of production. The car has lithium-ion battery with capacity of 5.5 kWh and it is equipped as well with electric motor operating at 48 V, hence its full name. 


If you live in France you can drive this car without a license if you are above 33 years. It is completely symmetrical in shape, possibly to reduce cost as well.

 


 

4. Tango T600                       

Tango T600 is one out of the smallest cars in the world.
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Length: 2565.4 mm (101 inches)

Width: 990.6 mm (39 inches)

Height: 1549.4 mm (61 inches)

Body style: 3 doors, two seats (seat behind each other like a bike)

Production years: 2005 to Present

Manufacturer: Commuter Cars


This car is uniquely built to overcome the issue of being stuck in traffic; it is like the way you find your way with bike. It has two seats, each one behind the other, so it is like a motorcycle. It is expensive; you can get this micro-car at a staggering price of $150,000. 


At least it is safer than a bike for its price. Even though it might not look beautiful, it is able to overcome a major challenge of traffic and due to its size, it can be packed at any place. 


It is environmental friendly as its engine is powered by electricity. It might be surprising to know that this car is a high-performance sports car with security and comfortability that a motorcycle may not offer. 


In just 4 seconds, this car has the capability of accelerating from 0 to 60mph and it has a top speed of 150 mph. in just 10 minutes, with a 200-amp off-board charger, the battery can reach a charge of 80% which can sustain the car for 200 miles. But with a dryer outlet, the battery can be fully charged within 3 hours. 





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5. Smart EQ ForTwo Hatchback     

Among the top 10 smallest cars in the world is Smart EQ ForTwo Hatchback.
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Length: 2690 mm (105.9 in)

Width: 1661 mm (65.4 inches)

Height: 1661 mm (61 inches)

Wheelbase: 1872 mm (73.7 inches)

Cargo volume: 9.2 cuFT (261 L)

Body style: Two doors, two seats

Production Years: 2019 to Present

Manufacturer: Daimler AG


Just as the name implies, Smart is for two people and it is an electric car. The first generations of this car are gasoline and even diesel engines but it was switch to electric powertrain lineup engine of recent. 


Its price ranges from CA$29,050 to $32,050. Smart ForTwo is certainly one out of the smallest cars in the world. It has a lithium-ion battery that has a capability of 17.6 kWh. 


Agreeing to NEDC regulations, the model has a range up to 159 miles. Thanks to its 96 HV cells in the battery that is more than sufficient for a day's worth of errand-running around a city.

 



6. Suzuki Twin               

Suzuki Twin is on the list of the smallest cars in the world.
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Length: 2735 mm (107.7 in)

Width: 1475 mm (58.1 in)             

Height: 1450 mm (107.7 in)

Wheelbase: 1800mm (71 in)

Body style: 2 Doors, 2 Seats, Mini vehicle

Production Years: 2003 to 2005

Manufacturer: Suzuki


This car is principally designed for young ladies. In Japan, you can have this car between the ranges of price of US$3,597 to $10,713. 


Unlike other small cars that have been discuss about that their engines are electric, Suzuki twin engine uses gasoline and its fuel tank equipment volume is 21L. 


Even though its production lasted till 2005, there are used Suzuki twin for sale today, and it is one of the smallest cars in the world in 2022.

 

 


7. Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV Cabrio  

One out of the smallest cars in the world is Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV Cabrio.
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Length: 2917 mm (114.8 inch)

Width: 1493 mm (58.8 inch)

Height: 1621 mm (63.8 inch)

Wheelbase: 1940 mm (76.4 inch)

Body style: 2-door convertible & 3-door hatchback

Production years: 2021 to Present

Manufacturer: SAIC-GM-Wuling


It is an electric hatchback vehicle whose battery capacity is 13.9kWh or 9.3 kWh. It is a small car loved by many that in year 2021, almost 400,000 of this car was sold. It is one of the very small cars that are out in 2022.  


One of the smallest cars in the world is Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV Cabrio.
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In fact, data from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) obtained by Moneyball and CnEVPost shows that a record-breaking of 50,561 Wuling Hong Guang MINI EVs were sold only in December, a year-over-year increase of 42.9%. This is possibly because the car is allowed in public roads even though it is a mini vehicle and not really fully equivalent to standard cars. 

 



8. Scion iQ                                  

Scion iQ is part of the smallest cars in the world.
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Length: 2985 mm (117.5 in)

Width: 1679 mm (66.1 inches)

Height: 1501 mm (59.1 inches)

Wheelbase: 1999 mm (78.1 inches)

Production years: 2011 to 2016

Body style: Two doors, 3+1 seater micro subcompact vehicle

Manufacturer: Scion (Division of Toyota)


Scion iQ is one of the smallest cars in the world in 2022 and it was unveiled in 2009. Even though the car looks small from outside, it is spacious inside. In fact, the cargo area can also be extended by folding the rear seats. 


Good quality materials are used to design the interior of the car. You can have this car at a price starting from $16,000 and below, it is a good price compares to the Mini Cooper or smart ForTwo. 


It is also equipped with controls situated on the steering wheel, 10 airbags, a standard 6-speaker audio system, and several safety features including traction control, anti-lock brakes, and electronic stability control.






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9. Toyota Aygo Hatchback        

Part of the smallest cars in the world is Toyota Aygo Hatchback.
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Length: 3465 mm (3465 mm)

Width: 1615 mm (63.6 in)

Height: 1461 mm (57.5 in)

Wheelbase: 2339 mm (92.1 inches)

Cargo Volume: 5.9 cuFT (167 L)

Body style: 3-door or a 5-door, mini Hatchback car

Production year: 2018 to Present

Manufacturer: Toyota


It is made to compete with cars such as Hyundai i10 and Volkswagen Up. It is one out of the smallest cars in the world in 2022 and among the best subcompact cars built in Czech Republic. 


It is one of the low weight car as well as its weight is under 1000kg. It has a funky design aluminum wheels that is 15 inches. Even though the Aygo is not a luxurious car, the inside was primarily constructed of hard plastics with a nice polish, preventing it from seeming low-cost. 


The steering wheel's height could be changed, and it shifted alongside the instrument cluster. If you like, you can have a wide open roof, as its roof is foldable.




10. Fiat 500 Hatchback       

Fiat 500 Hatchback is the tenth among the smallest cars in the world.
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Length: 3571 mm (140.6 inches)

Width: 1628 mm (64.1 inches)

Height: 1488 mm (58.6 inches)

Wheelbase: 2301 mm (90.6 inches)

Cargo Volume: 6.5 cuFT (184 L)

Body style: Two seat, Four-seat subcompact car

Production years: 2016 - Present

Manufacturer: Fiat


It is a beautiful tiny car you can buy at an average price of $16,243. The production started in 2007 but It was redesigned in 2016. Now, it has LED daytime running lights. 


Given that the real light of the taillights encircled a body component, they were unlike anything else in the market. On the lower section of the bumper, there is a lengthy chromed line separating the rear fog light from the reverse light. 


The infotainment is also advanced compare to previous generation as it has 5 inches touch-screen for the Lounge trim level. From its dimensions, it is among the smallest cars in the world.

 



11. Kia Picanto Hatchback    

Kia Picanto Hatchback is one of the smallest cars in the world.
Image credit: Vauxford

Length: 3594 mm (141.5 inches)

Width: 1595 mm (62.8 inches)

Height: 1486 mm (58.5 inches)

Wheelbase: 2400 mm (94.5 inches)

Cargo Volume: 9 cuFT (255 L)

Body style: 5 doors small-segment hatchback

Production years: 2017 to 2020

Manufacturer: Kia


Even though it is a small mini vehicle, it looks more like a shrunk MPV. It is designed by Peter Schreyer.  It can serves as a pizza-delivery shop as well as for a family. 


Its longer wheelbase helps to have more interior rooms particularly for individuals seating at the rear-seat. It has features such as automatic climate control, between the speedometer and tachometer is an LCD in the instrument cluster and steering-wheel buttons. 


More to that, is its floating-style infotainment device with two circular knobs and a few more buttons was mounted above the center stack on the dashboard.

 



12. Chevrolet Spark             

Chevrolet Spark is part of the smallest cars in the world.
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Length: 3635 mm (143.1 in)

Width: 1595 mm (62.8 in)

Height: 1483 mm (58.4 in)

Wheelbase: 2385 mm (93.9 in)

Cargo Volume: 11.1 cuFT (314 L)

Body style: Hatchback

Production years: 2018 to Present

Manufacturer: GM Korea


This car is one of the top smallest cars in the world and it is one of the cheapest as well. It is referred to by many as the best pizza-delivery car. And when it comes to fuel efficiency, it is great at that. 


According to GM spokesman, by August of 2022, its production will be discontinued. There it seems there is no replacement of it as the company is focusing more on crossovers. 


It has a standard infotainment system in which you can access the MyChevrolet mobile app and it also support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The screen never seemed to be from a cheap vehicle. A speedometer in the middle, a tachometer on the left, and then an LCD on the right made up the instrument cluster.

 



13. Hyundai i10          

Hyundai i10 is on the list of the smallest cars in the world you can buy.
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Length: 3670 mm (144.5 in)

Width: 1679 mm (66.1 in)

Height: 1481 mm (58.3 in)

Wheelbase: 2426 mm (95.5 inches)

Cargo volume: 8.9 cuFT (252 L)

Body style: super-mini car segment

Production years: 2019 - Present

Manufacturer: HYUNDAI


The i10 is a vehicle that offers enough comfortability, fuel efficient and small both in size and price. It is developed, designed and built in Europe. 


In Europe, the market for car was significant, particularly in densely populated areas where gridlock was a frequent occurrence due to traffic. It is one of the smallest cars in the UK and undeniably one of the world’s smallest cars as well. 


If you are interested in getting this car, you have two options to choose from, there is A 1.0-liter engine and a 1.2-liter engine. It has features such as steering wheel, heated seats, and automatic climate control.

 

 

 

14. Mitsubishi Mirage              

One out of the smallest cars in the world is Mitsubishi Mirage.
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Length: 3846 mm (151.4 in)

Width: 7666 mm (301.8 in)

Height: 301.8 in (177.4 in)

Wheelbase: 2451 mm (96.5 in)

Cargo volume: 6.2 cuFT (176 L)

Body style: 4 door, mini hatchback vehicle

Production year: 2019 - Present

Manufacturer: Mitsubishi


Mitsubishi, the Japanese automobile manufacturer has been building this mini vehicle since 1978. Due to its acceleration, it may not be satisfying as regards driving. 


It has automatic climate control, Apple Auto CarPlay, Android Auto that is well equipped in its cabin and they are all standard. This car is available at a price ranging from $16,125 to $19,375. Its fuel economy is highly impressive and it has 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine. 


You can make hands-free phone calls because it has standard Bluetooth connectivity. Although the back row is small, the front row is comfortably furnished. There is a large quantity of cargo space available. 





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 The Top 15 Biggest Cars In The World 





15. 2023 Mini Cooper Handtop     

Among the smallest cars in the world is 2023 Mini Cooper Handtop.
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Length: 3858.3 mm (151.9 inches)

Width: 1727.2 mm (68.0 inches)

Height: 1414.8 mm (55.7 inches)

Cargo volume (top up/down): 8/6 cu ft

Body style: 2 Door, 4 Seats Hatchback mini vehicles

Production years: 2017 to 2023

Manufacturer:  BMW


Just like the one being built twenty years ago, this too remains fashionable and enjoyable to drive. It is one out of the smallest cars in the world in2022. It has a 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbocharged engine that comes standard in this compact, light-weight; front-drive car makes 134 horsepower, which is more than enough power. 


Although the Mini's interior is pleasantly eccentric, it lacks usability. Although there is little room for rear passengers, passengers in the front seats won't have any cause for complaint.

 

 


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