How can our Top Family Car for 2017 be an iconic model from one of the world’s top luxury brands?

Quite easily, when it’s the BMW 318i. The Munich maker has taken one of its premium mainstays and opened it up to a whole new whole audience, by slotting its 1.5-litre, three-cylinder turbo engine into the 3-series – and giving you change from $60k.

It’s a real attention grabber when such models (including BMW’s own 320i) usually start in the $70k bracket.

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