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2018 BMW Z4 Review 1 week ago

BMW Z4 Convertible (2018 - ) review

The two-seat BMW Z4 Roadster is targeted at buyers that want a really sporty open-topped car, without sacrificing creature comforts and the latest technology. Its main rivals are the Audi TT Roadster, Mercedes SLC and Porsche 718 Boxster.
Best Of 1 week ago

Black Friday car deals 2018

Black Friday is on Friday 23 November 2018. See how much you could save on your next car, with all the best deals.
Best Of 1 week ago

Best off-roaders

If you're looking to get off the road, and out into the great outdoors, here is our pick of the best five cars to get away from it all in.
Seat Alhambra Best Of 1 week ago

Best seven-seater cars

There are plenty of great seven-seat cars available, with loads of room for everyone, that are also practical, fun to drive, and comfortable. Here are our favourites.
Best Of 1 week ago

Best electric cars

Electric cars are becoming more mainstream, with prices coming down and mileage range going up, making them a realistic proposition for more and more people. These are our favourites.
Guide 1 week ago

Buying a car using a Personal Contract Purchase (PCP)

PCP is the most popular type of car finance. You pay an initial deposit, followed by lower monthly instalments for the remainder of the term, to pay of a proportion of the loan amount. At the end, you have to option to pay a large final payment to clear the remaining balance and own the car outright, or hand it back, or exchange it for another car.
Best Of 2 weeks ago

Best cars for large families

Got more kids than your average family car can handle? Fear not, there's still a car out there for you.
Feature 2 weeks ago

The REV Test: Small premium SUVs

It seems that everyone is craving a sports utility vehicle right now. Fortunately there are enough to satisfy every appetite, including these three alternatives to the usual BMW, Audi and Mercedes.
Cupra Ateca Review 2 weeks ago

CUPRA CUPRA Ateca SUV (2018 - ) review

The Cupra Ateca is a more powerful, sportier version of the Seat Ateca, a mid-size SUV. It’s the first car to be badged as a Cupra, rather than as a Seat, and aims to offer a more premium product.
2017 Skoda Karoq Long-term Review 2 weeks ago

Living with a… Skoda Karoq

The Skoda Yeti was one of the most popular compact SUVs of its era, and its replacement, the Karoq, has lots going for it, too. Auto Trader’s Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is spending six months with one to try to figure out the reason behind the immense popularity of the SUV.
Best small cars Best Of 2 weeks ago

Best small cars

Small cars are some of the most popular on offer, and it's easy to see why. Here are the best of them.
Advice 2 weeks ago

How to prepare your car for winter

There are a few simple ways to get your car ready for the colder months, from carrying extra bits and bobs in the boot, to checking your tyres. Here are all our top tips to get you through winter.
Best Of 2 weeks ago

Best hybrid cars

Hybrid cars give you the best of both worlds: some zero-emission driving, as well as greater range for longer journeys. Here is our pick of the best.
Feature 3 weeks ago

The REV Test: Dog-friendly cars

Our three experienced motoring journos, Rachael, Erin and Vicki Butler-Henderson (REV), are back. This week they're testing three dog-friendly cars. But which one will be perfect for your pooch?
How to drive in the winter Advice 3 weeks ago

How to drive in the winter

Snow. Ice. Rain. Cold. None of these make for much fun while driving, but these tips will help keep you safe during the winter months.
2018 Rolls-Royce Cullinan Review 3 weeks ago

Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV (2018 - ) review

Labelled by the company as ‘the Rolls-Royce of SUVs’, the Cullinan provides all the luxury, quality and comfort you’d expect, along with a fair amount of theatre. On that score, its most natural rival is the Bentley Bentayga.