As soon as I press the starter button and the engine burbles into life I get a good feeling about the Suzuki Swift Sport.
The problem with people carriers is if you fill them with people there’s barely any room for luggage.
From the Fiesta through the Focus to the Mondeo, Ford does the best hatchbacks in its class.
“Is that a five-litre engine under there,” asked a friend, pointing at the “TDI 50” badge on my Audi A7 Sportback.
Few car makers have overhauled their image as rapidly and successfully as Volvo.
When the BMW X3 was first launched in 2004 it was one of a very few premium SUVs on the market.
A decade ago, Kia changed from a purveyor of cheap and cheerful runarounds to a maker of some very competitive cars indeed.
Would you pay £36,000 for a Citroen? Thanks to a clever piece of rebranding, you won’t have to.
Along with the Nissan Qashqai, the Kia Sportage was one of two cars that kicked off the SUV craze.