The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
Well thought out, versatile and thoroughly decent family estate. The weeniest bit boring
The Peugeot 508 SW is a better car than the Citroen C5 Tourer it shares its chassis with.
Not the most rounded family estate, but the big Pug oozes desirability. Much cooler than a 3 Series
Beautifully built and beautiful to look at. But the A4 is 98 per cent as good, cheaper and less pretentious.