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.
A likeable Swiss Army knife. A bit bland but will shrug off anything thrown at it.
Not as refined as a Freelander, but a hard-working, honest car that will never let you down
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
A car that returns to trade on past glories. The game's moved on, Subaru.
Great chassis, great interior but so-so powertrain – the Subaru Impreza remains an oddball
An excellent and eminently practical car from Ford. Clever design, good to drive.
The new Kuga is safer and roomier than before. Less fun, but a better family car
A fun car with a practical side, but no longer one of the sharpest hot hatches on sale
Not quite as convincing as the larger S-Max, but it's now not all that far off.
It’s not sophisticated, but it is enormously good fun. Even as a convertible
A great 21st century take on the classic pony car
A fantastic everyday proposition, a hot hatch that's easy to live with. Mostly for good
More grown up and all the better for it. Priced very keenly too - it's a smart shout.
Ford has gone to work on the updated EcoSport, dragging it from a blot on its record to a class contender
Low on excitement, but high on value. Ka+ is a Fiesta on a shoestring budget
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.
The Subaru XV can manage more than many of its competitors off-road, but it's let down by its engine and gearbox