Superb family all-rounder will politely give rivals a bloody nose
One of the best all-round performance cars ever made. Fast, forgiving, and everyday-friendly
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
The Karoq might have lost its predecessor’s personality, but on every other front it’s a better car than the one it replaces
New eighth-gen Golf remains the lingua-franca of the hatch world. A finely polished machine
A first-time entrant from Seat that feels like they’ve been practicing for years.
Great-looking, great to drive new Volvo should be a fine car to own.
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
Overlook the fact it’s so good that it’s almost joyless: the latest Golf GTI is very desirable indeed
After a classy cabrio but don't have Audi-like cash? Try this. GTI expensive but worth it; R perhaps not
A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families.
A safe way to move a family around in style.
The consummate big family SUV. Spectacular off-road, now better on it, but is it just too Range Rover for its own good?
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
The simplest and most exciting Toyota in years is also a real pleasure to drive
Peugeot ditches MPVs, does crossovers instead. Seven-seat 5008 is the biggest yet
Renault’s Qashqai rival is conveniently a rebodied… Qashqai. A fine appliance for family transport
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
Only the interior isn't as good as the Golf. Beyond that, there's not a lot to split the Leon ST.
Seat’s most complete car. It has no real weaknesses – but we just know you’d rather have the VW…
An addictive little begger that is much better than its list of failings would have you believe.