Buy without regret: the 3 drives as well as it looks. Very nicely balanced indeed.
Mazda’s new 3 family hatch: low on excitement, high on quiet satisfaction
The Sandero is deservedly doing well: a reasonable car for a frankly astonishing price.
City car that feels more grown up than its size would suggest. Hyundai has hit on a winner here.
Toyota has changed more about the little Aygo than you might think, but the dull and rather small cabin keeps it behind the best of the rest
Will shake up the city car segment and could become a game-changer for the whole class.
Like the Skoda Citigo, a cheaper VW Up — a winner, in other words.
Good but not great supermini for dynamics, but a thoroughly enjoyable object
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
Low on excitement, but high on value. Ka+ is a Fiesta on a shoestring budget
If you need a roomy supermini this is about your last stop before a Honda Jazz. But it lacks the involvement of some older superminis.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it; updated Captur is still one of the better small crossovers on sale
The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
A perfectly able family hatchback that brings absolutely nothing new to the sector. Why, Nissan?
The 2008 is a proper little mashup, which just about works.
Not as cheap as you’d expect, but still one of the best hot hatches on sale.
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.
A fun car with a practical side, but no longer one of the sharpest hot hatches on sale
This Focus, if you get the better rear suspension, is the sweetest drive in the mainstream hatch class
A fantastic everyday proposition, a hot hatch that's easy to live with. Mostly for good
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
Only the interior isn't as good as the Golf. Beyond that, there's not a lot to split the Leon ST.
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