Lexus makes a posh compact SUV but forgets to make it drive well.
More an SUV than a soft-roader. Patchy dynamics but well finished and has good off-road ability
A credible first ever sports saloon from Kia. Interesting to look at, and huge value for money. Needs a better gearbox though.
Not exactly revolutionary, but it makes plenty of sense... if you need this sort of thing
A refreshing niche that ain’t a crossover, but not as sporty as billed
A comfortable, efficient way to do a big SUV if you can’t plug-in
A likeable thing. Go for a higher powertrain and it makes most sense.
Beautifully built and beautiful to look at. But the A4 is 98 per cent as good, cheaper and less pretentious.
Leave your baggage about its looks at the door and the Cayenne Coupe is a stupendous thing
Biggest Mini yet is the least fun to drive. But new Countryman has practicality on its side.
Has the makings of a great family car, if lacking a little excitement
A luxurious, quiet, efficient and durable crossover
Jaguar said its SUVs made new estate cars pointless. It’s built one anyway, and it’s mostly a success.
Good looking, spacious and well equipped, but it’s missing on that oh-so-important ‘buy-me’ factor...
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
The X7 is BMW's biggest and most luxurious SUV, and it wants to be noticed
Looking to set a tentative foot into the future? This is the safest stepping stone yet
The VW faces an uphill struggle against brand laden rivals, but is actually just as good.
A well-executed contradiction: a fine long-distance GT that's great in the rough and stunning inside
The V60 is a sensible, safe Volvo, just as you’d expect. The estate car of choice if comfort means more to you than handling
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
The X3 has never done BMW much credit, but the new one is a thorough enough job to take on the class best