Car reviews and road tests
The new Ford Mondeo combines good looks, comfort, space, equipment, efficiency and low running costs – in other words all the qualities you would expect in a vehicle vying for attention from company car drivers.
The Nissan X-Trail offers the space of a large SUV with excellent economy, and all at a reasonable price.
We’ve already reviewed the diesel Citroen C4 Cactus on the car’s launch, but surely this lightweight car is better suited to a lightweight petrol engine? – we’ve had a week to find out…
The new Vauxhall Corsa is here and it coincides with a new range of very overdue engines for the brand, so should this now be your supermini of choice?
The new Fiat 500X is a cross between a Fiat 500 and a Jeep that would have been unheard of a few years ago, yet now you wonder why they’ve taken so long…
We’ve already driven the Kia Soul EV at its UK launch, but what is it like to live with, and does it have a more practical range than rivals in real-life?
The Range Rover Sport Hybrid has the ability to transport you in supreme comfort whether you’re driving on tarmac or over a mountain, it can seat seven, and it even lets you make progress in all-electric mode – albeit for very short distances.
The smart fortwo returns for the third time, are the changes big enough to tempt you?
We’ve loved the MINI hatch for years, but poor access and tight space in the rear seats limited its appeal; now the MINI 5-door Hatch, in Cooper SD guise, combines a fun driving experience, sufficient practicality, impressive performance and good efficiency to warrant a rare 10 out of 10 rating.
Having cracked the crossover market with the Qashqai, the Nissan Pulsar is the company’s re-entry into the highly competitive family hatchback sector; with the 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine it feels light and agile, with decent performance and economy.