The modelRead full review
The Toyota Corolla is a fine family car, with hybrid engines that offer exceptionally low running bills. It isn't perfect – its infotainment system is poor, the Skoda Octavia offers much better rear seat space and the Ford Focus is more fun to drive – but on the plus side, it's very comfortable, it benefits from Toyota's exceptional reliability record and you get loads of standard equipment.get the best price
The trimSee full equipment
Entry-level Icon trim gets you dusk-sensing LED headlights, power-folding door mirrors, traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, lumbar adjustment (front seats), an 8.0in touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto, keyless start, a rear-view camera, dual-zone climate control, heated front seats and 16in alloy wheels. It's worth upgrading to Icon Tech if you can, though.
The engineSee full engine specs
In many ways, this is the best version of the Corolla, because its 177bhp 2.0-litre hybrid is much punchier and responds far more eagerly when you squeeze its accelerator pedal. However, it's a pity you end up with a much smaller boot than the 1.8-litre hybrid.
The VW Golf is good to drive, but let down by a fiddly dashboa...
Tidy to drive, comfortable and strong resale values make...
Excellent infotainment and a top-notch interior...
The Subaru Impreza is safe and great off road, but it trails i...