Superb family all-rounder will politely give rivals a bloody nose.
This Focus, if you get the better rear suspension, is the sweetest drive in the mainstream hatch class
Enjoyable enough to drive, manages to be alternative without being oddball
Jaguar joins the SUV party and nails it first time. Well heeled families will love it
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
A big step on from the old one. Drives well, great cabin environment.
The luxury SUV bar has been raised. Bentley's bold claims are justified.
Colourful character in a muted part of the market
A well-executed contradiction: a fine long-distance GT that's great in the rough and stunning inside
The B-Class is now a genuine contender – if an expensive one – in the family hatch sector.
The VW faces an uphill struggle against brand laden rivals, but is actually just as good.
Audi's big, aggressive Q8 is interesting and clever, with a side order of *whoa*
A very well executed big, luxury Benz. Lovely thing
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 Cayenne remains the king of driver-friendly SUVs. A very complete machine
A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families.
The X3 has never done BMW much credit, but the new one is a thorough enough job to take on the class best
Mazda’s new 3 family hatch: low on excitement, high on quiet satisfaction
Buy without regret: the 3 drives as well as it looks. Very nicely balanced indeed.
Great chassis, great interior but so-so powertrain – the Subaru Impreza remains an oddball
Not quite a Discovery rival, but offers plenty of space for the cash