Vauxhall Astra Hatchback

The Vauxhall Astra is never far from a slot in the UK best-sellers list, but has never come in for much critical acclaim. This fact clearly spurred Vauxhall into action for this latest version, for which the designers clearly pulled out all…

Mercedes E Class 2017

It’s the fifth generation of the car Mercedes bigwigs acknowledge as the heart of the company.Although it looks very much like a larger C-Class or smaller S-Class, worryingly so depending on your point of view, the latest E-Class is a stellar…

Audi Q5

What if you could have all of the Q7’s strengths in a cheaper and more compact package? Well, that’s exactly what many will be hoping for from the Audi Q5. It’s much cheaper to buy than its bigger brother, costs suitably less to run and…

New Mini Hatchback

One glance says it's the Mini: successor to the Mini, and the Mini before that. But this is no mere re-skin. The whole underneath is new, sharing rather a lot with the latest BMW 2-Series Active Tourer people carrier (yikes, yes, FWD BMWs are…

Renault Captur

Renault's smallest crossover in it's range in one of its most popular cars, and the Captur's appeal is clear to see. It's similar to the Clio in execution and uses the same platform, but adds jacked-up suspension and a raised driving position.…

Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage is a small SUV that competes with the likes of the Nissan Qashqai, Renault Kadjar and Seat Ateca. While it has been available in one form or another for more than two decades, it was the Sportage that was introduced in 2010…

Vauxhall Mokka X

The Vauxhall Mokka is in the SUV Camo, the perfect choice for you family.  Mokka is one of the more compact offerings, and regarding size-wise it sits between the Suzuki Vitara, Renault Captur and slightly larger than Nissan Qashqai and Seat…

Ford Fiesta 2017

The Ford Fiesta has always been a cut above its rivals to drive, and it continues to punch well above its weight for the amount of gadgets and safety technology it's available with. There are also some fine engines to choose from, most noteworthy…

Honda Civic 2017

This 10th-generation Civic is further proof of that. It’s longer, lower and wider than the ninth-generation car it replaced and has a more advanced suspension, too – a combination Honda hopes will help the Civic outgun rivals such as the…

Vauxhall Corsa 2017

The Vauxhall Corsa is a popular and practical small car that’s a rival for the Ford Fiesta, Skoda Fabia and Volkswagen Polo. It seats five (although three in the back can be a squeeze), offers some of the lowest emissions in the supermini…

Volkswagen Golf 2017

"Das Auto" - used to be Volkswagen's strap line, and for many the Volkswagen Golf really is the car of choice. Since the original was launched back in 1974, more than 33 million have been sold, which works out to about one every 40 seconds. It's…

Hyundai Tucson Car Seat Covers

  It’s not the sort of car to take for a blast in the countryside, but if you’re in a hurry the Tucson is up to the challenge, with great body control under braking and little unwanted lean in the corners. It’s also comfortable,…

Nissan Micra 2017

A fresh start for the Micra. A huge step on from the dull and under-equipped old one, the new Micra has flair in its design, a raft of tech, and brings some fun to the driving. That means it’s more expensive than before, but it’s competitive…

Skoda Karoq

The new Skoda Karoq it's grown slightly in size over the Yeti in all departments, chiefly for the benefit of interior passengers, and in true Skoda style ends up with a boot much bigger than that of its main rival, the Nissan Qashqai.There…

Toyota Hilux 2016

The Toyota HiLux has long had a reputation for being one of the toughest utes on the market, and with this, the eighth-generation model, the brand says it has made the unbreakable HiLux even more unbreakable. Underneath is an all-new frame and…