Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
The B-Class is now a genuine contender – if an expensive one – in the family hatch sector.
Better than the car it replaces, but not interesting, exciting or memorable.
Not quite as convincing as the larger S-Max, but it's now not all that far off.
The Astra re-thought. It works at providing what real people really want.
Epic value from Citroen here. The Berlingo majors on comfort, economical diesels and an enormous interior. Practical.
Cosier and more expensive than rivals, but appealing badge and quality
The Corolla is back, looking better than ever, but still short on fun
Cheap and practical. But there are better cars out there that do much the same thing.
It’s not that the ASX is truly bad by any stretch of the imagination, it’s just that its competition is newer. And better.