The Corolla is the biggest selling car in the world and an institution here in NZ.
When released in the mid-1960s, it was a cheap and cheerful small vehicle that was reliable, frugal and easy to drive.
The stretched Golf will cater to anyone who requires a larger cargo capacity and hybrid-rivalling fuel economy.
With the Prius c, you get a compact hatchback with a decent-sized boot and surprising rear legroom.
Sharp styling is nice, and strong performance can be exciting, but nothing speaks to new car buyers as loudly as price.
Driving the base model of the Toyota Corolla GX is a challenge to my expectations.
It's lithe, agile and fast, and sitting in front of the fire blocking the heat from everyone else.
The Toyota Ist is based on the Yaris, but feels roomier.
It has the right proportion of power, handling and looks, and a sweet five-speed manual gearbox that puts you in control