Everything we've come to love about new-age Volvos in a smaller size
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa VXR into a convincing fast pocket rocket.
The Cayenne remains the king of driver-friendly SUVs. A very complete machine
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
A big French saloon might be an oddball choice, but the 508 looks bold, feels good and drives (mostly) well
Softer and a little disappointing: the new RS isn’t what it was. Still fun, but we hoped for more…
Cheery and characterful, the new Clio is a genuinely appealing supermini.
Volkswagen serves up more of the same and it's now better than ever.
Vauxhall has turned the Corsa into a class-competitive contender.
Leave your baggage about its looks at the door and the Cayenne Coupe is a stupendous thing
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
A cute, fine little convertible. Although the emphasis is on the little: the boot is tiny and the interior packaging is odd.
A safe, sensible, comfortable saloon. Not a patch on the latest BMW 3-Series, though.
Neither revolutionary in style nor the most exciting to drive, but a very mature car
Not as fresh as it was, but ageing gracefully, and still the best DS of the bunch.
A refreshing niche that ain’t a crossover, but not as sporty as billed
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.
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.