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Feature 1 day ago

#KnowYourNumbers with Rachel Riley

Countdown’s Rachel Riley has been helping people work out their monthly car budget. It’s much easier when you #KnowYourNumbers.
Volkswagen Polo Best Of 2 days ago

The cheapest cars to insure

Want to keep the costs down when it comes to insuring your car? Then these are the cars to look at.
2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante Review 6 days ago

Aston Martin DB11 convertible (2018 - ) review

The DB11 Volante is Aston Martin's take on the big, luxurious grand-touring convertible. On that score, it competes with cars such as the Bentley Continental GTC, the Ferrari California T and the Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet.
2017 MG ZS Review 1 week ago

MG ZS SUV (2017 - ) review

The MG ZS is a small SUV that dusts it with popular cars like the Nissan Juke, Renault Captur and Mazda CX-3. It competes mainly on the strength of its plentiful interior space and bargain price.
I Bought One 1 week ago

My car is a… Porsche 968

As an artist blacksmith, Melissa Cole has some very particular needs when it comes to the car she drives. It turns out that one car suits her perfectly, but it’s not what many will be expecting…
Review 1 week ago

Hyundai i30 Fastback (2018 - ) review

The Hyundai i30 Fastback offers more boot space than the hatchback, plus styling that blends hatchback and saloon into one. This makes it a real alternative to the more traditional hatchback alternatives such as the Toyota Auris, Volkswagen Golf and Vauxhall Astra.
Long-term Review 1 week ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: fifth report

Can a traditional 'small family car' really cope with the needs of a small family? Auto Trader's Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is currently finding out...
2018 Audi A7 Sportback Review 2 weeks ago

Audi A7 Sportback (2018 - ) review

The A7 Sportback is a large, four-door hatchback based on the similarly-sized A8 limousine. It rivals cars like the Mercedes-Benz CLS and BMW’s 6 Series Gran Coupe.
2018 DS7 Crossback Review 2 weeks ago

DS 7 Crossback SUV (2017 - ) review

The DS 7 Crossback is a medium-size SUV from would-be French premium brand DS Automobiles, and it offers a stylish interior, plenty of sophisticated equipment and quiet cruising.