Everything we've come to love about new-age Volvos in a smaller size
The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
Citroen's Fiat Panda - character over driving thrills, but none the worse for that.
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
Bigger and better than ever, the Superb offers a whole lot of car for the cash.
Volkswagen serves up more of the same and it's now better than ever.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it; updated Captur is still one of the better small crossovers on sale
Hyundai arrives to worry the Ford Mondeo – and the impressive i40 certainly does that.
A big French saloon might be an oddball choice, but the 508 looks bold, feels good and drives (mostly) well
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa into a class-competitive contender.
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
If you like driving, and like small cars, you'll love the Mazda 2.
Good but not great supermini for dynamics, but a thoroughly enjoyable object
Cheery and characterful, the new Clio is a genuinely appealing supermini.
The 2008 is a proper little mashup, which just about works.
Another good Mazda from one of the very few car companies – any company, come to that – which simply doesn’t make a bad product
Peugeot has a hit on its hands with the good looking and cheerily willing 208.
Not much different to the A-Class, but that's OK. Why mess with a successful formula?
New Insignia ticks every cost-effective box, and is much more refined than before. Still tricky to be enthusiastic about, though
A far-reaching facelift has improved it, but it's still not a match for the class best. At least you can now justify it.
Not the best car in this uninspiring, fleet-orientated end of the segment but a very worthy effort.