The best 21st Century MG yet. Other faint praise is available
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
A Seat that takes the brand back to its roots, the Toledo is unassuming but able.
Probably Fiat’s least interesting car, but that doesn’t mean it’s worth ignoring if you love a bargain.
Bigger and better than ever, the Superb offers a whole lot of car for the cash.
A credible first ever sports saloon from Kia. Interesting to look at, and huge value for money. Needs a better gearbox though.
New Soul puts practicality to the fore, but in other areas less progress has been made.
Cheap and practical. But there are better cars out there that do much the same thing.
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.
A perfectly able family hatchback that brings absolutely nothing new to the sector. Why, Nissan?
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.
Looks great, feels classy. Worth a look, Volkswagen and Ford owners.
Buy without regret: the 3 drives as well as it looks. Very nicely balanced indeed.
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.
Low on excitement, but high on value. Ka+ is a Fiesta on a shoestring budget
New Insignia ticks every cost-effective box, and is much more refined than before. Still tricky to be enthusiastic about, though
Not the best car in this uninspiring, fleet-orientated end of the segment but a very worthy effort.
Great chassis, great interior but so-so powertrain – the Subaru Impreza remains an oddball
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
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.