Hatchbacks

2021 Toyota GR Yaris review (video)

Feb 10, 2021

At last, Toyota has introduced a proper hot hatch. The GR Yaris is here to duke it out with the likes of the Ford Fiesta ST, the upcoming Hyundai i20 N, and VW Polo GTI....

2020 Mercedes-AMG A 45 S review (video)

Jan 15, 2021

Yes, this is the most powerful hot hatch currently on the market. But is there more to the 2020 Mercedes-AMG A 45 S than sheer power? Surely it offers other, perhaps more rational and useable...

2020 Peugeot 308 GT Line review (video)

Jan 05, 2021

Competing in the small car market is a tough gig in 2020. Not only is it one of the most competitively fought markets, it’s also shrinking due to the increasing popularity of SUVs. Nevertheless, the...

2021 Toyota Yaris review – petrol vs hybrid (video)

Jan 03, 2021

Throw everything you know about the Toyota Yaris out the window. Any preconceptions you have on the light-sized hatch will be forgotten when you get to know the fourth generation 2021 model. It would have...

2020 Mazda3 Astina Skyactiv-X review (video)

Dec 01, 2020

The Mazda3 has been a huge success for the Japanese manufacturer. But since the recent price hike with the introduction of the current generation, and as more and more consumers clamber into the SUV arena,...

2020 Ford Focus ST review – manual & auto (video)

Nov 25, 2020

The hot hatch world is sizzling fiercely at the moment and is almost ready to burst through the pressure cooker. That’s great for driving fans because it means there are lots of options to choose...

2021 Hyundai i20 N prototype review (video)

Oct 07, 2020

Okay, driving fans, pay attention. If you’re looking for a fun, extremely nimble, and properly-engineered track day car or mountain road warrior, the incoming 2021 Hyundai i20 N is arriving next year. And, we can...

2021 Hyundai i30 N DCT prototype review (video)

Oct 02, 2020

The Hyundai i30 N has become a favourite among driving enthusiasts and track day fans. It’s built up an incredible following in a little over two years since it arrived. And something that’s sure to...

2020 Mercedes-AMG A 35 Sedan review (video)

Sep 29, 2020

Looking to buy a fast hot hatch but find the current crop too ostentatious and boisterous? The 2020 Mercedes-AMG A 35 sedan could be the perfect alternative you’ve been looking for. It sits in the...

2020 Suzuki Ignis GLX review (video)

Aug 15, 2020

Its petite proportions and bubbly attitude blend together to create quite a unique proposition that slots somewhere between a compact city hatch and a compact SUV. However, for the 2020 Suzuki Ignis GLX series II...

2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Series II review (video)

Aug 04, 2020

The 2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Series II is affordable, fun, capable in a variety of circumstances, and it surprises you with its packaging, safety and features. Is there anything not to like? The 2020 model,...

2020 Ford Fiesta ST review (video)

Jul 14, 2020

It’s definitely been one of the – if not the – benchmark vehicles in the compact hot hatch segment. But now there’s an all-new model. Can the 2020 Ford Fiesta ST live up to the...