The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
If you need a roomy supermini this is about your last stop before a Honda Jazz. But it lacks the involvement of some older superminis.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it; updated Captur is still one of the better small crossovers on sale
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
Buy without regret: the 3 drives as well as it looks. Very nicely balanced indeed.
Mazda’s new 3 family hatch: low on excitement, high on quiet satisfaction
The definitive example of rock-solid, sensible, impeccable German engineering
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
The 2008 is a proper little mashup, which just about works.
Low on excitement, but high on value. Ka+ is a Fiesta on a shoestring budget
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.
A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.
Connectivity and interior layout takes priority over how it drives. For some, that'll be perfect
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?