Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
The B-Class is now a genuine contender – if an expensive one – in the family hatch sector.
The Astra re-thought. It works at providing what real people really want.
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
A brilliant premium hatch that appeals to both keen drivers and the economically minded.
The definitive example of rock-solid, sensible, impeccable German engineering
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.
The Corolla is back, looking better than ever, but still short on fun
It won't trouble the cream of the three-door hatch brigade, but it's a mighty good effort, and looks fantastic.
A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.
Connectivity and interior layout takes priority over how it drives. For some, that'll be perfect
The best 21st Century MG yet. Other faint praise is available