Steve Cropley's just driven the new Kia Cee'd hatchback, and he reckons it's got what it takes to compete with Europe's best.
The Cee'd was unveiled as a concept car at this year's Geneva motor show, where it received much praise for its rakish styling.
While it's inevitably been toned down slightly for production, this is still one of the more homogenous designs to emerge from a Korean brand, yet it's also not bland.
More importantly, on first impressions it's also good to drive. Read our first drive here.