An appliance carefully targeted at people who are uninterested in cars.
Not as fresh as it was, but ageing gracefully, and still the best DS of the bunch.
The Corolla is back, looking better than ever, but still short on fun
A far-reaching facelift has improved it, but it's still not a match for the class best. At least you can now justify it.
While still a comfy, useful hatchback, the C4 Cactus's move mainstream has taken away its class hero status
Neither revolutionary in style nor the most exciting to drive, but a very mature car
If you like driving, and like small cars, you'll love the Mazda 2.
Softer and a little disappointing: the new RS isn’t what it was. Still fun, but we hoped for more…
Good but not great supermini for dynamics, but a thoroughly enjoyable object
Cheery and characterful, the new Clio is a genuinely appealing supermini.
This is among the best compact estates on sale (partly because it isn’t really compact at all).
A fun car with a practical side, but no longer one of the sharpest hot hatches on sale
A fantastic everyday proposition, a hot hatch that's easy to live with. Mostly for good
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa into a class-competitive contender.
Colourful character in a muted part of the market
Citroen's Fiat Panda - character over driving thrills, but none the worse for that.
The Sandero is deservedly doing well: a reasonable car for a frankly astonishing price.
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa VXR into a convincing fast pocket rocket.
This Focus, if you get the better rear suspension, is the sweetest drive in the mainstream hatch class