The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
One of the best all-round performance cars ever made. Fast, forgiving, and everyday-friendly
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
New eighth-gen Golf remains the lingua-franca of the hatch world. A finely polished machine
Overlook the fact it’s so good that it’s almost joyless: the latest Golf GTI is very desirable indeed
After a classy cabrio but don't have Audi-like cash? Try this. GTI expensive but worth it; R perhaps not
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
The latest Tiguan feels solid, sensible and laser-guided at its target market
A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families.
The CX-5 is a cracking SUV that really will exceed your expectations. Well worth a look.
Seat’s most complete car. It has no real weaknesses – but we just know you’d rather have the VW…
An excellent and eminently practical car from Ford. Clever design, good to drive.