Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
The V60 is a sensible, safe Volvo, just as you’d expect. The estate car of choice if comfort means more to you than handling
A first-time entrant from Seat that feels like they’ve been practicing for years.
The Karoq might have lost its predecessor’s personality, but on every other front it’s a better car than the one it replaces
If you like the baroque styling and can find a dealer, go for it.
An excellent and eminently practical car from Ford. Clever design, good to drive.
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
Facelifted Sportage gains mild hybrid diesel tech, but it’s not enough to radically alter the class landscape
It’s handsome, well-built and pleasant, with Kia’s monster warranty an added draw.
Not revolutionary, but Q2 is different enough to make you stand out in a crowd.
A very rational car in standard form, which will make your life easy, but not exciting. The i30 N hot hatch manages to make it easy AND exciting. It's ace
Superb design and refinement cloak a nondescript driving experience. Again.
Beautifully built and beautiful to look at. But the A4 is 98 per cent as good, cheaper and less pretentious.
Good looking, spacious and well equipped, but it’s missing on that oh-so-important ‘buy-me’ factor...
Just what the market ordered. Stylish crossover for people who don't need family space. But don't dig too deep beyond that
Better than the car it replaces, but not interesting, exciting or memorable.
Like your cars straightforward, fuss-free, and practical? You’ll really like this. (Very) quietly excellent without ever being memorable.
Lexus makes a posh compact SUV but forgets to make it drive well.
It’s not that the ASX is truly bad by any stretch of the imagination, it’s just that its competition is newer. And better.
Sharper looks, better quality interior and greener engines. Still average, though, and there are more able models on the market.