The Golf is a car that ticks pretty much every box: great to drive; lovely to sit in; and, more affordable to own than you might think. Whether you’re after an economical runabout, a practical family estate or a thrilling hot hatch, the Golf range has you covered.
Audi’s slinky A5 looks great, regardless of whether you choose it in Coupe, Cabriolet or Sportback guise. It’s not as good to drive as it is to look at, but you do get decent practicality and a high-class interior, and there’s no doubting the appeal of that Audi badge.
For many, the Ford Focus embodies the whole small family car sector. It’s one of the best cars of its type to drive, with agile handling, a comfortable ride and punchy engines. It’s also affordable to buy and run, and it’s practical enough for a small family.