The best 21st Century MG yet. Other faint praise is available
The Corolla is back, looking better than ever, but still short on fun
It won't trouble the cream of the three-door hatch brigade, but it's a mighty good effort, and looks fantastic.
A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.
New Soul puts practicality to the fore, but in other areas less progress has been made.
A capable machine, but more GT than hot hatch. Think mature rather than arm-wangly Italian
The Megane RS has a newfound maturity. Better for tackling the Golf GTI, worse for tackling your local trackday
A supremely desirable, futuristic ‘mini with a powertrain for everyone. Just beware the firm ride
A well-considered first effort from Kia: a hot hatch nicely suited to the everyday real world.
Peugeot has at last rediscovered some hot hatch form. Not the most startling small fast hatch, but a good effort.