Lexus makes a posh compact SUV but forgets to make it drive well.
Not what Merc should be doing. Focus on engineering, not trying to invent another niche
Not the engaging sports car Infiniti insists. But it's a fine long-distance, high-tech car.
More an SUV than a soft-roader. Patchy dynamics but well finished and has good off-road ability
Not exactly revolutionary, but it makes plenty of sense... if you need this sort of thing
Not quite a Discovery rival, but offers plenty of space for the cash
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
A likeable thing. Go for a higher powertrain and it makes most sense.
Biggest Mini yet is the least fun to drive. But new Countryman has practicality on its side.
A good car in a class of great ones
Jaguar said its SUVs made new estate cars pointless. It’s built one anyway, and it’s mostly a success.
Not much different to the A-Class, but that's OK. Why mess with a successful formula?
Lexus makes a proper alternative to the default German premium SUVs, so long as you prefer efficiency and comfort to outright performance
A luxurious, quiet, efficient and durable crossover
Has the makings of a great family car, if lacking a little excitement
The X7 is BMW's biggest and most luxurious SUV, and it wants to be noticed
Good looking, spacious and well equipped, but it’s missing on that oh-so-important ‘buy-me’ factor...
Leave your baggage about its looks at the door and the Cayenne Coupe is a stupendous thing
Looks good, lowers the heart rate and comes with some reasonably cost-effective engines. A winning combination
Beautifully built and beautiful to look at. But the A4 is 98 per cent as good, cheaper and less pretentious.
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
Perhaps it isn’t as stirring as Alfas of the past, but this time who knows, you might actually buy one.