Not a marketing exercise but an awesome machine.
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
Well done Audi, this one's a proper little stonker: fast, small, fun, a 4wd hot hatch done properly.
A first-time entrant from Seat that feels like they’ve been practicing for years.
Spacious and stylish addition to the growing ranks of school run specials
The Karoq might have lost its predecessor’s personality, but on every other front it’s a better car than the one it replaces
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
Looks great, feels classy. Worth a look, Volkswagen and Ford owners.
Facelifted Sportage gains mild hybrid diesel tech, but it’s not enough to radically alter the class landscape
Renault’s Qashqai rival is conveniently a rebodied… Qashqai. A fine appliance for family transport
A very rational car in standard form, which will make your life easy, but not exciting. The i30 N hot hatch manages to make it easy AND exciting. It's ace
Beautifully built and beautiful to look at. But the A4 is 98 per cent as good, cheaper and less pretentious.
Not sexy, not fun, not a heartstring-tugger, but by gum is this a clever car. Brilliantly fit for purpose
New Insignia ticks every cost-effective box, and is much more refined than before. Still tricky to be enthusiastic about, though
Good looking, spacious and well equipped, but it’s missing on that oh-so-important ‘buy-me’ factor...
Better than the car it replaces, but not interesting, exciting or memorable.
If the Passat is too dull but you still have a sensible side, the CC could be just the car for you
Forget the Magentis, this is a big Kia that's actually appealing. But so too is the cheaper Hyundai i40...
The Clubman has charm but, although roomier, it’s not as fun to drive as it was.
Cosier and more expensive than rivals, but appealing badge and quality
The Grandland X is a good car, but not a great car. However, that doesn’t matter so much in the SUV class