Been around for a few years, but still among the best of its ilk
The B-Class is now a genuine contender – if an expensive one – in the family hatch sector.
The Karoq might have lost its predecessor’s personality, but on every other front it’s a better car than the one it replaces
It's taken Volkswagen a surprising amount of time to get here, but finally we have a Golf Estate that's up with the best.
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
Well done Audi, this one's a proper little stonker: fast, small, fun, a 4wd hot hatch done properly.
The latest Tiguan feels solid, sensible and laser-guided at its target market
Renault’s Qashqai rival is conveniently a rebodied… Qashqai. A fine appliance for family transport
Beautifully built and beautiful to look at. But the A4 is 98 per cent as good, cheaper and less pretentious.
Only the interior isn't as good as the Golf. Beyond that, there's not a lot to split the Leon ST.
Well thought out, versatile and thoroughly decent family estate. The weeniest bit boring
Another worthy crossover. Comfy, roomy, but not especially interesting
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
One of Britain’s best-selling cars, the Qashqai is quiety, comfy and homemade, too
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
Facelifted Sportage gains mild hybrid diesel tech, but it’s not enough to radically alter the class landscape
A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.
A capable machine, but more GT than hot hatch. Think mature rather than arm-wangly Italian
A refreshing niche that ain’t a crossover, but not as sporty as billed