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Smart #1

Reviewers agree that the Smart #1 is a practical and refined compact family car, but its infotainment could deter some buyers.

Vauxhall Astra Electric

The Vauxhall Astra Electric is not a bad vehicle at all, but the strength and pricing of other family EVs makes it hard to recommend.

MG 4 XPower

The high-performance MG 4 XPower has received a mixed bag of review scores, with praise for its pace and criticism for its driving dynamics.

MG 5

Its not very exciting, but it's not trying to be. The MG 5 is a budget EV family car whose one job is to undercut everything else on price.

MG 4

Other electric cars are more polished, but reviewers believe the MG 4 is one of the best in its class - its unbeatable pricing is a bonus.

Ford Focus ST (2012 to 2018)

The third-generation Ford Focus ST wasn't the most agile hot hatch around, but its performance and practicality made it an appealing package.

Citroën ë-C4 X

Citroën ë-C4 X is a comfortable electric family car, but it is not the strongest option in its class, particularly when it comes to range.

Honda Civic Type R

Like its predecessor, the latest Honda Civic Type R has been earmarked as one of the best hot hatches around, despite its hefty price tag.