best buys

The Car Guide is pleased to share our favourite cars, pickups and SUVs for 2019: you'll find our recommendations for 27 categories. Turn to the Car Guide's best buys to help you make the right choice!

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Compact cars

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Volkswagen Golf
The Car Guide rating 85%
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Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 7/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 9/10
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The Car Guide rating 82%(view ratings)
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 10/10
Safety 10/10
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 7/10
Overall 8/10
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Honda Civic / Mazda Mazda3
The Car Guide rating 82%(view ratings)
Fuel economy 7/10
Reliability 6/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 6/10
Driving 8/10
Overall 9/10