The Mazda CX-3 has won the ‘Best Compact SUV’ award at the annual Fleet News Awards; a hotly contested category that features the likes of the Citroën C4, Dacia Duster and Renault Captur.
Here, we’ll take a look at all the features that set it apart from its closest rivals, and uncover what makes the CX-3 an almost unbeatable option for families that want the versatility that comes with a class-leading compact SUV.
The Leon Cupra was the first C-segment hatchback to roll off the production line following SEAT’s buy-out by Volkswagen. The Cupra has now acquired a similar build quality and performance to its German cousins, but with added versatility, with new variants including five-door, estate and sports options.
South Korean car manufacturers Kia have built on the popularity of the cee’d range by unveiling a host of new and improved varieties, focusing on technology and engine performance to cater more specifically to their target sales demographic of families and business users.
Vauxhall have stepped up to the big leagues of tech innovation with the new Astra 2015. Combining sophisticated electronics with a slimmer waistline and more active style, the seventh-generation Astra sets a new benchmark for Vauxhall. The refreshed new version will be welcomed by anyone looking for a sleeker, sportier, affordable family car.
The supermini SUV has taken the affordable family car market by storm. Ford’s offering, the EcoSport, has had some growing pains since its initial development, but the 2015 model, which recently went on sale, has had innumerable improvements to the design and performance.