Not a marketing exercise but an awesome machine.
Not as cheap as you’d expect, but still one of the best hot hatches on sale.
For the vast majority of us, the 3 Series Touring is all the car we could use or want
Rivals keep it from a better score, but the new 3 is still one of the benchmarks for this class
It defines this sector and should be its default buy. You simply can’t go wrong.
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.
The e-Golf is an EV that works for most of us, most of the time. A truly convincing electric car.
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
As entertaining and satisfying as the old Twingo was mundane and mediocre.
Well thought out, versatile and thoroughly decent family estate. The weeniest bit boring
Solid, gimmick-free all-rounder that’s slightly less good at everything than a Golf, but cheaper for it.
Tail-happy dynamics and a meaty V6 powerplant. Don't let the TC spoil your fun
The Jimny’s ultra-honest unpretentiousness is the antidote to every beige crossover out there. Just don’t expect sophistication, and you’ll adore it
Seat’s most complete car. It has no real weaknesses – but we just know you’d rather have the VW…
Not sexy, not fun, not a heartstring-tugger, but by gum is this a clever car. Brilliantly fit for purpose
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
It’s big, expensive and not especially clever, but it is really, really good at ferrying lots of people about. Really, really quietly.
Seat’s strongest car in a long time, the Leon is now a Golf-baiting player.
The Suzuki Jimny is a tiny, cheap and rival-free hardcore off-roader. Does what it does quite brilliantly. Does everything else appallingly.