Our cars: Audi A3 Saloon, BMW i3 and Mini Cooper

The Audi A3 Saloon gives a demonsatration of why it's our Executive Car of the Year, while the BMW i3 and the Mini Copper both suffer a case of 'computer says no' syndrome

Every day we take a look at life with some of the cars we live with on a daily basis. Today, we are looking at the Audi A3 Saloon, the BMW i3 and the Mini Copper.

Director of testing John Mcllroy has been busy driving two of our cars this week: in the BMW i3 he finds that the summer heat causes some unexplained issues with the infotainment system; meanwhile a trip to Ikea reminds him of just why the Audi A3 Saloon reigns as our Executive Car of the Year.

Our deputy production editor, Melanie Falconer, has also been having software issues with her long-termer, the Mini Cooper. It seems that the Mini doesn't like her Android phone and vice versa.

Read all the updates on life with our long-term test fleet.

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