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 sport cars

1
Volkswagen Golf GTI/R
The Car Guide rating 84%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 6/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 9/10
2
The Car Guide rating 82%(view ratings)
Fuel economy 7/10
Reliability 6/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 8/10
Overall 9/10
3
Subaru WRX STI
The Car Guide rating 82%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 6/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 8/10