Buy without regret: the 3 drives as well as it looks. Very nicely balanced indeed.
Mazda’s new 3 family hatch: low on excitement, high on quiet satisfaction
Will shake up the city car segment and could become a game-changer for the whole class.
A far better car than it needs to be at the price, and we love it for that.
Good but not great supermini for dynamics, but a thoroughly enjoyable object
Great option for someone who doesn’t really care about cars or driving.
Peugeot has at last rediscovered some hot hatch form. Not the most startling small fast hatch, but a good effort.
Peugeot has a hit on its hands with the good looking and cheerily willing 208.
If you like driving, and like small cars, you'll love the Mazda 2.
Probably Fiat’s least interesting car, but that doesn’t mean it’s worth ignoring if you love a bargain.
An excellent and eminently practical car from Ford. Clever design, good to drive.
The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
A job well done. The Golf is better, but not by much.
Peugeot's hot hatch renaissance continues. The 308 GTI has a joyously wild streak
The 2008 is a proper little mashup, which just about works.
A very rational car in standard form, which will make your life easy, but not exciting. The i30 N hot hatch manages to make it easy AND exciting. It's ace
Go ahead if you like the look of it. If you don't, endless rivals are about as good.
It presents enough rational arguments that it'll insinuate itself deep into many families' lives.
Looks great, feels classy. Worth a look, Volkswagen and Ford owners.
Not as cheap as you’d expect, but still one of the best hot hatches on sale.
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.
A Seat that takes the brand back to its roots, the Toledo is unassuming but able.