A beautiful, entertaining and fundamentally different hatch.
A capable machine, but more GT than hot hatch. Think mature rather than arm-wangly Italian
Buy it for the looks and lifestyle, then put up with the flaws. Likeable, but irrational
Jeep’s tough-look new Renegade brings much-needed brand kudos.
There’s nothing wrong with the Volkswagen Jetta, but why on earth would you get one when the Golf is so much more versatile?
The Subaru XV can manage more than many of its competitors off-road, but it's let down by its engine and gearbox
It's taken Volkswagen a surprising amount of time to get here, but finally we have a Golf Estate that's up with the best.
All-new CR-V is a big step up. Not perfect, but a worthy rival to the best in this class
Better than the car it replaces, but not interesting, exciting or memorable.
Seat’s most complete car. It has no real weaknesses – but we just know you’d rather have the VW…
It’s big, expensive and not especially clever, but it is really, really good at ferrying lots of people about. Really, really quietly.
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