Is it an ugly duckling or a beautiful swan? It appears that there are two distinct camps of opinion when it comes to the Fiat Multipla - and those that love the car value it as an immensely practical and cleverly designed people carrier.
You don't have to pay through the nose for Mercedes quality, and here's the car that proves it - the MCC Smart. Developed by Mercedes with watchmaker Swatch, the car was planned to be as small as possible while remaining practical.
With the current model getting all the attention thanks to its futuristic looks, class-leading safety and impressive comfort, the previous- generation Renault Laguna could seem distinctly old hat these days.
Get behind the wheel of any Honda and there's immediately a taut, precise feel. The Accord is no exception, with great handling finesse and driver involvement to rival many German executive competitors.