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Category : Road Tests

First Drive: Ford Fiesta Active

2 hours ago / 0 comments

‘Active’ trim adds SUV looks to the Fiesta line-up, finds Jonathan Musk…

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

3 days ago / 0 comments

Does Mercedes-Benz’s latest C-Class rewrite the rules for the compact segment, asks Jonathan Musk…

First Drive: Volvo V90 D4 Ocean Race

4 days ago / 0 comments

Behind yacht-inspired styling cues, the top-spec V90 is a great work tool, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: MG ZS Exclusive

1 week ago / 0 comments

MG sees its new SUV as an inroad into fleet – Alex Grant reckons it stands a good chance.

First Drive: Toyota Aygo

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Do updates to the best-selling Toyota Aygo keep it at the head of the pack? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Road Test: Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 1.4 TSI ACT SE Nav

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Is the seven-seat Tiguan a genuine MPV alternative? Alex Grant isn't convinced. This slideshow requires JavaScript. SECTOR Large SUV PRICE £29,370 FUEL 46.3mpg CO2 137g/km In the ... Read More »

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Does Jaguar’s first electric car meet expectations? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Road Test: Jaguar XF 25d AWD R-Sport

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

A little Land Rover technology has made the XF a thoroughbred Jaguar sports saloon, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Citroën C3 Aircross BlueHDI 100 Feel

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Citroën’s take on the popular supermini-SUV class is a distinctive newcomer. By Alex Grant.

Road Test: Nissan X-Trail dCi 130 4WD Tekna

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Alex Grant wonders if the versatile X-Trail might be the last of its kind.

First Drive: Range Rover P400e Plug-in Hybrid

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Range Rover reckons 20% of customers are already opting for the PHEV, Jonathan Musk finds out why…

First Drive: BMW X2

1 month ago / 0 comments

BMW hopes the X2 will stand out with keen styling and dynamics to match. By Martyn Collins.

First Drive: Hyundai Nexo

1 month ago / 0 comments

Nexo does more than just pick up where the ix35 fuel cell left off, explains Martyn Collins.

Road Test: Kia Niro PHEV

1 month ago / 0 comments

Smart thinking from Kia, but the plug-in Niro has stiff competition on the way. By Alex Grant.

Road Test: Peugeot 308 SW BlueHDI 150 GT-Line

1 month ago / 0 comments

Hot hatch styling with fleet-friendly running costs, the 308 is a great user-chooser option, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volkswagen Up GTI

1 month ago / 0 comments

Can Volkswagen’s smallest hot hatch punch above its weight? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: Hyundai i30 Fastback

1 month ago / 0 comments

A stylish coupé-like saloon extends the i30’s appeal, reckons Craig Thomas.

Road Test: Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TSI Elegance

1 month ago / 0 comments

Alex Grant finds out if Volkswagen’s four-door fastback has substance to match the seductive styling.

First Drive: Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

1 month ago / 0 comments

Does stretching a Tiguan appeal to the family man? Jonathan Musk takes a closer look.

First Drive: Nissan Leaf

1 month ago / 0 comments

Is Nissan’s trailblazer still ahead of the electric pack? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: Audi A7 50 TDI Quattro

1 month ago / 0 comments

Audi’s sector-bridging coupé isn’t just a style statement, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Volkswagen Touareg

1 month ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s tech-laden new flagship aims to continue its fleet appeal. Jonathan Musk heads to Austria to find out if it does.

First Drive: Citroën C4 Cactus

1 month ago / 0 comments

There are some pleasant surprises behind the quirky C4 Cactus’s restyle, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volvo XC40 D4 AWD R-Design Pro

2 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s first compact SUV should have old and new rivals feeling worried, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Ford EcoSport

2 months ago / 0 comments

EcoSport gets a new look and improved quality, but the class has moved on, says Martyn Collins.

Road Test: Abarth 124 Spider

2 months ago / 0 comments

There’s more to Abarth’s lively drop-top than good first impressions, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC EX

2 months ago / 0 comments

Honda’s brilliant small diesel engine joins the Civic line-up, but can it match its predecessor’s frugality? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: Suzuki Swift Sport

2 months ago / 0 comments

Lighter, longer, more powerful and practical, the new Swift Sport aims to worry the established elite at their own game, discovers Jonathan Musk…

Road Test: Seat Arona FR 1.5 TSI

2 months ago / 0 comments

Building on the popular Ateca, the compact Arona has all the makings of a great user-chooser car, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Vauxhall Grandland X Turbo Elite

2 months ago / 0 comments

Long suspicious by its absence, can Vauxhall’s Qashqai rival muscle in on a crowded sector? Alex Grant finds out.