A job well done. The Golf is better, but not by much.
Peugeot's hot hatch renaissance continues. The 308 GTI has a joyously wild streak
Go ahead if you like the look of it. If you don't, endless rivals are about as good.
Only the interior isn't as good as the Golf. Beyond that, there's not a lot to split the Leon ST.
This is among the best compact estates on sale (partly because it isn’t really compact at all).
Colourful character in a muted part of the market
Facelifted Sportage gains mild hybrid diesel tech, but it’s not enough to radically alter the class landscape
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.
The Karoq might have lost its predecessor’s personality, but on every other front it’s a better car than the one it replaces
Bigger and better than ever, the Superb offers a whole lot of car for the cash.
A first-time entrant from Seat that feels like they’ve been practicing for years.
Not revolutionary, but Q2 is different enough to make you stand out in a crowd.
Incredibly competent, deceptively fast, but needs to be at warp speed before it gets interesting.
The definitive example of rock-solid, sensible, impeccable German engineering
Not the perfect solution to all your motoring needs, but a great first effort at a useable everyday hybrid.
A safe, sensible, comfortable saloon. Not a patch on the latest BMW 3-Series, though.
Everything we've come to love about new-age Volvos in a smaller size
The new Kuga is safer and roomier than before. Less fun, but a better family car
Connectivity and interior layout takes priority over how it drives. For some, that'll be perfect
Skoda’s kept all of what we loved about the old Superb (size, space, value) and added updated interior tech and a genuinely stylish body. Verging on genius
More grown up and all the better for it. Priced very keenly too - it's a smart shout.
The Grandland X is a good car, but not a great car. However, that doesn’t matter so much in the SUV class