Good: Enjoyable and fun to drive. Economical engines. Sensibly priced. Feels well built. Ride harshness over bumps improved for 2011.
Bad: Interior plastics aren't soft to touch. Side bump strips a dealer-fit option.
Good: Forthcoming Mazda2 gets new 1.5 Skyactiv D diesel engine and upgraded 1.3 and 1.5 petrol engines.
Bad: Not in UK until 2015.
Good: Good looking and well engineered. Efficient engines. Excellent steering and handling.
Bad: No DAB radio at launch.
Good: Family friendly seven seater. Sport has remote electric sliding side doors. Economical and light new 1.6 diesel. Compliant suspension astonishingly good on poor road surfaces.
Bad: Folding centre seat not as clever as Ford Grand C-MAX.
Good: Striking new saloon with Skyactiv technology. Low CO2 from 104g/km. Drives as well as it looks.
Bad: Mazda already at full production to satisfy huge demand for CX-5.
Good: Economical and efficient. Comfortable ride. Well equipped as standard. Practical and spacious yet compact.
Bad: 2WD diesels on 17-inch wheelsdon't handle as well as the petrol model. Cabin is drab compared to the exterior
Good: A great sports car. Incredibly nimble. Responsive steering. Easy to live with day to day. Comparatively inexpensive to run. Roof is easy to fold down.
Bad: Limited cabin space. Requires special coolant. Roof not electric.
Good: New MX-5 gets more interior space than before. Promises to be just as good to drive.
Bad: Styling has divided opinion.
Good: Electrically folding hard top version of the MX-5. Just as good to drive as the standard fabric roof model. Top build quality.
Bad: Not much room in the cabin. Limited boot space. Starting to show its age.
Cars not officially imported to the UK