The BMW X5 transformed the luxury SUV sector when it was launched 20 years ago.
Seat is part of the vast Volkswagen empire and the Spanish brand is unashamedly pitched at younger drivers, with Skoda being used to hoover up the older motoring crowd.
Mazda has produced some of the best SUVs in recent years. The spacious and capable CX-5 is perhaps my favourite of the Nissan Qashqai-sized vehicles, while the stylish CX-3 can hold its head high in the Nissan Juke category.
Rumours of the death of the people carrier have been greatly exaggerated.
Vauxhall’s Astra has been one of the best selling family hatchbacks for 40 years now.
Kia is a company that has expanded relentlessly and successfully over the past decade.
Nissan took a new direction when they launched the fifth generation Nissan Micra.
A full decade ago Ford transformed the supermini market with the sixth generation Fiesta.
The DS3 Crossback is a small, trendy crossover designed to do battle with the Mini Countryman, Audi Q2 and BMW X2.
It took Ford a while to get the Kuga right. The first generation was fun to drive but cramped inside. The second generation was much more spacious but hardly inspired the keen driver.