More useful than the biggest estates, and good to drive. Avoid the SUV rat-race.
One of the best all-round performance cars ever made. Fast, forgiving, and everyday-friendly
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
New eighth-gen Golf remains the lingua-franca of the hatch world. A finely polished machine
Overlook the fact it’s so good that it’s almost joyless: the latest Golf GTI is very desirable indeed
After a classy cabrio but don't have Audi-like cash? Try this. GTI expensive but worth it; R perhaps not
A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families.
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years
Seat’s most complete car. It has no real weaknesses – but we just know you’d rather have the VW…
More grown up and all the better for it. Priced very keenly too - it's a smart shout.
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.