Not a marketing exercise but an awesome machine.
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
For the vast majority of us, the 3 Series Touring is all the car we could use or want
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
Not as cheap as you’d expect, but still one of the best hot hatches on sale.
Because life is better when there’s a 7.0-litre V8 in front of you
Rivals keep it from a better score, but the new 3 is still one of the benchmarks for this class
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
A good car in a class of great ones
Tail-happy dynamics and a meaty V6 powerplant. Don't let the TC spoil your fun
Well thought out, versatile and thoroughly decent family estate. The weeniest bit boring
Jaguar said its SUVs made new estate cars pointless. It’s built one anyway, and it’s mostly a success.
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.