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Our all-new and unique Expert Rating system analyses new cars based on dozens of UK media reviews to give you the best possible car buying advice. Check it out now!

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Nissan Leaf

The latest Nissan Leaf has received consistently good scores from the UK motoring media, although it has few electric family car rivals to measure against.

Kia Picanto

The Kia Picanto has received an unusually broad variation of media review scores, ranging from "Best City Car" awards to "Don't Buy" recommendations.

Dacia Sandero Stepway

The Dacia Sandero Stepway has an overall Expert Rating that places it in the midfield of similar cars, with its greatest strength being value for money.

Nissan Leaf e+ review

The Nissan Leaf e+ is a worthy range-topper with a bigger battery providing improved performance and better range, but it still can't keep up with key rivals.

Fiat Tipo

The Fiat Tipo is a medium-sized five-door hatchback and estate family car. The current generation model arrived in the UK in the...

Renault Megane RS

The Renault Megane RS has received very good scores from the UK media, with the top-spec 300hp models generally receiving better ratings than the 280hp model.

Skoda Scala

The Scala has received generally positive scores from the UK media, but the level of enthusiasm has varied from mildly disinterested to wildly enthusiastic.

Hyundai i30

The Hyundai i30 has received average to good reviews from the UK motoring media, and ranks right in the middle of the midfield for this sector.

Peugeot 308

The Peugeot 308 has received generally good reviews from the UK motoring media, although the interior ergonomics and dashboard layout have divided critics.

Mercedes-AMG A 35

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 has received good reviews from the UK media, with praise for its performance and interior, but criticism for a lack of driver engagement.

Mercedes-AMG A35 test drive

The Mercedes-AMG A35 is a fantastic bit of kit. It looks smart, has an excellent interior, and has the performance to take on the best hot hatches.

Mazda 3 review

The Mazda 3 cannot match some rivals for space or powerplants available, but scores with plentiful equipment and attractive, distinctive design, inside and out.

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