Meet the Auto Trader team

Phill Tromans
Senior road tester

A journalist since 2001, Phill has spent more than a decade reviewing cars of all shapes and sizes in the UK and internationally. Before joining Auto Trader, he worked for titles including Autocar, Fleet News and Evo Middle East.

Feature 1 week ago

Classic Ads: Nicole and Papa (Renault Clio)

In our Classic Ads series, we take a look back at some of the motoring industry's most infamous, memorable, and controversial adverts from years gone by. First up, the seven-year epic that was Nicole and Papa.
Review 1 month ago

Renault Koleos SUV (2017 - ) review

Renault’s second Koleos heads upmarket, and while it takes aim at more premium SUVs, buyers will probably see it as an alternative to the Skoda Kodiaq and Kia Sorento.
2017 Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Review 1 month ago

Volkswagen Arteon Saloon (2017 - ) review

The Arteon is more than just a replacement for the Passat CC, it’s a window into the future of Volkswagen design, and a competitor for premium rivals like the Audi A5 Sportback and BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe.
2017 Audi SQ5 Review 2 months ago

Audi SQ5 SUV (2017 - ) review

Audi gives its Q5 SUV the sporty treatment by adding an S to the name, extra power under the bonnet, and some performance tweaks to the chassis.
Renault Captur 2017 Review 2 months ago

Renault Captur SUV (2017 - ) review

Renault’s hugely successful compact SUV gets a mid-life facelift from 2017 onwards. Does it still have the appeal of its predecessor?
Toyota Yaris 2017 Review 4 months ago

Toyota Yaris hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Yaris is Toyota’s entry into the competitive supermini market, and this model is a facelifted version of a car that’s been with us since 2011. It features a generous warranty, lots of safety features as standard and a great reputation for reliability.
2016 Porsche Panamera Review 4 months ago

Porsche Panamera hatchback (2016 - ) review

The Panamera is a car that brings Porsche’s strong sportscar heritage into the luxury saloon market. That makes it an alternative to the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the BMW 7 Series, but also to sportier offerings like the Aston Martin Rapide S, Maserati Quattroporte and Mercedes CLS.
2016 Tesla Model X Review 4 months ago

Tesla Model X SUV (2016 - ) review

The Model X is an all-electric MPV-like SUV with up to seven seats and a claimed 300-mile range. It promises rocket ship performance with zero emissions and some eye-catching features.