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.
The simplest and most exciting Toyota in years is also a real pleasure to drive
A thoroughly capable family car that handles far better than it really needs to
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.
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
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
The looks are polarising, but if you want it, you’ll really really want it.
The Prius gets better in the areas it needed to, but its styling will scare your kids.
More grown up and all the better for it. Priced very keenly too - it's a smart shout.
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.
Toyota has changed more about the little Aygo than you might think, but the dull and rather small cabin keeps it behind the best of the rest
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
A far-reaching facelift has improved it, but it's still not a match for the class best. At least you can now justify it.
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.