Not a marketing exercise but an awesome machine.
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
Has the makings of a great family car, if lacking a little excitement
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.
By going transverse-engined the X1 has become technically less distinctive, but more useful in the real world
A good, solid SUV. Lots of space, but competitors have caught and passed in some areas
Lexus makes a posh compact SUV but forgets to make it drive well.