Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.
Not as far behind the Ford Focus as you might think. Vauxhall's facelifted hatch is a very competent thing... but an all-new one lurks around the corner.
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years