Superb family all-rounder will politely give rivals a bloody nose.
A properly desirable Volvo wagon - finally a decent alternative to the Germans.
Goes in a different direction to the German alternatives, with convincing success.
Everything we've come to love about new-age Volvos in a smaller size
The V60 is a sensible, safe Volvo, just as you’d expect. The estate car of choice if comfort means more to you than handling
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years
A safe way to move a family around in style.
It’s handsome, well-built and pleasant, with Kia’s monster warranty an added draw.
Not quite a Discovery rival, but offers plenty of space for the cash
Facelifted Sportage gains mild hybrid diesel tech, but it’s not enough to radically alter the class landscape
As green as cars get these days, the V60 Plug-in has the best of both worlds – pace and economy.
Another string to Kia’s ever more impressive bow, the Picanto is a fun and interesting city car.
A well-considered first effort from Kia: a hot hatch nicely suited to the everyday real world.
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
New Soul puts practicality to the fore, but in other areas less progress has been made.
A safe, sensible, comfortable saloon. Not a patch on the latest BMW 3-Series, though.
A credible first ever sports saloon from Kia. Interesting to look at, and huge value for money. Needs a better gearbox though.
Forget the Magentis, this is a big Kia that's actually appealing. But so too is the cheaper Hyundai i40...
It won't trouble the cream of the three-door hatch brigade, but it's a mighty good effort, and looks fantastic.
A refreshing niche that ain’t a crossover, but not as sporty as billed
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.