This is the future, supercar buyers. If this is how it's to be, bring it on.
This Focus, if you get the better rear suspension, is the sweetest drive in the mainstream hatch class
A job well done. The Golf is better, but not by much.
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
The B-Class is now a genuine contender – if an expensive one – in the family hatch sector.
Tesla invents new doors, adds extra seats. Charges the earth. It's lifestyle, not value for money.
A very rational car in standard form, which will make your life easy, but not exciting. The i30 N hot hatch manages to make it easy AND exciting. It's ace
This isn’t a luxury sports saloon – it’s a luxury limousine dressed in a rakish, designer suit
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
The definitive example of rock-solid, sensible, impeccable German engineering
Not the perfect solution to all your motoring needs, but a great first effort at a useable everyday hybrid.
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
A brilliant premium hatch that appeals to both keen drivers and the economically minded.
Good looking, spacious and well equipped, but it’s missing on that oh-so-important ‘buy-me’ factor...
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.
Connectivity and interior layout takes priority over how it drives. For some, that'll be perfect
It won't trouble the cream of the three-door hatch brigade, but it's a mighty good effort, and looks fantastic.
Suffers from exactly the same flaw as every other Infiniti – the only reason you’d buy one is because it’s rare-groove different. Not necessarily better.