The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
A surprisingly rounded EV. Still fun to drive, and uncompromised inside, but it’s likely to be your second car
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
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
MPV sales are down, but the stylish Scenic has every chance of reversing the trend.
Buy it for the looks and lifestyle, then put up with the flaws. Likeable, but irrational
Jeep’s tough-look new Renegade brings much-needed brand kudos.
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years
The latest Tiguan feels solid, sensible and laser-guided at its target market
A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families.
Jaguar’s little crossover aims to storm a competitive set with F-Type-inspired looks inside and out, and an engaging drive
Seat’s most complete car. It has no real weaknesses – but we just know you’d rather have the VW…
Land Rover plays with a winning formula just enough. The Evoque remains a stylish, accomplished choice
The Evoque is pretty much all we hoped it’d be, a crossover to fall for.
It’s a seductive car, the new A5 Cabriolet, and while more dynamically accomplished than its predecessor, still more of a grand touring boulevardier rather than a B-road hustler. But what an ownership proposition.