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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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Renault Zoe test drive

The second-generation Renault Zoe is a smart-looking EV with a delightfully punchy motor that makes it more fun to drive than any petrol or diesel rival.

Fiat Panda

Despite its poor safety record, the Fiat Panda continues to receive mostly positive media reviews, although the scores have tended to decline over time.

Suzuki Ignis

The Suzuki Ignis has received mostly positive media reviews. However, it was also rated "Don't Buy" by Which? due to its poor three-star safety rating.

Honda Jazz

The Honda Jazz has been praised by reviewers for its practicality and spaciousness, but has been criticised for poor levels of ride comfort and refinement.

Citroën C3

The Citroën C3 is a small supermini-class five-door hatchback. The current model was launched in the summer of 2016 before going on...

Renault Clio

The initial reviews for the new Renault Clio have been broadly positive, with particular praise for its refinement and high-quality interior.

SEAT Ibiza

The SEAT Ibiza is a small, supermini-class hatchback. The current model arrived in the UK in the summer of 2017 and shares...

Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia has received unanimously positive reviews from the UK motoring media, and has received numerous awards over the last six years.

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.

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