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.
The fifth-generation Clio feels well equipped for a shifting fleet market, says Alex Grant.
Revised plug-in hybrid model, plus other innovations, bring the Passat back into contention, says Martyn Collins.
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.
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.
The new Jaguar XE has a renewed fleet focus with a RDE2 compliant diesel and more premium appearance, finds Jonathan Musk.
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.
Martyn Collins finds the V60 Cross Country could be all the off-roader business drivers ever need.
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.
Audi’s bid for EV early adoption glory starts with a promising – if expensive – SUV, says Craig Thomas.
Does Volkswagen’s new baby SUV live up to the success of it’s bigger brothers, asks Jonathan Musk.
C5 Aircross might be late to the SUV party, but its comfort stands out, discovers Martyn Collins.
New engines and a focus on aesthetics should give the Kadjar a boost, reckons Alex Grant.
Quality, durability and reliability – but has Toyota added emotion to the Corolla? Martyn Collins finds out.
Finally the Mazda3 gets a sharp suit to match its keen drive, finds Martyn Collins.
Does giving our favourite large SUV the vRS treatment spoil it? Martyn Collins hits the road to find out.
Tough meaningful looks aren’t just skin deep in the new hybrid-only RAV4, discovers Jonathan Musk.
Volkswagen’s space-efficient compact MPV deserves wider recognition, reckons Alex Grant.
Seat’s new flagship offers impressive quality and practicality, reckons Martyn Collins.
You’d be forgiven for missing updates to Fiat’s chic urban SUV, says Alex Grant.
Honda’s latest hybrid takes over from diesel power in the new CR-V. Jonathan Musk reports.
Can the Shogun Sport live up to its namesake’s go-anywhere reputation? Alex Grant finds out.
Now in its seventh generation, BMW’s latest updates ensure the 3 Series remains top of the class, finds Jonathan Musk.
A tie-in with Daimler adds refinement and improves economy in the latest Qashqai update, discovers Jonathan Musk…
More range, faster charging and a diesel option add up to perhaps the perfect all-round choice for fleets, says Kyle Fortune.
Conventional styling and more boot space are key e-Niro attractions, reckons Martyn Collins.
Volvo’s compact executive estate gives plenty for rivals to worry about, says Alex Grant.
Don’t be fooled by the cute styling, Suzuki’s tough Jimny means business. By Alex Grant.
The i30 gets its first sports-styled trim level, and Alex Grant reckons there’s plenty to like.
Can Jeep’s best-known nameplate further the brand’s recent growth in fleet? Alex Grant finds out.
There’s more to Citroën’s flagship SUV than concept car styling, says Alex Grant.
Alex Grant weighs up the pros and cons of Audi’s imposing coupé-SUV.
Alpina’s fine-tuned 5 Series is an uncompromisingly capable executive car, explains Alex Grant.
In a growing Skoda line-up, does the familiar Fabia still impress? Alex Grant finds out.
MG has injected some much-needed modernity into its entry-level model, says Alex Grant.
There are some notable new diesel options behind Kia’s refreshed best-seller, explains Alex Grant.
The CLS is cutting-edge design that plays to some traditional brand strengths, says Alex Grant.
The Nexo SUV brings hydrogen fuel cells a step closer to mass market appeal, explains Alex Grant.
The sportiest Sorento makes the most of the flagship’s latest technology, explains Alex Grant.
The answer to small families’ mobility woes isn’t always SUV-shaped, explains Alex Grant.
In a tough sector, the 6 offers something a little different to the norm, says Alex Grant.
Does Mitsubishi’s latest reworking of the popular plug-in make it any better? Jonathan Musk finds out…
Distinctive and more spacious, the new X4 is a serious coupe-SUV, says Martyn Collins.
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 »
Mini is best known as a retail brand, but with the City its aiming to open its six doors to fleets…
Ford hopes to add a bit of Fiesta appeal to its sportiest compact SUV, explains Alex Grant.
The Polo takes its best shot yet at the junior hot hatch class. By Alex Grant.
In a country full of German drop-tops, can a five-litre Mustang make sense? Alex Grant finds out.
Replacing a cult classic, Alex Grant finds out if the grown up new Swift Sport has lost its edge.
The junior Jeep is taking a step towards a diesel-free future, explains Alex Grant
A true off-roader that feels more at home away from the tarmac, says Craig Thomas.
A new shape for the Eclipse name, but can it build on the Outlander PHEV’s success? By Alex Grant.
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 »
Kia’s top-spec Picanto hopes to tempt drivers out of compact SUVs, explains Alex Grant.
Seat’s Arona could just be what the market wants and needs, finds Jonathan Musk…
The junior Jaguar shaped up differently to expected, but it’s filling a familiar role. By Alex Grant.
Is Ford’s latest Fiesta ST king of the current hot hatch crop? Jonathan Musk finds out…
Jonathan Musk drives Hyundai’s refreshed mid-size SUV to find out what’s new…
Can diesel prove to be the pick of the bunch for Hyundai’s fun Kona? By Jonathan Musk
Peugeot goes premium with the new 508 – and convincingly, too. By Alex Grant.
‘Active’ trim adds SUV looks to the Fiesta line-up, finds Jonathan Musk…
Does Mercedes-Benz’s latest C-Class rewrite the rules for the compact segment, asks Jonathan Musk…
Behind yacht-inspired styling cues, the top-spec V90 is a great work tool, reckons Alex Grant.
MG sees its new SUV as an inroad into fleet – Alex Grant reckons it stands a good chance.
Do updates to the best-selling Toyota Aygo keep it at the head of the pack? Jonathan Musk finds out…
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 »
Does Jaguar’s first electric car meet expectations? Jonathan Musk finds out…
A little Land Rover technology has made the XF a thoroughbred Jaguar sports saloon, reckons Alex Grant.
Citroën’s take on the popular supermini-SUV class is a distinctive newcomer. By Alex Grant.
Alex Grant wonders if the versatile X-Trail might be the last of its kind.
Range Rover reckons 20% of customers are already opting for the PHEV, Jonathan Musk finds out why…
BMW hopes the X2 will stand out with keen styling and dynamics to match. By Martyn Collins.
Nexo does more than just pick up where the ix35 fuel cell left off, explains Martyn Collins.
Smart thinking from Kia, but the plug-in Niro has stiff competition on the way. By Alex Grant.
Hot hatch styling with fleet-friendly running costs, the 308 is a great user-chooser option, says Alex Grant.
Can Volkswagen’s smallest hot hatch punch above its weight? Alex Grant finds out.
A stylish coupé-like saloon extends the i30’s appeal, reckons Craig Thomas.
Alex Grant finds out if Volkswagen’s four-door fastback has substance to match the seductive styling.
Does stretching a Tiguan appeal to the family man? Jonathan Musk takes a closer look.
Is Nissan’s trailblazer still ahead of the electric pack? Alex Grant finds out.
Audi’s sector-bridging coupé isn’t just a style statement, says Alex Grant.
Volkswagen’s tech-laden new flagship aims to continue its fleet appeal. Jonathan Musk heads to Austria to find out if it does.
There are some pleasant surprises behind the quirky C4 Cactus’s restyle, explains Alex Grant.
Volvo’s first compact SUV should have old and new rivals feeling worried, says Alex Grant.
EcoSport gets a new look and improved quality, but the class has moved on, says Martyn Collins.
There’s more to Abarth’s lively drop-top than good first impressions, reckons Alex Grant.
Honda’s brilliant small diesel engine joins the Civic line-up, but can it match its predecessor’s frugality? Alex Grant finds out.
Lighter, longer, more powerful and practical, the new Swift Sport aims to worry the established elite at their own game, discovers Jonathan Musk…
Building on the popular Ateca, the compact Arona has all the makings of a great user-chooser car, reckons Alex Grant.
Long suspicious by its absence, can Vauxhall’s Qashqai rival muscle in on a crowded sector? Alex Grant finds out.
Already a cornerstone of the range, the new A-Class feels a cut above its rivals, says Alex Grant.
MPV flexibility in fashionable SUV form, updates to the Captur are predictably light, says Alex Grant. SECTOR Compact SUV PRICE £21,075 FUEL 76.4mpg CO2 98g/km Mixing … Read More »
Kia’s 365bhp flagship is a turning point beyond its modest sales expectations, says Alex Grant. SECTOR Compact Executive PRICE £40,495 FUEL 28.5mpg CO2 225g/km Confidence; it’s … Read More »
The Kona stands to be a game-changer, once the full range arrives, reckons Alex Grant. SECTOR Compact SUV PRICE £21,445-£22,430* FUEL 54.3mpg CO2 117g/km With its … Read More »
Is the new Range Rover Sport SVR the most versatile supercar available? Jonathan Musk finds out.
Does Jaguar’s new compact SUV live up to standards set by the popular F-Pace? Jonathan Musk finds out…
Mazda’s game-changer gets its heaviest update yet. By Alex Grant. SECTOR Medium SUV PRICE £28,695 FUEL 56.5mpg CO2 132g/km Mazda ushered in a new era with … Read More »
Nissan’s reinvigorated supermini is a Micra only by name, explains Alex Grant. SECTOR Supermini PRICE £17,735 FUEL 61.4mpg CO2 104g/km Generational upgrades don’t come much more … Read More »
Outgrown your Evoque? The Velar might be just what you’re after, reckons Alex Grant.
The future is hybrid for Audi’s new flagship. By Dave Humphreys.
Hyundai’s first hot hatch is a turning point for the brand, says Alex Grant.
A major refresh when a new model is perhaps what’s really needed, suggests Craig Thomas.
Volvo’s best-selling nameplate has become a real threat to the German brands, says Alex Grant. SECTOR Large SUV PRICE £39,500 FUEL 50.4mpg CO2 148g/km Although the … Read More »
Is the first DS SUV redefining the segment, or just following the crowd? Alex Grant finds out.
A decent opening foray into the compact SUV market – but there’s more to come, says Craig Thomas.
Transforming into an SUV does little to dent the 5008’s family-moving ability, says Alex Grant.
BMW’s third-generation X3 is a technological showcase, with more to come. By Alex Grant.
Lexus’s big-seller gets a nip-tuck and new safety kit for 2018. By Craig Thomas.
Kia’s big SUV gets a new look and keener drive – has it worked? Martyn Collins isn’t sure.
Half a century in the making, Alpina’s big-seller appeals to both head and heart, says Alex Grant.
SECTOR: Large SUV PRICE: £82,945 FUEL: 40.4mpg CO2: 185g/km
The CX-3’s updates are easily missed in a car park, but obvious on the road, says Alex Grant.
SECTOR Large SUV PRICE £65,295 FUEL 43.5mpg combined CO2 171g/km There are some cars that you just don’t ‘get’ until you spend time … Read More »
Is it better late than never for Vauxhall’s biggest SUV challenger, asks Julian Kirk.
An accomplished small SUV to augment Seat’s expanding line-up, reckons, Craig Thomas.
Can a new badge help BMW’s executive GT carve a bigger niche? Alex Grant finds out.
The Yeti’s larger successor has the market’s best crossovers in its sights, explains Alex Grant.
Volkswagen has big plans for its compact crossover, explains Alex Grant.
Can the i30 stand up to the C-segment’s most formidable rivals? Alex Grant finds out.
Does the Stinger signify that Kia’s aspirations are overly ambitious? Not at all, says Craig Thomas. Image is everything, the marketers tell us, and that’s certainly … Read More »
Land Rover’s first introduction of Ingenium engines brings benefits to the Evoque, finds Jonathan Musk.
Jonathan Musk finds out if Volvo’s new crossover lives up to the hype.
Does a folding metal roof blunt the MX-5’s lightweight appeal? Alex Grant finds out.
Changing fashions mean the now-niche Beetle perhaps has more impact than ever, reckons Alex Grant.
There’s more history in the new Cayman than just a name, explains Alex Grant.
The third part of the Ioniq family is plug-in hybrid technology done right, explains Alex Grant.
Smart’s first four-seat EV is clever, but compromised, says Alex Grant.
The Stonic gives Kia a conventional sub-Sportage crossover, at last, explains Alex Grant.
A familiar concept with some new tricks up its sleeve, says Alex Grant.
The latest compact SUV takes the funky design route to stand out from rivals, explains Craig Thomas.
Petrol power returns to the Passat, but is it a step too far for fleets? Alex Grant finds out.
Is this new load lugger a rival to the established premium brands? Julian Kirk finds out.
Is Alfa’s first SUV a brand extension too far? Alex Grant doesn’t think so.
Porsche’s luxury saloon has developed into an incredibly capable all-rounder, reckons Alex Grant.
The i30 is a sophisticated alternative to the class defaults, reckons Alex Grant.
The Polo does so much, so well, that it could tempt buyers out of the Golf, reckons Alex Grant.
The class leader has had a customer-focused update for 2017, explains Alex Grant.
Sportiness with a sensible side; the vRS is one of the Octavia’s long list of talents, says Alex Grant.
The most popular choice among XC60 buyers for a reason, thinks Craig Thomas.
The plug-in hybrid variant is stylish, tech-laden and accomplished, says Craig Thomas.
Renault’s luxurious flagship has several roles to fill, explains Alex Grant.
Qashqai’s revised big brother has enhanced its appeal – but is it enough, asks Craig Thomas?
The new Q5 is a huge step forward in all except Audi’s evolutionary styling, explains Alex Grant.
The Compass could be the car to establish Jeep in fleet, explains Alex Grant.
The versatile Octavia has a solution to suit most business needs, says Alex Grant.
There’s more to Vauxhall’s compact SUV than meets the eye, explains Alex Grant.
For a brand built around upmarket small cars, the first plug-in MINI feels a long time coming. It’s eight years since 600 MINI E prototypes were deployed … Read More »
The UK’s best-selling car sets high standards for its ever-growing list of rivals, says Alex Grant.
A new sports saloon with badge appeal – which it will need in a competitive sector, says Craig Thomas.
The segment-defining crossover is back at the head of the pack, says Craig Thomas.
Skoda practicality in a fashionable SUV – the Kodiaq can’t go far wrong, says Alex Grant.
Vauxhall’s first crossover has done well by stradding segments – but does it still have a role in a growing line-up? Alex Grant finds out.
The Clio feels a class above with its new Megane-sourced diesel drivetrain, says Alex Grant.
RenaultSport’s first rework of the new Megane is appealing, but stuck in a grey area, explains Alex Grant.
Infiniti’s compact crossover would benefit from being a little more clearly defined, says Alex Grant.
An appealing compact executive coupe, with a problematic hole in the range, explains Alex Grant.
Lighter, more powerful and better equipped, Suzuki has big plans for the new Swift, says Dan Gilkes.
Is this RenaultSport-tuned Twingo a 5 Maxi Turbo for the 21st century? Alex Grant finds out.
Previewing a new generation of products, the Ibiza is a class act, says Alex Grant.
There are few moments where you’d feel short-changed by BMW’s executive estate, reckons Alex Grant.
The 3008 sharpens its focus on the SUV segment, shaping up to become a class-leader, says Alex Grant.
The new E-Class goes straight to the top of the executive sector, says Julian Kirk.
It’s still unusual in its segment, but the IS hybrid makes a lot of sense, says Alex Grant.
Kia’s third-generation city car has its sights set on the Volkswagen Up, explains Alex Grant.
Can the Giulia lure drivers out of the established compact executive class? Alex Grant finds out.
The S90 impresses in many ways, says Julian Kirk, but the top-spec models are pricey.
Good to drive, well equipped and keenly priced – there’s little to complain about in the revised Sportage, says Julian Kirk.
An evolutionary refresh for a revolutionary part of Jaguar’s product history, explains Alex Grant.
The S90 manages more than just a good first impression, says Alex Grant.
The extended Tivoli combines crossover styling with estate functionality, explains Alex Grant.
Volvo’s volume seller remains a good choice, but it’s starting to show its age, reckons Alex Grant.
Mild updates bring the 2008 in line with Peugeot’s new large SUVs, explains Alex Grant.
The eco-Astra asks little for its effortless fuel economy, explains Alex Grant.
Refinement and technology improvements are at the heart of Mazda’s revisions, says Dan Gilkes.
The Baleno is a great supermini with a trick up its sleeve, says Alex Grant
It’s unquestionably clever, but the Prius PHV has a major sticking point, explains Alex Grant.
Alex Grant finds out if small engines and fashionable styling blunt the Discovery’s rugged usability.
The Rio feels suitably tailored to European tastes considering its global roots, says Alex Grant.
The tenth-generation Civic offers plenty for fleets, but there’s a catch, says Alex Grant.
Engine choice and higher levels of safety equipment drive i30 sales, says Dan Gilkes.
The top-spec Tiguan has taken a step up among the premium brands, explains Alex Grant.
Nissan has redefined the Micra so much that it almost deserves a new name, reckons Alex Grant.
MINI maximises the potential of its controversial, but big-selling, crossover. By Alex Grant.
The car that defined a segment steps back up to the cutting edge, reckons Alex Grant.
Dacia moves to meet growing demand for C-segment automatics with Duster EDC, says Dan Gilkes.
Doubling the ZOE’s range takes it into the mainstream company car market, says Steve Moody.