The yardstick by which all other cars of its type are measured. Dripping with desirability and quality, and with a wide range of engines and bodystyles available, the 3 Series can be anything you want it to be. Choose the right one, and it’s also sensational to drive.
Has all of BMW’s normal virtues – class, quality, desirability and exemplary driving dynamics – but wrapped up in a smaller, more affordable package. No wonder the 1 Series is such a hit with UK car buyers.
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.