More useful than the biggest estates, and good to drive. Avoid the SUV rat-race.
Colourful character in a muted part of the market
The B-Class is now a genuine contender – if an expensive one – in the family hatch sector.
The definitive example of rock-solid, sensible, impeccable German engineering
Connectivity and interior layout takes priority over how it drives. For some, that'll be perfect
A job well done. The Golf is better, but not by much.
Cosier and more expensive than rivals, but appealing badge and quality