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Category : Road Tests

First Drive: Kia Sorento GT-Line

4 days ago / 0 comments

The sportiest Sorento makes the most of the flagship’s latest technology, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Mazda6

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

In a tough sector, the 6 offers something a little different to the norm, says Alex Grant.

First Drive: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Does Mitsubishi’s latest reworking of the popular plug-in make it any better? Jonathan Musk finds out…

First Drive: BMW X4

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Distinctive and more spacious, the new X4 is a serious coupe-SUV, says Martyn Collins.

First Drive: Mazda CX-3

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Launched in 2015, Mazda’s CX-3 B-segment SUV has established itself as a volume seller for the brand, having sold 58,627 units in Europe in the last … Read More »

First Drive: Mini Clubman City

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Mini is best known as a retail brand, but with the City its aiming to open its six doors to fleets…

Road Test: Ford Ecosport ST-Line 1.0 EcoBoost (140PS)

2 months ago / 0 comments

Ford hopes to add a bit of Fiesta appeal to its sportiest compact SUV, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volkswagen Polo GTI

2 months ago / 0 comments

The Polo takes its best shot yet at the junior hot hatch class. By Alex Grant.

Road Test: Ford Mustang GT Convertible

2 months ago / 0 comments

In a country full of German drop-tops, can a five-litre Mustang make sense? Alex Grant finds out.

Road Test: Suzuki Swift Sport

2 months ago / 0 comments

Replacing a cult classic, Alex Grant finds out if the grown up new Swift Sport has lost its edge.

First Drive: Jeep Renegade

2 months ago / 0 comments

The junior Jeep is taking a step towards a diesel-free future, explains Alex Grant

First Drive: Jeep Wrangler

2 months ago / 0 comments

A true off-roader that feels more at home away from the tarmac, says Craig Thomas.

Road Test: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 4 CVT AWD

2 months ago / 1 comments

A new shape for the Eclipse name, but can it build on the Outlander PHEV’s success? By Alex Grant.

Early Drive: 2019 BMW 3 Series

2 months ago / 0 comments

Neil Briscoe gets an early drive of the all-new, high-technology 3 Series in prototype form, to find out what’s in store for the next generation of … Read More »

First Drive: Kia Picanto X-Line

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s top-spec Picanto hopes to tempt drivers out of compact SUVs, explains Alex Grant.

Road test: Seat Arona 1.6 TDI

2 months ago / 0 comments

Seat’s Arona could just be what the market wants and needs, finds Jonathan Musk…

Road Test: Jaguar E-Pace P250 R-Dynamic HSE

3 months ago / 0 comments

The junior Jaguar shaped up differently to expected, but it’s filling a familiar role. By Alex Grant.

First Drive: Ford Fiesta ST

3 months ago / 0 comments

Is Ford’s latest Fiesta ST king of the current hot hatch crop? Jonathan Musk finds out…

First Drive: Hyundai Tucson

3 months ago / 0 comments

Jonathan Musk drives Hyundai’s refreshed mid-size SUV to find out what’s new…

First Drive: Hyundai Kona 1.6 CRDi diesel

3 months ago / 0 comments

Can diesel prove to be the pick of the bunch for Hyundai’s fun Kona? By Jonathan Musk

First Drive: Peugeot 508

4 months ago / 0 comments

Peugeot goes premium with the new 508 – and convincingly, too. By Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volkswagen Golf SV GT 1.5 TSI Evo (150PS) DSG

4 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s space-efficient compact MPV deserves wider recognition, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: Ford Fiesta Active

4 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

4 months 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 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

5 months ago / 0 comments

Is the seven-seat Tiguan a genuine MPV alternative? Alex Grant isn’t convinced. SECTOR Large SUV PRICE £29,370 FUEL 46.3mpg CO2 137g/km In the decade since it launched, … Read More »

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Jaguar XF 25d AWD R-Sport

5 months ago / 0 comments

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