Family hatchbacks

Skoda Octavia hatchback review
Skoda Octavia
19 Jan 2021

Skoda Octavia hatchback review

"The Skoda Octavia hatchback is more spacious, efficient and handsome than ever"
Best family cars
Family cars
12 Jan 2021

Best family cars

Finding the best family car can be tough. Our top 10 rundown does the hard work for you
New Volkswagen ID.3 vs Tesla Model 3: rivals comparison
Electric cars
2 Jan 2021

New Volkswagen ID.3 vs Tesla Model 3: rivals comparison

How does Volkswagen’s electric ID.3 hatchback compare to the Tesla Model 3?
Audi A3 Sportback hatchback review
Audi A3
28 Dec 2020

Audi A3 Sportback hatchback review

"The striking Audi A3 Sportback now has the technology it needs to compete with rivals"
2021 Cupra el-Born electric hot hatchback: prices, specs and release date
2021 Cupra el-Born - front 3/4 view
Cupra
26 Dec 2020

2021 Cupra el-Born electric hot hatchback: prices, specs and release date

A Cupra-branded performance version of the SEAT el-Born is due next year
Volkswagen Golf hatchback review
Volkswagen Golf
11 Dec 2020

Volkswagen Golf hatchback review

"The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf improves incrementally on the old one in most areas and has a smart new interior"
Citroen C4 hatchback review
Citroen C4 hatchback review gallery
Citroën C4 hatchback
9 Dec 2020

Citroen C4 hatchback review

"The Citroen C4 is a comfortable family hatchback with modern, fashionable styling"
Audi A3 45 TFSI e plug-in hybrid launching in 2021
Audi A3
8 Dec 2020

Audi A3 45 TFSI e plug-in hybrid launching in 2021

Audi A3 gets a second PHEV powertrain, with a Golf GTI-matching 242bhp
Skoda Scala hatchback review
Skoda Scala
30 Nov 2020

Skoda Scala hatchback review

“The Skoda Scala is more practical and less expensive than the similarly sized Volkswagen Golf”
Skoda Scala SE Technology gets extra petrol engines
Skoda Scala
26 Nov 2020

Skoda Scala SE Technology gets extra petrol engines

Business-focused Scala SE Technology offers lots of equipment and good value for money
Volkswagen Golf GTE hatchback review
Volkswagen Golf GTE hatchback front 3/4 tracking
Volkswagen Golf GTE hatchback
24 Nov 2020

Volkswagen Golf GTE hatchback review

"The Volkswagen Golf GTE is a sporty plug-in but there's better value to be had elsewhere"
2021 Honda Civic prototype launched and interior teased
Honda Civic
18 Nov 2020

2021 Honda Civic prototype launched and interior teased

Images of next Honda Civic released, showing more understated styling than the current car
Updated 2020 Peugeot 308: prices, specs and release date
Peugeot 308
17 Nov 2020

Updated 2020 Peugeot 308: prices, specs and release date

Peugeot’s rival to the Ford Focus gets extra equipment and options; prices start at £21,310
Volkswagen ID.3 hatchback review
Volkswagen ID.3
11 Nov 2020

Volkswagen ID.3 hatchback review

"The Volkswagen ID.3 is essentially a futuristic, electric version of the the Golf, and VW hopes it will prove just as popular"
SEAT Leon hatchback review
SEAT Leon e-Hybrid hatchback front 3/4 tracking
SEAT Leon
10 Nov 2020

SEAT Leon hatchback review

"New technology narrows the gap between the SEAT Leon and the latest VW Golf"
Nissan Leaf hatchback review
Nissan Leaf Best Buy cutout
Nissan Leaf
10 Nov 2020

Nissan Leaf hatchback review

“Now in its second generation, the Nissan Leaf is a clever EV with an impressive driving range, useful technology and plenty of space. It broadens the…
Hyundai i30 Fastback hatchback review
Hyundai i30 Fastback N Line front 3/4 tracking
Hyundai i30 Fastback
4 Nov 2020

Hyundai i30 Fastback hatchback review

"The talented Hyundai i30 gets the five-door coupe treatment"
Kia Ceed hatchback review
Kia Ceed
3 Nov 2020

Kia Ceed hatchback review

The Kia Ceed hatchback takes on the establishment and gets close to causing an upset, offering more space and fun than before
Mercedes A-Class hatchback review
Mercedes A-Class
22 Oct 2020

Mercedes A-Class hatchback review

"Hi-tech, well built, stylish and as comfortable and luxurious as it should be: the Mercedes A-Class is a great premium hatchback"
Ford Focus hatchback review
Ford Focus
18 Oct 2020

Ford Focus hatchback review

"The latest Ford Focus hatchback fuses sporty road manners with comfort, safety and style"
Renault Megane eVision concept previews 2021 electric Megane crossover
Renault Megane
15 Oct 2020

Renault Megane eVision concept previews 2021 electric Megane crossover

New Renault Megane to launch next year capable of driving ‘from London to Newcastle’
Honda Civic hatchback review
Honda Civic
15 Oct 2020

Honda Civic hatchback review

“The latest Honda Civic is a real departure, with unique styling in the family hatchback class and lots of desirable talents”
2020 Volkswagen ID.3 hatchback: base model starts at under £30k
Volkswagen ID.3 - front 3/4 view - 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show
Volkswagen ID.3
14 Oct 2020

2020 Volkswagen ID.3 hatchback: base model starts at under £30k

The ID.3 Life model costs £29,990 after the plug-in car grant; seven trims available in total
2020 SEAT Leon: plug-in hybrid added to line-up
2020 SEAT Leon - front 3/4 view
SEAT Leon
12 Oct 2020

2020 SEAT Leon: plug-in hybrid added to line-up

New SEAT Leon e-Hybrid PHEV offers 36 miles of electric range
New Audi A3 40 TFSI e plug-in hybrid joins range
2020 Audi A3 Sportback - front 3/4 dynamic
Audi A3
30 Sep 2020

New Audi A3 40 TFSI e plug-in hybrid joins range

Audi A3 Sportback PHEV offers 41 miles of electric range; prices start from £33,060
2020 Ford Puma ST performance SUV breaks cover
Ford Puma SUV
24 Sep 2020

2020 Ford Puma ST performance SUV breaks cover

New Ford Puma ST has 197bhp and sprints from 0-62mph in 6.7 seconds
Vauxhall Astra hatchback review
Vauxhall Astra
17 Sep 2020

Vauxhall Astra hatchback review

"This Vauxhall Astra is the best yet. It combines efficient engines, an enjoyable driving experience and a stylish design to make it one of the best f…
Toyota Yaris Hybrid review
Toyota Yaris Hybrid front 3/4 tracking
Toyota Yaris Hybrid hatchback
9 Sep 2020

Toyota Yaris Hybrid review

The Toyota Yaris Hybrid is the ideal supermini for navigating towns and suburbs
Top 3 used family hatchbacks for £6,000
Ford Focus hatchback
4 Sep 2020

Top 3 used family hatchbacks for £6,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I need a spacious family hatchback that’s economical. What do you recommend for a budget of £6,000?”
New Peugeot 308 aiming for 2021 launch
2021 Peugeot 308 prototype - front 3/4 static
Peugeot 308 hatchback
4 Sep 2020

New Peugeot 308 aiming for 2021 launch

Peugeot’s rival to the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf should get an electric version
Nissan Leaf hatchback: old vs new
Nissan Leaf
21 Aug 2020

Nissan Leaf hatchback: old vs new

The mk1 Nissan Leaf was the world's best-selling electric car - how does the new one compare?
Renault ZOE: old vs new
Renault ZOE
5 Aug 2020

Renault ZOE: old vs new

The Renault ZOE is one of Britain's most popular EVs; how has it changed?
2020 Renault Megane facelift: prices, specs and release date
2020 Renault Megane RS Line - front 3/4 view
Renault Megane hatchback
24 Jul 2020

2020 Renault Megane facelift: prices, specs and release date

Facelifted Renault Megane brings new hybrid model, updated cabin tech and tweaked trim levels
BMW 1 Series hatchback review
BMW 1 Series
15 Jul 2020

BMW 1 Series hatchback review

"The front-wheel drive BMW 1 Series is great to drive and now has more space, making it a great all-rounder"
BMW 1 Series: old vs new
BMW 1 Series
15 Jul 2020

BMW 1 Series: old vs new

The latest BMW 1 Series is noticeably different to its predecessor - we compare old and new