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Honest John Awards 2018: Small family car category

Any small family car worth its salt should offer practicality, space and comfort. It should have an entertaining drive too, along with a few luxury features. Here's the shortlist for the most popular small family cars on

This shortlist is based on user visits, which means they're the most popular cars with our readers, but which model will win the Honest John Award for 2018?

Volvo V40

The Volvo V40 drives like a premium car, with good ride quality, strong performance and impressive refinement. There's also a very decent range of engines on offer.

Honda Civic

The new Civic is an affordable, well-equipped and very practical family car. It also offers affordable fuel costs and is great to drive too.

Ford Focus

The Ford Focus is better than ever, with a competitive price and superb range of engines. If you want a family car that boasts quality, look no further than the Focus. 

Mazda 3

The Mazda 3 matches its German rivals on quality, but undercuts them on price, with a well-built interior and strong range of efficient engines. 

Volkswagen Golf

It might not break any boundaries, but the quality and refinement of the Golf is effortlessly brilliant. As a result it remains one of the best family cars money can buy.


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