Pandemic and lockdown restrictions have meant I’ve not been able to really let the Mazda3 shine, after being restricted to local journeys; mainly urban school runs … Read More »
Citroën’s all-new family hatchback challenger follows other new PSA models by offering a full-electric version, promising a long range and low running costs. Martyn Collins takes … Read More »
The new Suzuki S-Cross now benefits from a ‘strong’ mild hybrid system, finds Jonathan Musk.
Plug-in tech promises low tax and running costs for the appealing X3. Jonathan Musk drives.
Our new plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a welcome addition to the Fleet World long-term fleet. Martyn Collins reports.
Sharp looks, a keen drive, plenty of standard kit and mild hybrid technology mark out the i20 in the supermini class, Martyn Collins finds.
Lopping the boot off the e-tron isn’t as mad as it may at first seem, discovers Peter Richaud.
Improvements to Fiat’s best-seller go deeper than its electric powertrain, says Alex Grant.
Kia’s biggest UK SUV majors on technology and also includes hybrids for the first time in its history. Martyn Collins takes it for a drive.
Several weeks on from taking delivery of the Mazda3 and my first impressions have proved lasting ones.
Could the mild-spice N Line i10 be all the car you’ll ever need? Jonathan Musk investigates.
Audi’s executive saloon goes plug-in hybrid and the result could be the pick of the A6 range, Martyn Collins reckons.
I feel like I’ve hit the jackpot with Fleet World’s new Mazda3 long termer – a feeling I’m sure is going to continue during its six … Read More »
Hybridised Swift Sport cuts costs, but its increased price could be an issue, thinks Martyn Collins. SECTOR: Supermini PRICE: £21,820 FUEL (WLTP): 50.1mpg CO2 (WLTP): 127g/km … Read More »
Citroën’s SUV range-topper goes plug-in hybrid, promising impressive efficiency and running costs. Martyn Collins goes out for a drive.
Signifying the first full-EV Lexus, does the UX hit the sweet spot, asks Jonathan Musk?
If you want utilitarian bang-for-your-buck, look no further than the Dacia Logan MCV Stepway Bi-Fuel, says Jonathan Musk.
The facelift for the second-generation Countryman focuses on design tweaks, additional equipment and new tech, Martyn Collins finds. SECTOR: Crossover PRICE: £24,295-£36,075 FUEL (WLTP): 42.8-166.2mpg CO2 (WLTP): 39-163g/km With … Read More »
An extended stay, due in part to coronavirus, saw the Combo Life spend some nine months with me, giving me a chance to really put it … Read More »
The Renault Clio brightens up our long-term fleet. Luke Wikner reports back on its first few weeks in service.
Volvo’s smallest SUV, the XC40, has a growing electrified range, including the T5 Twin Engine. Martyn Collins recounts his first month with the plug-in hybrid.
The Combo Life is put to the test with a family holiday.
Is an SUV foot print, combined with Focus underpinnings and plug-in hybrid tech, a happy combination? Martyn Collins finds out…
Has Land Rover pulled off the seemingly impossible task of reinventing the Defender for the modern age? Jonathan Musk finds out.
Just one minor issue before lockdown, that was resolved easily, thanks to excellent customer service.
Compactness, practicality and efficiency – but has Toyota added the missing driver involvement to the Yaris? Martyn Collins finds out.
More of the same from Nissan’s baby crossover, with significant improvements reckons Martyn Collins.
The XC60 is Volvo’s best-seller for fleet and after six months and 4,000 miles of living with this D4 R-Design, it’s not difficult to see why.
Returned to the market after a short hiatus, the up! GTI is still a budget firecracker offering surprisingly good economy. Jonathan Musk drives.
We report back on the wealth of kit on the Combo Life.
The UK’s easing of lockdown conditions enables Natalie Middleton to get to grips with the Combo Life.
The latest 1 Series is nothing short of perfect, but it comes at a cost, finds Jonathan Musk.
Latest updates to the revised range ensure the Passat keeps its fleet-focused promise, writes Jonathan Musk.
Nearing a 300-mile range, the new Soul is now electric only in Europe, but does it answer the usual anxieties, Jonathan Musk asks.
The new generation Golf marks its most radical change in decades, but does it upset the apple cart? Jonathan Musk finds out.
Honda’s reinvention of the Jazz puts it at the top of the small hybrid tree, finds Jonathan Musk.
Natalie Middleton on lockdown motoring – or a lack of it – in the Combo Life.
The final report on the Ibiza sees it earn it plaudits for its looks and boot space. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Natalie Middleton looks beyond the Combo Life’s exterior.
John Challen reflects on the Kodiaq as it heads back to Škoda HQ. Our time with the Škoda Kodiaq has come to an end and it’s … Read More »
Alex Grant tests the parking system in the BMW in his second report. At 4.7 metres, our 330e is only marginally shorter end to end than … Read More »
An over-eager service reminder gets sorted quick for our 508 SW. Top marks for my local dealer Desira Peugeot in Bury St Edmunds this week. With … Read More »
There may be a limited company car user-chooser market for the Combo Life, but drivers are likely to get two nice surprises once they’re behind the … Read More »
Our new long-termer has a decidedly sporty flavour. Curtis Hutchinson reports back.
We put the SEAT Ibiza’s interior and specification to the test.
Warmest Clio still follows the same high-quality, fine-driving formula, finds Martyn Collins.
BMW has built a fleet-friendly coupé, finds Jonathan Musk, with the addition of two extra doors and 1 Series efficiency.
Can the segment-defining X6 fend off a raft of new coupe-SUVs? Alex Grant finds out.
Martyn Collins finds that this electric Mini’s keen drive does have a range cost.
Peugeot’s hybrid SUV combines practicality, all-wheel drive and predicted low running costs reckons Martyn Collins.
The fifth generation of a household name is now equipped for a new era. By Alex Grant.
Practice makes perfect for the new Superb, finds Jonathan Musk.
It’s all change for the CX-5, as Craig Thomas takes over testing. Taking over the running of the CX-5 means a change in environment for the … Read More »
John Challen gets to grips with the Kodiaq’s onboard tech. My frustrations last month with the Kodiaq’s infotainment system have receded somewhat – and I’m sure … Read More »
Alex Grant takes the keys for our new 330e plug-in hybrid long-termer. With the Government changing the goalposts on the phasing out of combustion engines this … Read More »
Plug-in hybrid 508s are next in Peugeot’s electrification plans. Martyn Collins finds a few compromises.
Dan Gilkes heads behind the wheel of our long-term 508 SW.
It is a case of new year, new Volvo for Fleet World as in early December I took delivery of Volvo’s most popular model, an XC60 … Read More »
Fiat has been late to electrify, but the first steps are being taken along its electric path, discovers Jonathan Musk.
Mild hybrid engines, clever stowage features and neat styling could take the Ford Puma to the top, says Martyn Collins.
The Combo Life remains a faithful stead, says Curtis Hutchinson. Three months in and the Combo Life XL is making sense as a fleet proposition. While … Read More »
John Challen checks out the wealth of kit on the Kodiaq. I like to think I embrace technology and the advances it brings, even when I … Read More »
The CX-5’s impressive headlamps and bucket load of equipment help temper the weather, reports Dan Gilkes.
The recent announcement of several new Touareg variants helps make an even stronger case for Volkswagen’s big 4×4 among user-choosers, says Julian Kirk in his final … Read More »
Stuffed full of equipment, the i10 aims to make the city car relevant again, finds Jonathan Musk.
The B-SUV pioneer is back, with an improved package that still appeals, reckons Martyn Collins.
Our final review on the Tarraco as it heads back home.
With distinctive styling and the choice of full electric power, Martyn Collins reckons Peugeot’s baby SUV hits the mark against rivals.
Martyn Collins wonders if estate practicality and a minor facelift is enough to save the Mondeo?
An electric supermini with equally super price is something to shout about, says Jonathan Musk.
Natalie Middleton tries some of the gadgets onboard the Tarraco. Dubbed ‘The Indulgent One’ in the Tarraco brochure, our mid-spec Excellence trim really does come with … Read More »
Julian Kirk does the maths on the Touareg’s finance options.
The Kodiaq proves its practical side. John Challen reports. The big Škoda is settling nicely into life in the Fleet World family and a number of … Read More »
The Outlander PHEV continues to make a strong case for plug-in hybrids, says Alex Grant in his final report. It’s just over a year since OLEV … Read More »
Our Combo Life long-termer is piling on the mileage, says Curtis Hutchinson. We are into our second month with the Combo Life and have had the … Read More »
The Mazda MX-30 challenges EV conventions and if you can live with the range, it will offer an interesting alternative to rivals, says Martyn Collins.
As the C5 Aircross heads back to base, Martyn Collins ruminates on its many high points. Sadly, the C5 Aircross is now back with its French … Read More »
Martyn Collins finds it’s more of the same for Audi’s premium supermini, being good to drive with a reasonably spacious interior.
Tesla’s smallest and cheapest model takes away all reasons not to go electric, finds Jonathan Musk.
Tech heavy it might be, but can the new Golf retain the lead in the lower medium class?
Electric power transforms the DS 3 Crossback discovers Jonathan Musk.
Dan Gilkes looks into a service light on our CX-5.
Is a PHEV a half-way house to an EV? Alex Grant ponders.
The Tarraco proves a favourite with kids and adults alike, says Natalie Middleton. My seven-year-old made me laugh the other week when he said he’d love … Read More »
The latest car to join Fleet World’s long- term fleet is the Vauxhall Combo Life. Curtis Hutchinson gets behind the wheel.
Is the Cupra Ateca performance SUV worth the extra money compared to its SEAT sibling, asks Martyn Collins.
The C5 Aircross is gripping stuff, says Martyn Collins.
An upsized Škoda joins our long-term fleet. John Challen reports.
The Touareg is going down smoothly on the Fleet World fleet. Our Touareg is fitted with the optional air suspension – a £2,370 extra which allows … Read More »
Martyn Collins reckons the Mii Electric is a promising start for SEAT as the brand progresses its move towards electrification.
A new range-topping hybrid plus improvements to styling, quality and infotainment enhance the Toyota C-HR’s fleet proposition, reckons Martyn Collins.
Lexus is 30 and to celebrate, it’s added more driver appeal to the RX 450 SUV. Martyn Collins reckons it’s worth a look.
Plug-in power shows a more efficient side to Audi’s flagship, thinks Martyn Collins.
Martyn Collins finds adding a new platform brings welcome extra refinement and composed handling to the Discovery Sport formula.
Audi’s big coupé goes plug-in hybrid, and it could be the pick of the A7 range, Martyn Collins reckons.
Distinctive styling and the choice of full electric power could see Peugeot’s new baby shake up the supermini class, thinks Martyn Collins.
John Challen’s final report on the Karoq compact SUV.
A weekend away sees the Touareg show its practical side, says Julian Kirk.
Natalie Middleton reports back on how the Tarraco is faring. The wealth of assistance features on our Tarraco has kept me well occupied of late, from … Read More »
Even biblical rain doesn’t hinder the XF, says Jonathan Musk in his final review.
Luke Wikner bids a fond farewell to our long-term Vitara.
Luke Wikner on the pros of the Vitara’s petrol engine and the cons of its 4WD.
Martyn Collins’ latest report on our Citroën long-termer. Since I last reported on the Citroën, the miles have piled on at an impressive rate. Following a … Read More »
Pinning its hopes on electric tech, Hyundai is set to challenge the market- leading Toyota C-HR with the Kona Hybrid, discovers Jonathan Musk.
Alex Grant looks to dispel some popular myths on PHEVs. Seven months into life with a plug-in hybrid and I’ve discovered an unexpected, repetitive aspect to … Read More »
BMW’s third-generation premium C-segment challenger offers more efficiency, space and advanced tech, says Martyn Collins.
Facelift changes help the Mini Clubman’s positioning, thinks Martyn Collins.
Craig Thomas explores the A-Class’s cabin. Let’s talk about interiors. No, this isn’t Elle Decoration: we’re going to talk about the A-Class’s cabin, which is a … Read More »
The latest seven-seater SUV to arrive on our test fleet, the SEAT Tarraco has been very much welcomed, says Natalie Middleton. Having driven the Peugeot 5008 … Read More »
Minor facelift for Volvo’s biggest SUV, but the interesting stuff happens under the XC90’s bonnet, says Martyn Collins.
Our final report on the A6 Avant long-termer.
Julian Kirk explores the equipment on the test Tourareg. With its understated looks our Touareg never really gets that much attention from the outside, but it’s … Read More »
John Challen’s latest report on the Karoq long-termer.
Dan Gilkes puts the CX-5’s practicality to the test.
Martyn Collins receives the keys to our new long-term Citroën.
The latest crossover evolution of the Ceed hatch is the pick of the range, reckons Martyn Collins.
Is the 318d the answer to the cost-conscious fleet manager, asks Martyn Collins?
Sometimes carmakers’ greenest cars take the unlikeliest of forms, says Julian Kirk.
Korando is a worthy leftfield option in the crowded Qashqai class, says Alex Grant.
A larger battery is the tip of the iceberg in a host of updates to the compelling Ioniq Electric package, finds Jonathan Musk.
Efficient RDE2 diesels should re-sharpen the Astra’s fleet appeal, says Alex Grant.
Jonathan Musk reports on the XF’s performance and economy. Jaguar’s going electric! In our digital age and following the success of Jaguar’s excellent I-Pace, the next … Read More »
One particularly practical feature on our long-term Karoq finds favour with John Challen.
The Outlander PHEV proves its practicality to Alex Grant.
Dan Gilkes explores the equipment on our Mazda CX-5 test car.
Is the new baby Škoda SUV too late to the party or the one we’ve been waiting for? Jonathan Musk finds out.
In a strange way, the latest addition to the FW Fleet reminds me a little of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV that my colleague Alex Grant is … Read More »
Volkswagen’s Touareg joins the Fleet World long-term fleet. Volkswagen’s Touareg has carved a handy niche for itself over the years, offering a full-size 4×4 at prices … Read More »
Among the wealth of options on our A6 Avant one particular feature captures Martyn Collins’ eye.
The Honda Civic reinforces the joie de vivre in the final stages of its final long-term test. The Civic’s swan song on our long-term test fleet … Read More »
Does the new longer-range Leaf make sense for fleet drivers, asks Natalie Middleton.
Audi’s second take at the compact SUV market, equals bolder styling and a more grown up feel says Martyn Collins.
Small upgrades and more power for Mini’s five-door estate. By Martyn Collins
The new Skyactiv-X petrol is clever, and the pick of the engines in the latest Mazda3, reckons Martyn Collins.
John Challen assesses the Karoq’s storage space.
Jonathan Musk ponders the XF’s market competition.
Not just the Mazda3 on stilts, the CX-30 strengthens the Japanese brand’s SUV range, thinks Martyn Collins.
The basic Octavia is all the car you’ll ever need, finds Jonathan Musk.
Revived as an SUV, does the new DS 3 Crossback meet expectations, asks Jonathan Musk.
When correctly used, plug-ins can make for far better driving behaviour, says Alex Grant. Plug-ins make better drivers. Drive one for any length of time and, … Read More »
The newest addition to Jaguar’s E-Pace line-up is, perhaps, the most unexciting – an entry-level diesel model powering drive to the front wheels only via a … Read More »
The latest A-Class long-term test from Craig Thomas.
A key swap on our A6 Avant long-termer brings a fresh pair of eyes.
Jonathan Musk drives the Mazda3 diesel, which aims to take on Focus and Golf and beat them at their own game.
Significant updates, including a core focus on connectivity and electrified drivetrains, will keep the Audi A4 popular with fleets, thinks Martyn Collins.
MG enters the electric market, with an inexpensive proposition and enticing specs, finds Jonathan Musk.
Martyn Collins’ final report on our V60 long-termer.
82% of current-generation Superb sales went to fleets in Europe; Martyn Collins thinks this mid-life refresh will keep them and UK buyers coming back.
The hottest Focus yet with an ST badge on the boot has big hot hatch shoes to fill. Martyn Collins reckons it’s well up to the … Read More »
BMW’s 7 Series update is much more than just skin-deep, finds Jonathan Musk.
Luke Wikner provides a first review of our new long-term test car.
John Challen gets onboard with Skoda’s marketing for his latest long-term Karoq test report. I’m not normally one to get taken in by brand-building exercises or … Read More »
Are third-party navigation apps the future for carmakers? Alex Grant ponders.
Natalie Middleton gets to grips with some of the Civic’s very driver-friendly features.
The fifth-generation Clio feels well equipped for a shifting fleet market, says Alex Grant.
This month, Julian Kirk ponders on the kit on the A6 Avant. Last month we analysed the worth of the optional extras fitted to the exterior … Read More »
Revised plug-in hybrid model, plus other innovations, bring the Passat back into contention, says Martyn Collins.
Our new long-termer may be small but it’s by no means diminutive. Craig Thomas takes to the roads to test it. Despite the almost ubiquity of … Read More »
Dan Gilkes files his first report on our new Mazda CX-5 long-termer.
The XF is faring well on the Fleet World long-term fleet. Jonathan Musk reports.
Not the biggest estate, but Martyn Collins thinks the Peugeot 508 SW looks great and is surprisingly practical.
Martyn Collins struggles to remain objective about the latest Suzuki Jimny.
New engines, plus styling and tech tweaks, refine the already very competent GLC package, reckons Martyn Collins.
The sports-tuned Micra debuts a couple of significant new engines, explains Alex Grant.
A C-segment luxury SUV that doesn’t break the bank? Lexus thinks it has the answer, discovers Jonathan Musk.
A little extra height turns Ford’s popular hatch and estate into a soft-roading crossover, finds Craig Thomas.
Mercedes-Benz is back on top form with its latest range and the A-Class is no exception, finds Jonathan Musk.
Tucson is next in-line for a sporty N-Line makeover and Martyn Collins reckons it hasn’t spoiled this capable SUV.
Our long-term test reinforces the Honda Civic’s safety credentials, says Natalie Middleton. Back a few months ago I said that one of the over-riding first – … Read More »
Alex Grant reports on how easy our Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV long-termer is proving to live with. Living with a car beyond the usual week-long loan is … Read More »
The Volvo V60 gets put through its paces on a family holiday, writes Martyn Collins.
Which options should A6 Avant would-be drivers opt for, ponders Julian Kirk. We didn’t tick many option boxes when speccing our A6 Avant, so which were … Read More »
Jonathan Musk starts getting to grips with our latest long-termer.
With a Benefit-in-Kind figure akin to its diesel sibling, the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 4Matic AMG Line could be more relevant for corporate drivers than you’d think, … Read More »
Martyn Collins reckons there’s much more to the all-new S60 than just being the saloon version of the V60.
Changes to the new A6 bring a rock-solid fleet proposition, says Julian Kirk.
Berlingo is a true multi-purpose utility vehicle, says Dan Gilkes.
Tarraco follows a common path, but Martyn Collins reckons this SEAT has plenty to offer fleet buyers.
The XF Sportbrake is the perfect blend of prestige, performance and space, discovers Jonathan Musk.
Sportiest trim shows there’s still plenty of life in Škoda’s supermini, thinks Martyn Collins.
Do the new petrol and diesel engines added to the XC40 range make a difference, asks Jonathan Musk.
Jaguar’s F-Pace finally gets a beating V8 heart and it’s something quite special, finds Jonathan Musk
Reintroduced after a 15-year absence, the Camry takes over where the Avensis left off, finds Jonathan Musk.
Honda’s fifth-gen CR-V has ditched diesel to turn to hybrid power. Martyn Collins puts its performance to the test.
Natalie Middleton puts the centre console on our long-term Honda Civic to the test. After several months of testing the Honda, there’s still something I can’t … Read More »
Do the changes to the latest Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV keep it ahead of the pack? Alex Grant’s first report on our new long-termer. The 2010s will … Read More »
The new Jaguar XE has a renewed fleet focus with a RDE2 compliant diesel and more premium appearance, finds Jonathan Musk.
Julian Kirk puts the A6 Avant’s load-lugging abilities to the test. Part of my rock and roll life these days is to act as general gopher … Read More »
Finding fault with the V60 is far from easy, says Martyn Collins. Volvo kindly sent me home from the UK launch in one of their Cross … Read More »
BMW’s latest 3 Series impresses at every level, finds Jonathan Musk, but with stiff competition does it remain top of the class?
Martyn Collins reckons the e-tron makes the transition to electric motoring painless – but at a price.
The C-Sector is a tough nut to crack, so has Škoda succeeded with Scala? Martyn Collins finds out.
Martyn Collins finds out if Land Rover has managed to inject more Range Rover into its baby.
The majority of 508s will be diesel-powered but Martyn Collins finds out if the range-topping petrol is also worth a look.
Spearheading Hyundai’s hydrogen plans, the Nexo aims to make hydrogen conventional, finds Jonathan Musk.
Martyn Collins wonders if Peugeot has placed style and desirability ahead of class-leading practicality?
Same giant-killing hot-hatch character, with a softer Fastback flavour, says Martyn Collins.
Our long-term Civic is certainly proving its low fuel consumption abilities, says Natalie Middleton. Four months into our test of the Civic and its fuel economy … Read More »
Julian Kirk finds solace in his new Audi long-termer.
Martyn Collins finds the V60 Cross Country could be all the off-roader business drivers ever need.
Our Volvo V60 long-termer brings a wealth of onboard equipment, says Martyn Collins. Think Volvo, think safety. The well-being kit fitted to my V60 just adds … Read More »
In his final report, Alex Grant figures which S-Max model is the best deal.
Second in the new DS model assault, the DS 3 turns SUV, and Martyn Collins reckons it’s the brand’s most convincing model yet.