A good car in a class of great ones
The long-awaited baby Jag doesn’t disappoint. It needed to be right. It is. Now it has to deliver sales.
Comfy and quiet yet brilliant to drive. The handling-nerd's car in this class
By going transverse-engined the X1 has become technically less distinctive, but more useful in the real world
A properly desirable Volvo wagon - finally a decent alternative to the Germans.
Will shake up the city car segment and could become a game-changer for the whole class.
The latest Tiguan feels solid, sensible and laser-guided at its target market
MPV sales are down, but the stylish Scenic has every chance of reversing the trend.
The Sandero is deservedly doing well: a reasonable car for a frankly astonishing price.
Goes in a different direction to the German alternatives, with convincing success.
More useful than the biggest estates, and good to drive. Avoid the SUV rat-race.
Jeep’s tough-look new Renegade brings much-needed brand kudos.
Buy it for the looks and lifestyle, then put up with the flaws. Likeable, but irrational
One of Britain’s best-selling cars, the Qashqai is quiety, comfy and homemade, too
A perfectly able family hatchback that brings absolutely nothing new to the sector. Why, Nissan?
A refreshing niche that ain’t a crossover, but not as sporty as billed
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
Well thought out, versatile and thoroughly decent family estate. The weeniest bit boring
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.
Easy to own but there's not a lot of flair compared to its myriad rivals
Italophiles will get some kicks here, but this is an average effort that is easily trumped for comparable money.