Colourful character in a muted part of the market
The Evoque is pretty much all we hoped it’d be, a crossover to fall for.
Land Rover plays with a winning formula just enough. The Evoque remains a stylish, accomplished choice
Jaguar’s little crossover aims to storm a competitive set with F-Type-inspired looks inside and out, and an engaging drive
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
Overlook the fact it’s so good that it’s almost joyless: the latest Golf GTI is very desirable indeed.
After a classy cabrio but don't have Audi-like cash? Try this. GTI expensive but worth it; R perhaps not
The Megane RS has a newfound maturity. Better for tackling the Golf GTI, worse for tackling your local trackday
Not revolutionary, but Q2 is different enough to make you stand out in a crowd.
Biggest Mini yet is the least fun to drive. But new Countryman has practicality on its side.
An immensely fast and capable car to drive. But Golf R remains better to drive.
Incredibly competent, deceptively fast, but needs to be at warp speed before it gets interesting.
The definitive example of rock-solid, sensible, impeccable German engineering
Not the perfect solution to all your motoring needs, but a great first effort at a useable everyday hybrid.
Only the interior isn't as good as the Golf. Beyond that, there's not a lot to split the Leon ST.
The Clubman has charm but, although roomier, it’s not as fun to drive as it was.
Connectivity and interior layout takes priority over how it drives. For some, that'll be perfect
The Grandland X is a good car, but not a great car. However, that doesn’t matter so much in the SUV class