The Ford B-MAX is a brilliantly usable, great-to-drive small people carrier.
£13,095 - £19,325
The Subaru Forester is practical, rugged and reliable, even if it’s not the best looking SUV out there.
£24,995 - £30,995
The Lexus IS takes on the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class diesel models with its efficient hybrid, and it's surprisingly fun to drive.
£26,495 - £36,750
The Vauxhall Cascada convertible is a cruiser with the power to spring a few surprises.
£24,500 - £30,495
The Peugeot 2008 offers cheap and practical motoring, but lacks the fun factor.
£13,195 - £20,295
The Mercedes CLA is a stylish and economical four-door coupe, unfortunately lacking driver appeal.
£24,775 - £42,270
The Volkswagen Golf GTI is a car for every occasion - it's fast, comfy and practical.
£27,500 - £29,570
The Skoda Octavia estate sets the bar in terms of practicality, reliability and value for money. It's got the biggest boot in its class, too.
£17,485 - £29,115
The Beetle Cabriolet is alomst as fun as the MINI convertible, but with fewer practical compromises.
£19,230 - £27,860
The Audi A5 Cabriolet comes with Audi's deserved reputation for performance and build quality - convertibles don’t come much classier than this.
£32,425 - £47,035