Right now, it might just be the best handling hardcore supercar of them all.
This Focus, if you get the better rear suspension, is the sweetest drive in the mainstream hatch class
A gamble of a reinvention, but the new, grown-up yet gigglesome Fiesta ST is mostly a winner. Buy one.
More useful than the biggest estates, and good to drive. Avoid the SUV rat-race.
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
A thoroughly capable family car that handles far better than it really needs to
It’s handsome, well-built and pleasant, with Kia’s monster warranty an added draw.
An excellent and eminently practical car from Ford. Clever design, good to drive.
It’s not sophisticated, but it is enormously good fun. Even as a convertible
A great 21st century take on the classic pony car
Not quite as convincing as the larger S-Max, but it's now not all that far off.
A big step up from the old one, but still overshadowed by the brilliant S-Max.
The new Kuga is safer and roomier than before. Less fun, but a better family car
A well-considered first effort from Kia: a hot hatch nicely suited to the everyday real world.
More grown up and all the better for it. Priced very keenly too - it's a smart shout.
Another string to Kia’s ever more impressive bow, the Picanto is a fun and interesting city car.
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
Facelifted Sportage gains mild hybrid diesel tech, but it’s not enough to radically alter the class landscape
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
Low on excitement, but high on value. Ka+ is a Fiesta on a shoestring budget
Ford has gone to work on the updated EcoSport, dragging it from a blot on its record to a class contender