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.

Long-term Review 6 days ago

Living with a… Volkswagen Amarok

Can a pick-up truck really replace an SUV as an everyday car, rather than a company workhorse? We’re driving one for six months to find out.
2018 Hyundai Kona Review 2 weeks ago

Hyundai Kona SUV (2017 - ) review

The Kona is one of the most eye-catching offerings in the fiercely competitive small SUV sector. It has the Nissan Juke, Citroen C3 Aircross and Renault Captur firmly in its sights.
2018 Mazda6 Tourer Review 3 weeks ago

Mazda 6 Tourer estate (2018 - ) review

The Mazda 6 is a mid-sized estate that rivals cars like the Ford Mondeo and Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer. This model, launched in 2018, is a facelifted version of the car introduced in 2012.
2018 Mazda6 Review 3 weeks ago

Mazda 6 saloon (2018 - ) review

The Mazda 6 is a mid-sized saloon that rivals cars like the Ford Mondeo and Vauxhall Insignia. This model, launched in 2018, is a facelifted version of the car introduced in 2012.
Toyota GT86 Best Of 1 month ago

The cheapest sports cars

Maximum fun for minimum cash? Here’s our guide to the cheapest, new sporty cars you can get.
Suzuki Ignis Best Of 1 month ago

Best small automatic cars

After a new small car with an automatic gearbox? Then check out our pick of the best new cars on sale.
Nissan Juke Best Of 1 month ago

The best used cars

Our pick of some of the best value used cars you can get for less than £5,000
Review 1 month ago

Lexus RX L 450h SUV (2018 - ) review

The RX 450h L is an extended version of the RX hybrid SUV that can seat seven, rather than just five. It’s towards the luxury end of the SUV market, competing with cars like the Volvo XC90, Range Rover Sport and BMW X5.
Feature 1 month ago

The range explained... Kia

Don't know your Stonic from your Sportage, or your Venga from your Carens? Then let our handy guide inform you about everything from Korean carmaker Kia.
Advice 1 month ago

Charging locally and at work

Don’t just top up your electric car when you’re at home. There are plenty of options to charge while out and about, too.
Advice 1 month ago

Long distance charging

If you're planning to drive further than your EV will take you on one charge, what are your options?
Advice 1 month ago

Charging at home

It’s all very well having an electric car, but you’ll need somewhere to charge it. Here’s what you need to know about charging your car at your home.
Best Of 2 months ago

Best electric cars available in 2018 and beyond

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.
Lamborghini Aventador Review 2 months ago

Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe (2017 - ) review

The Aventador S is an upgraded version of Lamborghini’s flagship hypercar. It’s very expensive, very loud and very fast, with few concessions to anything other than performance.