A great little coupe that looks and feels sharper than ever
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
New eighth-gen Golf remains the lingua-franca of the hatch world. A finely polished machine
Well done Audi, this one's a proper little stonker: fast, small, fun, a 4wd hot hatch done properly.
Overlook the fact it’s so good that it’s almost joyless: the latest Golf GTI is very desirable indeed.
After a classy cabrio but don't have Audi-like cash? Try this. GTI expensive but worth it; R perhaps not
A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families.
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa VXR into a convincing fast pocket rocket.
The latest Tiguan feels solid, sensible and laser-guided at its target market
The simplest and most exciting Toyota in years is also a real pleasure to drive
If you really, truly care about driving, the Lotus Elise is about as obvious an answer as water being wet and fire being hot
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
It’s a seductive car, the new A5 Cabriolet, and while more dynamically accomplished than its predecessor, still more of a grand touring boulevardier rather than a B-road hustler. But what an ownership proposition.
Beautifully built and beautiful to look at. But the A4 is 98 per cent as good, cheaper and less pretentious.
A likeable thing. Go for a higher powertrain and it makes most sense.
The new Kuga is safer and roomier than before. Less fun, but a better family car
Softer and a little disappointing: the new RS isn’t what it was. Still fun, but we hoped for more…
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
Facelifted Audi Roadster features revised engines, tweaked visuals – and very little amusement
Well thought out, versatile and thoroughly decent family estate. The weeniest bit boring
Cheery and characterful, the new Clio is a genuinely appealing supermini.