Sharp new looks, plus added practicality should keep Qashqai buyers coming back, finds Martyn Collins.
New C-Class brings impressive tech and refinement to the compact executive class, finds Martyn Collins.
Martyn Collins reckons the new 500 moves a proven city car formula on, with great success.
The newcomer to our long-term test fleet takes the form of the big and bold Volvo XC60 Recharge PHEV. John Challen gets behind the wheel.
Audi’s first mass market EV is attractive and comfortable, finds Martyn Collins.
Martyn Collins puts the electric Mazda’s range to the test.
John Kendall reports back on our new Škoda Scala long-termer.
Second-generation Mirai saloon proves there’s a future for hydrogen power, thinks Martyn Collins.
Julian Kirk reports back on our new Q7 long-termer.
John Kendall gets the keys to our new long-term Golf.
Our long-term Citroën ë-Dispatch fully electric van gets thoroughly put to the test by Van Fleet World editor John Kendall.
The Golf comes with a high level of equipment, as Julian Kirk reports.
Our new long-termer, the plug-in hybrid version of BMW’s compact executive estate, is proving both practical and efficient, says Martyn Collins
Martyn Collins wonders if the ID.4 should be the electric family choice?
Plug-in hybrid version of the Sorento offers more savings and refinement, finds Martyn Collins.
Living with the Swace’s petrol-hybrid powertrain requires no adjustment at all, says Natalie Middleton.
Is the Leon estate, like the hatch, more evolution than revolution? Martyn Collins ponders.
Hyundai’s latest SUV will make its mark – and not just with the styling, says Martyn Collins.
It looks like a Volvo XC40, but underneath beats the heart of a Polestar, explains Martyn Collins.
The Shooting Brake version of the Arteon adds more space and looks even better, but at a price, finds Martyn Collins.
Stylish new small SUV, with EV model marks a new dawn for Vauxhall under Stellantis ownership, finds Martyn Collins.
Entry-level Sense Plus petrol still flies the comfort flag and is well-equipped, finds Martyn Collins.
Martyn Collins checks out the quality and equipment of the interior on our A-Class long-termer.
Our Volvo heads to the dealer to sort a faulty sensor.
The Octavia departs our fleet as it picks up a latest award. John Challen reports.
Martyn Collins tries Citroën’s new urban mobility solution that’s potentially on its way to the UK.
It’s the first high-performance EV from Audi, but has all the power in the e-tron S come at the expense of range, Martyn Collins asks?
A new interior, mild hybrid diesel engine and, most importantly, plug-in hybrid versions are highlights of the facelifted F-Pace, Martyn Collins finds.
Martyn Collins finds there’s not much Mustang in Ford’s first EV – but it’s still a great drive with affordable BiK and impressive range.
Same-again looks hide a new platform, plug-in power and revised interior, finds Martyn Collins.
John Challen gets behind the wheel of the Octavia Estate to test our latest long-termer.
Mild hybrid technology and a clever gearbox marks out the refreshed i30, says Martyn Collins.
An all-new interior and diesel engine with mild hybrid technology mark out the facelifted XF in the executive class, Martyn Collins finds.
Ateca gets styling changes and tech upgrades, while remaining a great drive, says Martyn Collins.
SUV-like styling and the choice of diesel, petrol and full electric power will mean Citroën’s new small family rival will shake up the class, says Martyn … Read More »
Stylish with impressive range, the Polestar 2 has the ‘want’ factor, according to Martyn Collins.
Quirky, but the MX-30 is great to drive, well-equipped and affordable, says Martyn Collins.
The flagship RAV4 model is now a plug-in hybrid. Martyn Collins finds the result expensive but likeable.
Martyn Collins asks whether the ID.3 is the car to bring electric motoring to the masses?
With the autumnal cold comes a greater demand on an EV’s electricity demand.
Last issue’s introduction of the XC90 mentioned the £6,000 of options fitted to our test car, so it’s time to assess their worth.
Pivotal to Audi’s fleet aspirations for the latest A3 Sportback range, the premium small-family hatch has gone plug-in hybrid. As expected, the result impresses, Martyn Collins … Read More »
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.
With me coming out of a Volvo, and fellow long-term tester Julian going into one, his A3 was going spare – so I nabbed it.
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.
Not long before the XC40 returned for good, Volvo asked for it back to investigate issues I’d identified with the snatchy brakes and centre console rattles.
Sadly, the C5 Aircross is now back with its French maker, but that didn’t stop me piling the miles on our Citroën before it went. One … Read More »
It’s fair to say that Covid-19 has had a massive impact on our economy, with fleets amongst the many businesses required to change radically to cope … Read More »
Let’s be honest – there aren’t many people who are going to choose an XC90 from the company car choice list… The Benefit-in-Kind tax bill in … Read More »
Could the mild-spice N Line i10 be all the car you’ll ever need? Jonathan Musk investigates.
Covid or not, summer holidays meant keeping my kids entertained, meaning more day trips and staycation holidays this year. As a result, the Volvo’s second month … Read More »
Tax and fuel costs change frequently, but one thing has remained constant – electric cars offer big company savings, and never more so than since changes … Read More »
The end of our time with Volkswagen’s Arteon came as the brand announced some serious revisions to the range – trim upgrades, new engines and, most … Read More »
Despite only covering 6,000 miles, the 508 has been into Desira Bury St Edmunds for its first service, required at yearly intervals/ 20,000 miles.
Audi’s executive saloon goes plug-in hybrid and the result could be the pick of the A6 range, Martyn Collins reckons.
It’s always difficult to hand back a car that’s been with me through thick and thin.
John Challen finds the plug-in hybrid Superb Estate is highly easy to live with.
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 »
Peugeot’s cracked windscreen brings a need for an ADAS check, says Dan Gilkes.
Julian Kirk tries to define our long-term Arteon.
Škoda’s lower-medium favourite gets a distinctive new look. Martyn Collins takes it for a drive.
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.
Vauxhall’s potent plug-in hybrid SUV is laser-focused on user-choosers, explains Alex Grant.
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 »
Top marks for my local dealer Desira Peugeot in Bury St Edmunds this week.
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 »
In his final report on the CX-5, Craig Thomas reports on an excellent performance by Mazda’s dealership.
The fifth-generation Ibiza is an important car for SEAT.
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.
Volkswagen has big plans to raise the profile of its Arteon saloon-cum-coupe model, with a hot R version and a shooting brake-style estate due next year.
The XC60 has a very active presence in the Collins household. £2,000 is a lot of money for an option pack in a car, but in … Read More »
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 »