Everything we've come to love about new-age Volvos in a smaller size
Interior finish apart, the CX-3 is a winner. Straight to the top of the class.
Volkswagen serves up more of the same and it's now better than ever.
It’s certainly different. It’s also very practical, with enough charm to appeal.
Peugeot ditches MPVs, does crossovers instead. Seven-seat 5008 is the biggest yet
Not the perfect solution to all your motoring needs, but a great first effort at a useable everyday hybrid.
It presents enough rational arguments that it'll insinuate itself deep into many families' lives.
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
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
The Kia Cee'd is the car that lobs the paving slab of reality into the windscreen of preconception. It might be a straight clone of a Toyota/Ford/VW hatch, but it’s a damn good one.
A safe, sensible, comfortable saloon. Not a patch on the latest BMW 3-Series, though.
Connectivity and interior layout takes priority over how it drives. For some, that'll be perfect
A cute, fine little convertible. Although the emphasis is on the little: the boot is tiny and the interior packaging is odd.
Suffers from exactly the same flaw as every other Infiniti – the only reason you’d buy one is because it’s rare-groove different. Not necessarily better.
A Seat that takes the brand back to its roots, the Toledo is unassuming but able.