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2018 BMW 3 Series Saloon Review 3 days ago

BMW 3 Series saloon (2018 - ) review

The BMW 3 Series is a high-quality saloon with a distinctly sporty character, appealing to those that love to drive, but also to those that appreciate the BMW badge. It competes head-to-head with the Audi A4, Mercedes C-Class and Jaguar XE.
Feature 1 week ago

The REV Test: How to buy a car. Online vs supermarket vs boutique

Buying a car is a big thing to do; it's likely to be the second biggest purchase you'll ever make. So if you're a bit baffled by the whole process, don't know where to start, or just want a bit more information on the different places you can buy a car, this week's REV Test is for you.
Feature 1 week ago

Christmas gifts for car lovers

The best Christmas gifts for all the car lovers in your life, even your Land Rover-loving pooch. Don't leave it until the last minute, or yule be sorry.
2018 Audi Q3 Review 1 week ago

Audi Q3 SUV (2018 - ) review

The Audi Q3 is a practical family SUV that goes up against the BMW X1, Jaguar E-Pace and Volvo XC40. It features a wide range of engines and has lots of tech available inside, but it all comes at a premium price.
2018 Vauxhall Combo Life Review 2 weeks ago

Vauxhall Combo Life MPV (2018 - ) review

The Vauxhall Combo Life is a van-derived people-carrier that offers families masses of space and a huge boot for a relatively modest price. It competes with cars like the Peugeot Rifter, Citroen Berlingo, Fiat Doblo and Volkswagen Caddy Life, as well as more conventional MPVs.
Feature 2 weeks ago

Jason Fox Car Confessions

Presenter, author and former Royal Marine Jason Fox joins Reggie Yates in a Land Rover Defender. On the road, they talk about Jason’s time in the Special Forces and his experience of PTSD.
2018 Seat Tarraco Review 3 weeks ago

Seat Tarraco SUV (2018 - ) review

The Tarraco is a seven-seat SUV that represents the flagship of Seat’s range. And like any good flagship, it provides impressive quality and generous kit, and all for an affordable price.
Feature 3 weeks ago

The REV Test: Car buttons

This week’s REV Test is all about the buttons – how they work, what they do, and how they can help you while you’re driving.
2018 BMW Z4 Review 1 month 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.
Seat Alhambra Best Of 1 month 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 month 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.
Feature 1 month 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.
2017 Skoda Karoq Long-term Review 1 month 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 Of 1 month 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 1 month 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?
2018 Rolls-Royce Cullinan Review 1 month 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.
2018 BMW 8 Series Review 1 month ago

BMW 8 Series Coupe (2018 - ) review

The BMW 8 Series aims to combine long-distance comfort and high performance in one stylish and high-tech package. Its high price puts it into competition with luxury cars from Aston Martin, Mercedes and Porsche to name a few.
Feature 1 month ago

The REV Test: Pick-up trucks

Our three experienced motoring journos, Rachael, Erin and Vicki Butler-Henderson (REV), are back. This week they're testing three of the most popular pick-ups. Which one is best for you?
2019 Volvo S60 Review 1 month ago

Volvo S60 saloon (2019 - ) review

The S60 is Volvo’s answer to popular compact executive saloons like the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class, and differentiates itself from the rest with its cool, individual style and its plentiful technology, not to mention Volvo’s impressive reputation for safety.
Review 1 month ago

Suzuki Jimny SUV (2018 - ) review

The Suzuki Jimny is a small off-roader rather than a small SUV; subtle distinction, that. It’s not as comfortable or as civilised as a Renault Captur or a Kia Stonic, but nothing else of the Jimny’s size or price will get you further into the wilderness.
The REV Test: Vicki Butler-Henderson, Rachael Hogg, Erin Baker Feature 1 month ago

Welcome to The REV Test

Three women, three cars. Which is the best for you? Every week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki Butler-Henderson (REV... get it?) are testing three cars based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
2018 BMW X5 Review 2 months ago

BMW X5 SUV (2018 - ) review

The BMW X5 is a family-friendly luxury SUV with seating for up to seven, equally at home towing a horsebox as it is posing outside the golf club. It competes with rivals like the Audi Q7, Mercedes GLE, Porsche Cayenne and Volvo XC90.
2018 Citroen Berlingo Review 2 months ago

Citroen Berlingo MPV (2018 - ) review

The Citroen Berlingo is a van-derived people-carrier that offers families masses of space and a huge boot for a relatively modest price. It competes with cars like the very similar Peugeot Rifter, Fiat Doblo and the Volkswagen Caddy Life, as well as more conventional MPVs.
News 2 months ago

Paris Motor Show 2018: All you need to know

There are as many manufacturers not going to this year’s Paris Motor Show as there are going, but there’s still plenty to see and a good handful of car debuts to get excited about.
2018 Honda Civic Saloon Review 2 months ago

Honda Civic Saloon (2018 - ) review

The Honda Civic Saloon is a car with very few rivals, primarily because UK small car buyers tend to prefer hatchbacks to saloons. It’s a good car in its own right, though, so if you fancy something a little bit different, it might be worth a look.
2017 Kia Sorento Review 3 months ago

Kia Sorento SUV (2017 - ) review

The Kia Sorento is a big seven-seat family 4x4 to rival the likes of the Hyundai Santa Fe, Skoda Kodiaq and Land Rover Discovery Sport. It's not cheap, but it doesn’t feel it, and with stacks of luxury kit, it’s good value.
Hyundai Tucson Review 3 months ago

Hyundai Tucson SUV (2018 - ) review

The Tucson is a five-seat SUV with the emphasis on style and good value. It competes with the likes of the Nissan Qashqai and Honda CR-V.
Renault logo Feature 3 months ago

The range explained… Renault

Can’t tell a Clio from a Captur, or a Zoe from a Twizy? Don’t worry, we’ve got everything you need to know about Renault and its cars.
Advice 4 months ago

What are WLTP and RDE?

Tougher car emissions tests are on the way. From 1 September 2018, all new cars must go through a more complex and rigorous test called WLTP. But what does that mean, and what does that mean for you?
2017 Ford Ecosport Review 4 months ago

Ford EcoSport SUV (2017 - ) review

Ford reckons the latest upgrades to the Ecosport are enough to make it feel like an all-new car and a credible rival to the Seat Arona, Renault Captur and Nissan Juke.
Long-term Review 4 months ago

Living with a... Ford Fiesta

You probably know what we're going to say... the Ford Fiesta is the UK's best-selling car ever. 'But why?' you ask. Digital content editor Rachael Hogg is spending six months with one to find out.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Review 4 months ago

Toyota Land Cruiser SUV (2017 - ) review

The iconic Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the few authentic off-roaders left, but is it still a relevant choice in a world full of hi-tech, luxurious 4x4s?
Best Of 4 months ago

Best car gadgets; now and in the future

Everyone loves a gadget, and car manufacturers are constantly falling over themselves to satisfy buyers demands. We take a look at the cleverest - and wackiest - gimmicks on offer.
Hyundai Santa Fe Review 4 months ago

Hyundai Santa Fe SUV (2018 - ) review

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a large seven-seat SUV that majors on comfort, practicality and equipment. It’s not the bargain many expect it to be, but it’s a very solid all-rounder and comes with an excellent warranty.
2018 Honda CR-V Review 4 months ago

Honda CR-V SUV (2018 - ) review

The Honda CR-V is a compact SUV that competes with popular cars like the Mazda CX-5 and Volkswagen Tiguan. It majors on comfort, quietness and practicality, and that makes it an excellent family car.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Review 4 months ago

Jeep Wrangler SUV (2018 - ) review

The Jeep Wrangler is something of a unique proposition in the SUV world, mixing off-road ability that only a Land Rover Defender or Mercedes-Benz G-Class can match with enough refinement to make it work on-road as a daily driver.
2018 Hyundai Kona Review 4 months 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate Review 4 months ago

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate (2018 - ) review

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate is the German premium brand’s compact executive load-lugger. The car competes against the BMW 3 Series Touring and Audi A4 Avant, as well as Volvo’s V60.
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class saloon Review 4 months ago

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Saloon (2018 - ) review

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the German premium brand’s compact executive saloon, and the company’s biggest seller. The car competes against the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4.
Review 4 months ago

Hyundai Kona Electric SUV (2018 - ) review

The Hyundai Kona Electric mixes the appeal and practicality of a small SUV with the choice of two battery sizes to suit both budget and desired driving range, making it a serious rival to other electric cars like the Nissan Leaf, Volkswagen e-Golf and Renault Zoe.
Best Of 4 months ago

Best family cars

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and family cars should too. There are so many options, so which are best family cars?
2018 Mazda6 Review 4 months 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.
2018 BMW X4 Review 4 months ago

BMW X4 SUV (2018 - ) review

The BMW X4 is an SUV that wants to be a coupe. Think of it as a sportier alternative to the more practical BMW X3, and a close rival for the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, Porsche Macan and Range Rover Evoque.
2018 Lexus LS500h Review 5 months ago

Lexus LS 500h Saloon (2017 - ) review

The Lexus LS500h is a hybrid-powered luxury limousine built to offer a distinctively Japanese alternative to German giants like the Mercedes S-Class, BMW 7 Series and Audi A8.
2018 Audi Q8 Review 5 months ago

Audi Q8 SUV (2018 - ) review

The Q8 is a sporty-yet-luxurious flagship for Audi’s ever-expanding SUV range, and it delivers expressive styling and an ultra-modern interior, similar to that of the A8 and A7. Still fancy that Range Rover Sport?
Advice 5 months ago

What is a crossover car?

You may have heard how well SUVs and crossover cars are selling, but wondered what they are. Let us help...
Feature 5 months ago

The REV Test: Small estate cars

While it seems like everyone wants to be driving an SUV these days, the humble estate car still definitely has its place on UK roads. For starters, it's perfect for camping, as this week's REV Test shows.
2018 Peugeot 508 Review 5 months ago

Peugeot 508 Hatchback (2018 - ) review

Peugeot’s stylish family saloon, the 508, not only targets the likes of the Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Insignia and Volkswagen Passat, but also the Audi A5, BMW 4 Series and Volkswagen Arteon.
2018 Dacia Duster Review 5 months ago

Dacia Duster SUV (2018 - ) review

The Dacia Duster is a mid-size SUV you can pick up for the same price as a low-end city car. That means it has an immensely diverse set of rivals. In some ways it competes with a Nissan Qashqai, but in others, it competes with a Hyundai i10 or a used Ford Focus.
2018 Ford Focus Hatchback Review 5 months ago

Ford Focus Hatchback (2018 - ) review

The Ford Focus is the benchmark by which all family hatchbacks are measured, and it also happens to be one of the best-selling cars in the UK. And all that in the face of very tough competition in the form of the Seat Leon, Vauxhall Astra and Volkswagen Golf.
Best Of 5 months ago

Footballer's Cars: World Cup 2018

Does Raheem drive a Rover Sterling? Does Jordan Pickford have a Ford Pickup? Find out here as we give you the lowdown on the cars of the current England football team.
Best Of 5 months ago

Best small SUVs

People love small SUVs due to their stylish looks and compact dimensions. Here, we pick out the best of the smallest SUV offerings out there.
Best Of 5 months ago

Cheapest electric cars

Electric motoring can be expensive, but it doesn’t always have to be. Here, we pick out the most affordable electric car options for people who have both an environmental conscience and a limited budget.
Feature 5 months ago

The REV Test: Electric cars

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular electric cars – BMW i3s, Renault Zoe, Kia Soul EV – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
MGB GT Feature 6 months ago

Best cars for Father's Day

If you’re feeling super generous, or just fancy having a chat about ‘the good old days’, how about our pick of the best cars for Father’s Day? There’s a few classics in there, a few proper dad cars, and a couple of newer options too.
2018 Toyota Aygo Review 6 months ago

Toyota Aygo hatchback (2018 - ) review

Toyota’s updates to the little Aygo go further than you might expect – on the mechanical front at least – and help keep the smallest and most affordable car the Toyota makes competitive in the city car class.
Feature 6 months ago

The REV Test: Budget SUVs

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular budget SUVs – Suzuki Vitara S, Dacia Duster, and Jeep Renegade – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Advice 6 months ago

Learner drivers allowed on the motorway

From Monday 4 June 2018, learner drivers will be allowed to drive on the motorway with an approved driving instructor, in a dual control car. We also offer our top tips on how to drive more safely on the motorway, whatever your driving experience.
Review 6 months ago

Jaguar I-Pace SUV (2018 - ) review

The Jaguar I-Pace is an all-electric SUV that offers huge performance, an impressive real-world driving range and huge desirability. That all puts it firmly into Tesla territory, and so – unfortunately – does the price.
Feature 6 months ago

The REV Test: Luxury SUVs

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular luxury SUVs – Audi Q5, Range Rover Velar, and Mercedes-Benz GLE – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Feature 6 months ago

The REV Test: Seven-seater cars

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki are testing three of the most practical seven-seaters – Ford S-Max, Peugeot 5008 and Citroen Grand C4 Picasso/SpaceTourer – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
2017 BMW 1 Series Review 6 months ago

BMW 1 Series hatchback (2017 - ) review

The 1 Series is a premium small hatchback, with the emphasis on a sporty drive and good connectivity. It’s a good company car, and plays rival to the Audi A3 and Mercedes A-Class.
2017 Ford Fiesta ride Review 6 months ago

Ford Fiesta hatchback (2017 - ) review

The previous Fiesta outsold everything else in its class, but with newer rivals like the Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo to contend with, Ford knows it cannot rest on its laurels. Welcome to the eighth iteration of the Ford Fiesta.
Feature 6 months ago

The REV Test: Sports cars

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki are testing three of the most exciting sports cars – BMW M4, Ford Mustang and Porsche Boxster – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
2018 Ford Fiesta ST Review 6 months ago

Ford Fiesta ST hatchback (2018 - ) review

The Ford Fiesta ST is a small hot hatch, but don’t go thinking it’s some cheap alternative to a ‘proper’ hot hatch. This car has the tools to shame much more expensive machinery, not to mention the Renaults and Peugeots with which it competes directly.
Best Of 7 months ago

Best wedding cars

Getting to and from your wedding venue should be just as exciting as the rest of it. Here are our picks of the best cars for your Big Day.
Feature 7 months ago

The REV Test: Small SUVs

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki are testing three of the most popular small SUVs – Hyundai Tucson, Nissan Qashqai and Renault Kadjar – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
2018 Mercedes G-Class Review 7 months ago

Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV (2018 - ) review

The Mercedes G-Class has been around for 40-odd years now, and while it was once a rugged working vehicle, it’s now marketed as an ultra-fashionable luxury off-roader. On that score, it competes with the likes of the Porsche Cayenne and the Range Rover.
2018 Suzuki Swift Sport Review 7 months ago

Suzuki Swift Sport hatchback (2018 - ) review

The new Suzuki Swift Sport goes turbocharged to take on the likes of the Mini Cooper, Ford Fiesta ST and Vauxhall Corsa GSi, but it has become a very pricey proposition in the process.
Feature 7 months ago

The REV Test: Hybrid cars

This week, Vicki, Erin and Rachael are testing three of the most popular hybrid cars, based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Feature 7 months ago

The range explained... Volkswagen

Don't know your Polo from your Passat, or the difference between a Tiguan and a T-Roc? Have no fear, here's our guide to every car sold by the world's biggest car manufacturer.
Cheapest cars to insure for young drivers Best Of 7 months ago

Cheapest cars to insure for young drivers

If you’re a young driver, there aren’t many ways you can reduce your astronomical insurance bills. However, your choice of car is one weapon you do have at your disposal. Here are the new cars that will suit you best on that score.
Mini Convertible Best Of 7 months ago

Best convertible cars

Despite the weather, Britain loves a convertible. Here are our top picks...
Advice 8 months ago

Car tax bands explained

It seems like the UK government change the rules on car tax bands every year. The rules changed again on April 1 2018, so here’s our guide on what you have to pay.
Most expensive cars Best Of 8 months ago

Most expensive cars

You can buy all sorts of cars on Auto Trader, but if you're one of those lucky few who have bottomless pockets, just how crazy could you go? Well, wonder no more...
2018 Ford Mustang Convertible Review 8 months ago

Ford Mustang Convertible (2017 - ) review

The Ford Mustang is an icon across the world, and has been for decades, but the car is still a relatively unknown quantity on UK shores. Does the latest version now have what it takes to impress in Europe?
Living with a Honda Civic Long-term Review 8 months ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: final report

Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop has spent the last six months with Honda’s small family car, to see if it could deal with the needs of his small family. Here’s how it got on…
2018 Ford Mustang Fastback Review 8 months ago

Ford Mustang Coupe (2017 - ) review

The Ford Mustang is an icon across the world, and has been for decades, but the car is still a relatively unknown quantity on UK shores. Does the latest version now have what it takes to impress in Europe?
BMW X2 Review 8 months ago

BMW X2 SUV (2017 - ) review

The BMW X2 is a small SUV that has a sleek, coupe-like design to mark it out from its boxier X1 stablemate, and give it a sportier character. With that in mind, its most direct rival is the Jaguar E-Pace, but it’ll also compete with cars like the Audi Q3 and the Mercedes GLA.
News 9 months ago

Geneva Motor Show 2018: All you need to know

The Geneva Motor Show is one of the biggest events in the automotive calendar. Here are all the important cars (yes, including a flying one!) heading to this year’s show.
Feature 9 months 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.
I Bought One 10 months 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…
2018 Audi A7 Sportback Review 10 months ago

Audi A7 Hatchback (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 10 months 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.
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review 10 months ago

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV (2017 - ) review

Striking, sporty looks make the Eclipse Cross one of Mitsubishi’s most upmarket models yet, but it still lags behind some of the class-leaders. A petrol-only engine line-up will put some buyers off, too.
BMW Feature 10 months ago

The range explained… BMW

Bamboozled by the broadness of BMW's product range? Well, let our handy guide shed a little light on what's what.
Kia Picanto Best Of 10 months ago

Best first cars

There may be a few things to think about when you’re looking to buy your first car, but there are loads of options out there on cars that cover all the bases. Here are our top picks.
Land Rover Range Rover Best Of 10 months ago

Best luxury cars

Abandon the budget and embrace the long and very expensive options list. These are some of the best luxury cars on sale today.
2018 Nissan Leaf Review 10 months ago

Nissan Leaf hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Leaf is a five-door, fully electric hatchback, around the size of the Ford Focus or Volkswagen Golf. This is the second generation of the best-selling electric car in the UK.
2018 Volkswagen Up GTI Review 10 months ago

Volkswagen Up GTI hatchback (2018 - ) review

Being small, light and reasonably powerful, the Volkswagen Up GTI aims to recapture the spirit of the original 1970s Golf GTI. But, can a tarted-up city car really encapsulate the true essence of a hot hatch icon? You bet it can…
Long-term Review 11 months ago

Living with a... Mazda MX-5 RF

Rachael Hogg has spent six months living with the UK's most popular convertible, to see how well it can cope with the challenges of everyday life.
best cars of 2017 Best Of 11 months ago

Best cars of 2017

We take a look back at all the new cars released the last 12 months, and celebrate the best of them. As we found, it was quite a year...
Best sports cars Best Of 1 year ago

Best sports cars

Choosing a sports car may be an indulgence, and you want something that's great to drive, but you don't have to completely give up on comfort or even reasonable running costs.
2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review 1 year ago

Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV (2017 - ) review

You can always rely on Alfa Romeo to do things in its own inimitable fashion, and the Stelvio is living proof of that. It may look like an SUV, but it’s far more of a focused driver’s car than a comfortable, family runabout. Alfa would love you to think of it as a cheaper alternative to the Porsche Macan.
2018 Alpine A110 Review 1 year ago

Alpine A110 Coupe (2018 - ) review

The Alpine A110 is a modern-day reimagination of an iconic sports car from the 1960s, but it’s properly cutting-edge to drive. Aluminium construction makes it super-light, and that helps make it a dynamic match for its closest rival, the Porsche Cayman.
2018 Volvo XC402018 Volvo XC40 Review 1 year ago

Volvo XC40 SUV (2017 - ) review

The XC40 is Volvo’s smallest SUV, a high-riding but relatively compact family car that competes with premium rivals like the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Range Rover Evoque.
2018 Jaguar E-Pace Review 1 year ago

Jaguar E-Pace SUV (2017 - ) review

The Jaguar E-Pace is a small premium SUV that competes with cars like the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes GLA. It promises style and driving fun, but delivers with mixed levels of success.
2016 Porsche Panamera Review 1 year 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.
Feature 1 year ago

I was a judge on The Apprentice

Auto Trader's Editorial Director Erin Baker judged two teams as they tried to pitch a new car campaign on the BBC show.
2015 Rolls-Royce Dawn Review 1 year ago

Rolls-Royce Dawn convertible (2015 - ) review

There are plenty of luxury convertibles on offer these days, but none quite like the Rolls Royce Dawn. Hand-built from the finest materials, and with the on-road character of a luxury limousine, the Dawn is a car with virtually no direct rivals.
Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: second report

Can a traditional 'small family car' really cope with the needs of a small family? Well, Auto Trader's Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is about to find out...
2017 BMW X3 Review 1 year ago

BMW X3 SUV (2017 - ) review

There was a time when the BMW X3 was your only choice of premium-badged mid-size SUV, but those days are long gone. You must now choose between the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace, Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan and Volvo XC60, and more and more rivals are emerging all the time. Question is, is the Beemer still the pick?
2017 Mercedes X-Class Review 1 year ago

Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup (2017 - ) review

The Mercedes X-Class is a one-tonne pickup truck, meaning that rivals include the Toyota Hilux, Mitsubishi L200, Nissan Navara and Ford Ranger. However, it sits at the premium – and more expensive – end of the spectrum, so its closest rival has to be the Volkswagen Amarok.
News 1 year ago

BMW reveals new X2 small SUV

The new BMW X2 brings some extra style to the small SUV market, and rivals cars like the Range Rover Evoque.
Review 1 year ago

Audi RS5 coupe (2017 - ) review

The Audi RS5 is the high-performance flagship of the A5 Coupe range, meaning it competes with other prestige powerhouses like the BMW M4 Coupe and the Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe.
Volkswagen T-Roc Review 1 year ago

Volkswagen T-Roc SUV (2017 - ) review

The T-Roc hopes to appeal to style-conscious younger buyers who want looks, practicality and the latest tech in an urban 4x4. Will it tempt buyers away from the Mini Countryman and Audi Q2?
Vauxhall Grandland X 2017 Review 1 year ago

Vauxhall Grandland X SUV (2017 - ) review

The Grandland X is Vauxhall’s rival for family SUVs like the Seat Ateca, Ford Kuga and Kia Sportage, and with its good space and practicality, it’s worth a look.
Audi A7 Sportback 2018 News 1 year ago

New Audi A7 Sportback revealed

Audi says its new rival for the Mercedes CLS is a five-door coupe, with more space and more comfort inside than the old version, as well as a smoother ride, sharper handling and the very latest technology.
Skoda Karoq 2017 Review 1 year ago

Skoda Karoq SUV (2017 - ) review

The Karoq is an impressive mid-sized SUV/family car from Skoda. If you’re in the market for a Nissan Qashqai, Peugeot 3008 or Seat Ateca, then you should definitely give this a good look.
News 1 year ago

Sportier GTS models join Porsche 718 ranges

Both the Boxster and Cayman line-ups now have a sportier GTS model at the top of the range, offering buyers a unique look, as well as more power and performance than the standard versions
Aston Martin DB11 Volante News 1 year ago

Aston Martin reveals new DB11 Volante

The open-top version of the DB11 joins the coupe, which was announced last year, and the company says that it is both more sporty and more comfortable than the old DB9 Volante
Review 1 year ago

Skoda Rapid hatchback (2017 - ) review

You get a lot of car and a very big boot for your money, but there are some pretty impressive rivals out there, and we think you can spend your money more effectively.
Feature 1 year ago

Azores adventure in a Mazda 2

Any idea where the Azores are? Phill didn't before he set off on an adventure driving the Mazda 2 across one of the nine islands.
2018 Audi A8 ride Review 1 year ago

Audi A8 Saloon (2017 - ) review

The Mercedes S-Class has ruled the luxury limousine roost for as long as anyone can remember, so can the latest Audi A8 topple it with its sharp style, lavishly-appointed interior and cutting-edge technology?
2017 Kia Stinger Review 1 year ago

Kia Stinger hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Stinger is a part-hatchback-part-saloon-part-coupe from Kia that offers a value-for-money alternative to premium cars like the Audi A5 Sportback and BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe.
2017 Hyundai i30N Review 1 year ago

Hyundai i30 N hatchback (2017 - ) review

The i30N is priced to go head-to-head with the Golf GTi. It has that classic hot hatch licked for power and pace, but does it have the polish to upset Volkswagen’s legend?
2016 Aston Martin DB11 Review 1 year ago

Aston Martin DB11 coupe (2016 - ) review

Few cars get as much admiration from passers-by as the good old Aston Martin. That certainly won’t change with the handsome DB11, but can it dazzle in other areas, too?
2017 Kia Stonic Review 1 year ago

Kia Stonic hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Kia Stonic is a small SUV that plays rival to the likes of the Renault Captur, Nissan Juke and Fiat 500X. Like those cars, it plays mainly on its style, but it offers a decent amount of equipment and practicality, too.
News 1 year ago

Ford reveals revised Mustang

Changes to Ford’s iconic muscle car include a new look, as well as updates to engine and suspension, and extra safety kit, which the company says should improve its disappointing safety rating.
2017 Lexus LC Review 1 year ago

Lexus LC 500 coupe (2017 - ) review

Lexus’ big coupe takes aim at rivals from the Porsche 911 and Jaguar F-Type, through to the BMW 6 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe.
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Classic Ads: Cake (Skoda Fabia)

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. This one might make you a bit hungry...
2017 Volkswagen T-Roc styling News 1 year ago

Volkswagen launches T-Roc small SUV

There’s no stopping small SUVs at the moment. This latest new model from VW will compete with models such as the Vauxhall Mokka X, Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008 and Seat Arona.
2016 Kia Carens ride Review 1 year ago

Kia Carens MPV (2016 - ) review

The Kia Carens is a compact seven-seat MPV that sits at the more affordable end of the market, and plays rival to cars like the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso, Renault Scenic and Vauxhall Zafira Tourer. It’s affordable to run, too, and also does well on style, quality and equipment.
News 1 year ago

2017 Frankfurt Motor Show preview

The Frankfurt Motor Show kicks off in September. We bring you all the information you need, and a round-up of some of the most important cars you can expect to see.
Audi RS 3 2017 Review 1 year ago

Audi RS 3 Hatchback (2017 - ) review

From 2017, the RS 3 has an uprated version of what was already the most powerful five-cylinder engine in Audi's history, but when you combine it with the company's Quattro four-wheel drive system, does that make it the ultimate hot hatch?
Best Of 1 year ago

Best cars for students

Starting out on student life is a huge step, but you'll find it all the more enjoyable with a car. Better still, as our favourites prove, there's a huge selection of practical, reliable and cool cars available.
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Skoda Kodiaq long-term test review – first report

Cars Editor Andy Pringle and his family have just started a six-month period living with Skoda's first seven-seat SUV, and first impressions are that it copes exceptionally well with everyday life.
Review 1 year ago

BMW M3 saloon (2017 - ) review

The BMW M3 is a madcap supercar slayer. Question is, is the latest M3 simply too extreme, and would a Mercedes C63 AMG or an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio be a better bet?
Rolls-Royce Phantom 2018 News 1 year ago

Rolls-Royce unveils new Phantom

With the launch of an all-new version the company’s flagship saloon car, the competition to be hailed as the best car in the world just got a whole lot more heated.
McLaren 570S Spider Review 1 year ago

McLaren 570S Spider (2017 - ) review

Weighing up the merits of a Porsche 911 Cabriolet versus an Audi R8 Spider? Well stop right now, because for similar money, you could be driving the simply sensational McLaren 570S Spider.
News 1 year ago

Jaguar shows off revised XJ luxury car

With new or revised rivals coming from Mercedes, Audi and Lexus, the latest revisions to the largest Jaguar saloon should make it a more attractive purchase.
Review 1 year 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.
Volkswagen Arteon 2017 Review 1 year 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.
News 1 year ago

Vauxhall reveals high-performance Insignia GSi

The flagship model of the new Insignia range will be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show and will feature a turbocharged petrol engine, four-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review 1 year ago

Mercedes-Benz S-Class saloon (2017 - ) review

The S-Class is Mercedes' flagship saloon, packed with cutting-edge technology and built to the very highest standards to rival similar models like the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series and Jaguar XJ.
Audi A8 2017 News 1 year ago

New Audi A8 luxury car unveiled

A rival for the likes of the Mercedes S-Class and BMW 7 Series, the new A8 is more spacious than its predecessor, and comes packed with some impressive new technology.
2017 Skoda Citigo Review 1 year ago

Skoda Citigo hatchback (2017 - ) review

Skoda’s city car shares its oily bits with the Volkswagen Up and Seat Mii. As well as its in-house siblings, the Citigo also faces competition from cars such as the Fiat 500, Hyundai i10 and Peugeot 108.
2017 Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet Review 1 year ago

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet convertible (2017 - ) review

The E-Class Cabriolet is a prestige four-seat convertible, and that makes it a rival for cars like the Audi A5 and BMW 4 Series convertibles, along with the Range Rover Evoque Convertible. That said, the Mercedes is a considerably larger model than all of those cars.
News 1 year ago

Seat reveals new Arona SUV

The small SUV class is growing all the time, and Seat is the latest to join the battle for buyers, with a smaller brother for the Ateca that offers huge scope for personalisation
Peugeot 308 2017 Review 1 year ago

Peugeot 308 hatchback (2017 - ) review

If you’re not evolving in the hugely competitive family car sector, then you’re effectively going backwards. The latest upgrades to Peugeot’s 308 are designed to keep it within touching distance of the Volkswagen Golf, Vauxhall Astra and Skoda Octavia.
Kia Stonic 2017 News 1 year ago

Kia reveals its Stonic small SUV

The new model will be the smallest in Kia's range of SUVs, and is set to rival the likes of the Nissan Juke and Vauxhall Mokka X when it goes on sale later this year
2017 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo News 1 year ago

BMW shows off new 6 Series Gran Turismo

Don’t be misled by the name of BMW’s new car: it’s a replacement for the 5 Series Gran Turismo and will look to attract buyers who might otherwise have been tempted by an Audi A7 Sportback.
Hyundai Kona 2017 News 1 year ago

Hyundai reveals new Kona SUV

The latest model from the Korean maker will be a rival for the likes of the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur, as well as the forthcoming Citroen C3 Aircross and Kia Stonic.
Review 1 year ago

Mazda CX-5 SUV (2017 - ) review

The CX-5 is a funky-looking, mid-sized SUV that’s priced and specified to rival the Volkswagen Tiguan. Trouble is, so are countless other alternatives; so, does the Mazda have the wherewithal to set it apart from the madding crowd?
Citroen C3 Aircross 2017 News 1 year ago

Citroen unveils new C3 Aircross SUV

The new small SUV is effectively a baby brother for the forthcoming C5 Aircross and will give the company a rival for the likes of the Nissan Juke.
2017 Maserati Quattroporte Review 1 year ago

Maserati Quattroporte saloon (2017 - ) review

A decidedly Italian executive car, the Quattroporte is a very different and very exclusive alternative to the likes of the Porsche Panamera, Mercedes S-Class and BMW 7 Series.
2017 Audi SQ5 Review 1 year 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 1 year 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?
Review 1 year ago

Honda NSX coupe (2016 - ) review

Honda’s NSX has taken on near mythical status, but does the reality live up to the hype, or would you be better off sticking with a Porsche 911 or Audi R8?
Kia Sorento Best Of 1 year ago

Best tow cars

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Fiat 500L 2017 Review 1 year ago

Fiat 500L MPV (2017-) review

Fiat’s 500L manages to cram loads of space and versatility into a surprisingly compact body, so it’s easy to drive in town, yet big enough to accommodate all the family. Think of it as a rival to the Ford B-Max and Vauxhall Crossland X.
2017 Volvo XC60 Review 1 year ago

Volvo XC60 SUV (2017 - ) review

The XC60 is Volvo’s best-selling car, so it’s hardly surprising the company has pulled out all the stops to ensure this latest version maintains that status and remains a credible rival to the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Jaguar F-Pace.
2016 Infiniti Q60 Review 1 year ago

Infiniti Q60 coupe (2016 - ) review

The Infiniti Q60 is a premium four-seat coupe that takes on popular cars like the Audi A4, BMW 4 Series and Mercedes C-Class Coupe. But, does it have the attributes to take on its established German rivals?
Skoda Karoq 2017 News 1 year ago

Skoda unveils new Karoq SUV

This is our first chance to see the Kodiaq's new baby brother, which will rival the likes of the Seat Ateca when it goes on sale later this year.
Suzuki Jimny Review 1 year ago

Suzuki Jimny SUV (2013 - ) review

The Suzuki Jimny is a miniature 4x4 that’s rugged and reliable, but disappointing in just about every other area. Other small SUVs – like the Dacia Duster 4x4 – give you much more ability for even less cash.
2017 BMW 4 Series convertible Review 1 year ago

BMW 4 Series Convertible (2017 - ) review

The BMW 4 Series Convertible is a premium open-top car that rivals convertible versions of the Audi A5 and Mercedes C-Class, but unlike those rivals it has a hard top.
2016 Mazda 3 Fastback saloon Review 1 year ago

Mazda 3 Fastback saloon (2016 - ) review

The Mazda 3 Fastback is a light, nimble and fun-to-drive small saloon car that’s based on Mazda’s impressive family hatchback. It looks fantastic, and is economical, too, but not the most practical or refined small car.
2017 Skoda Rapid Spaceback Review 1 year ago

Skoda Rapid Spaceback hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Spaceback provides loads of metal for your money, but in the cut throat world of heavy discounts it’s up against some formidable opposition, including the superb Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra.
Volkswagen Golf Best Of 1 year ago

Best long-distance cars

From family hatchbacks to estate cars, and luxury cars to grand tourers, there’s something here for everyone.
Advice 1 year ago

How to choose and fit a baby car seat

We’ve teamed up with the experts at Joie to look at what to consider when you choose a seat, and even more importantly, how you should fit them.
2017 Renault Zoe Best Of 1 year ago

Top 5 best city runarounds

If you live – or do most of your driving – within the city limits, you’ll be best off with a very particular type of car.
2017 Volkswagen Golf Estate Review 1 year ago

Volkswagen Golf Estate (2017 - ) review

The Volkswagen Golf Estate may not enjoy the same level of sales success as its hatchback sibling, but that doesn’t make it any less of a beautifully built, excellent driving and immensely practical estate car.
2017 McLaren 720S Review 1 year ago

McLaren 720S Coupe (2017 - ) review

The McLaren 720S is a V8-powered, mid-engined, rear-drive supercar that competes for buyers’ affections with exotic machinery such as the Ferrari 488 Coupe and Lamborghini Huracan. It’s even more astonishing to drive than it is to look at.
Suzuki Swift 2017 News 1 year ago

New Suzuki Swift on sale in June

New small car will be sold alongside the larger and more expensive Baleno, to expand Suzuki's line-up of good-value superminis
Mazda2 2017 News 1 year ago

Updated Mazda 2 range on sale in June

With more standard equipment on most trim levels, the introduction of new range-topping models and tweaks to the suspension, the revised Mazda2 should be an even more capable rival for the likes of the Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Corsa
2017 Toyota Yaris Review 1 year 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.
Audi A5 Sportback 2016 Review 1 year ago

Audi A5 Sportback hatchback (2016 - ) review

The largest member of the A5 family adds extra practicality to a winning recipe of high quality, classy looks and a decent drive. A very talented rival for the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe.
Vauxhall Grandland X 2018 News 1 year ago

Vauxhall reveals new Grandland X SUV

Joining the smaller Mokka X and Crossland X, the Grandland is the largest in the company’s new range of SUVs and will rival the likes of the Peugeot 3008 and Seat Ateca
2017 Mercedes GLA Review 1 year ago

Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV (2017 - ) review

As a compact SUV with a prestige badge, the Mercedes GLA is a head-on rival for cars like the Audi Q3 and BMW X1. It’ll appeal to buyers thanks to its generous equipment and classy interior, but it’ll be those off-roader looks that really tickle the fancy of most buyers.
Advice 1 year ago

What is Isofix in a car?

Isofix is an international standard for fixing child car seats in place using a pair of metal mounts attached directly to the car’s chassis. How does it work?
2017 Seat Ibiza handling Review 1 year ago

Seat Ibiza hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Seat Ibiza is a five-door supermini to rival the likes of the Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Corsa and Volkswagen Polo, and it looks to attract buyers with its smart styling and lots of in-car technology. It’s not half bad to drive, either.
2016 Tesla Model X Review 1 year 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.
Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer 2017 News 1 year ago

Vauxhall reveals new range-topping Insignia Country Tourer

Following same principle as Audi's allroad models, the Country Tourer is a more rugged-looking, four-wheel drive version of the latest Insignia, which will be sold alongside the previously announced Grand Sport and Sports Tourer estate
Mazda CX-5 2017 News 1 year ago

All-new Mazda CX-5 SUV to cost from £23,695

First seen at the Los Angeles Motor Show last year, the new CX-5 will go on sale in the UK later this year, with a new look inside and out, as well as some extra equipment over the outgoing model.
Advice 1 year ago

How to spec the 2016 Toyota C-HR SUV

If you're looking to buy a Toyota C-HR SUV, we offer our expert guide to picking the best engine, colour and trim level, to get the most out of your new car.
SsangYong Rexton 2017 News 1 year ago

New SsangYong Rexton SUV unveiled

SssangYong’s new flagship SUV will take on the likes of the Skoda Kodiaq and Kia Sorento, and is expected to go on sale before the end of the year.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Review 1 year ago

Bentley Mulsanne Saloon (2016 - ) review

The Bentley Mulsanne is a luxury limousine that is so aspirational, only a Rolls Royce Phantom can match it for exclusivity. It majors on comfort and quality – just like it should – and it makes its occupant feel special in a way that very few other cars can.
Toyota Yaris 2017 News 1 year ago

Revised Toyota Yaris to cost from £12,495

First seen at the Geneva Show earlier this month, the Yaris has a new look, higher-quality cabin and more equipment, as well as a wider range of models and a new engine to choose from
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet Review 1 year ago

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet convertible (2016 - ) review

The Volkswagen Beetle has one of the most recognisable silhouettes in motoring, so it barely needs any introduction. While once upon a time it was the car that mobilised the masses, it’s now about retro styling and a funky image.
News 1 year ago

New Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch breaks cover at Geneva

The outgoing Fiesta ST is still renowned as one of the greatest hot hatches at any price, so much is expected of the all-new three-cylinder model that was seen in the flesh for the first time this week
News 1 year ago

Auto Trader Market Report Insights

At a time when the headlines are full of reports about self-driving cars, Auto Trader's latest Market Report looks at the attitudes of today's car-buyers to these technological developments
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Top 10 most exciting cars of 2017

There are plenty of new and exciting models on the way in 2017, from hotly-anticipated small cars, to some, blow-the-budget, dream garage type stuff, and everything in between.
2017 Renault Zoe ZE40 R90 First Drive 1 year ago

2017 Renault Zoe first drive review

The Renault Zoe was already one of the better electric cars on sale, and the vastly increased range only makes it more appealing.
Advice 2 years ago

Should I buy a new, nearly new or used car?

Our research has shown many car buyers don’t worry about whether they want a new or a used car, all they’re concerned with is getting their next car. So, what are the pros and cons of new, nearly new and used cars?
First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Land Rover Discovery Prototype first drive review

The Land Rover Discovery’s looks may have been softened off, but fear not, the latest Disco is just as rugged as ever. However, we’ll need to try a production-ready version on a proper road before we can say how good it’ll be as an everyday companion.
Advice 2 years ago

How can I decide which is the right car for me?

There are plenty of things to consider when you’re deciding which car is right for you – and plenty of cars to consider, whatever your particular list of criteria. We reckon you can start to narrow down your shortlist by thinking of the following things...
2016 Suzuki Ignis First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Suzuki Ignis first drive review

The Ignis name returns to UK after a decade in the wilderness. While the old car was a bland, boxy supermini, the latest Ignis has been reinvented as a riotous looking compact urban crossover.
2017 Ford Fiesta News 2 years ago

Ford unveils new 2017 Fiesta

The eighth generation of the country's best-selling car will go on sale next year, with a choice of three- and five-door hatchback bodies and a crossover-styled Active model
2016 Skoda Kodiaq First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Skoda Kodiaq first drive review

Skoda has built its first seven-seat SUV, but can the new Kodiaq follow in the Yeti’s successful footsteps? We’ve tested it to find out.
2017 facelifted Volkswagen Golf News 2 years ago

Volkswagen unveils 2017 facelifted Golf

This mid-range update is designed to help keep Europe’s best-selling car looking and feeling fresh until the all-new re-engineered Mk8 Golf is launched in 2019.
2016 Ford Kuga 1.5 Ecoboost ST-Line First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Ford Kuga first drive review

The Kuga was beginning to look like a bit of an old-stager compared to flashier models like the Seat Ateca and Nissan Qashqai. No doubt, Ford is hoping a bold new look, more efficient engines and the latest tech will see the old boy back on top form.
2016 Citroen C3 Review 2 years ago

Citroen C3 hatchback (2016 - ) review

The Citroen C3 looks like no other car in the supermini class, with bold, modern design and some truly quirky touches. It also offers some tempting gadgets and decent practicality, but to be honest, it’s not all that much cop to drive.
Feature 2 years ago

Driving the Audi Q5 in Mexico

Less than a week after the covers came off the new Audi Q5, we were given the chance to drive it on the sun-beaten roads of Mexico.
2017 Mercedes X-Class News 2 years ago

Mercedes previews new X-Class pick-up

With some help from its partner Nissan, Mercedes will become the first premium manufacturer to sell a pick-up when its new X-Class goes on sale in about a year’s time.
2017 Peugeot 3008 First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Peugeot 3008 first drive review

In terms of its practicality, its equipment and the way it drives, the Peugeot 3008 certainly has what it takes to be a real contender in the fiercely competitive compact SUV market.
2017 Seat Leon News 2 years ago

New Seat Leon on sale in 2017

The changes apply to all three body styles, and centre on a minor facelift inside and out, along with the introduction of new technology.
2016 Citroen C3 front side driving First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Citroen C3 first drive review

A very charming and likeable little car, with bags of style and some fairly tempting equipment, but it's not a class leader among the impressive array of superminis.
2016 Ssangyong Musso grille First Drive 2 years ago

2016 SsangYong Musso first drive review

The Musso is a no-nonsense pick-up truck that’s priced to undercut the likes of the Nissan Navara, Mitsubishi L200 and Ford Ranger by a significant margin. So it’s a bargain then? Or is it cheap as chips for a good reason?
2017 Audi Q5 Review 2 years ago

Audi Q5 SUV (2016 - ) B9 review

The Audi Q5 is a prestige compact SUV that competes with cars like the BMW X3, Jaguar F-Pace, Porsche Macan and Mercedes GLC. Like most other Audi models, it competes mainly on its interior quality and its technology.
2016 Fiat 124 Spyder Review 2 years ago

Fiat 124 Spider convertible (2016 - ) review

The Fiat 124 Spider is a glamorous-looking roadster that competes with the most popular convertible of all time, the Mazda MX-5. And considering the quality of the competition, it’s handy that the 124 shares most of its mechanicals with its rival.
2016 Audi R8 Spyder First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Audi R8 Spyder first drive review

The Audi R8 Spyder is the drop top version of the flagship R8 supercar. It uses the same naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10 engine which, in a new era of turbocharging, is becoming an increasingly rare breed.
2017 Seat Ateca bridge First Drive 2 years ago

2016 Seat Ateca first drive review

SUVs and crossovers have become Britain’s family car of choice, and carmakers like Seat are responding. The Ateca is the company’s first example that aims to steal sales away from the hugely popular Nissan Qashqai.
2017 Nissan GT-R Prestige ride First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Nissan GT-R Prestige first drive review

The latest version of the Nissan GT-R lists improved refinement, a plusher cabin and greater comfort among its upgrades. Does this mean the original enfant terrible has gone all gushy on us?
2017 Mazda3 front First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Mazda 3 first drive review

Mazda punches above its weight when it comes to family hatches, and has given the Mazda 3 key updates to continue its success.
2017 Audi Q5 First Drive 2 years ago

2017 Audi Q5 first drive review

Audi's new SUV was only unveiled to the world at last week's Paris Motor Show, but an early drive in Mexico - where it will be built - shows that it's among the best in its class
2017 Mercedes AMG GT C roadster2017 Mercedes AMG GT C roadster News 2 years ago

Mercedes reveals AMG GT C Roadster

The stunning open-top Mercedes AMG Roadster, and an even more powerful GT C Roadster have made their debuts at the Paris Motor Show.
2016 Peugeot 3008 Paris Motor Show 2016 News 2 years ago

Peugeot unveils new 3008 SUV

With the world buying SUVs by the bucketload, it's no surprise that the new Peugeot 3008 adopts a more rugged look than its predecessor, as well as providing more space inside
Peugeot 5008 Paris Motor Show 2016 News 2 years ago

Peugeot reveals new 2017 5008 SUV

The previous 5008 was an MPV, but this latest generation has been reinvented as an SUV, although it remains a seven-seater with MPV-style practicality.
News 2 years ago

Honda unleashes 2017 Civic Type R in Paris

Honda gives us the strongest hints yet of the styling for the new 2017 Civic Type R with Paris show prototype, featuring carbon fibre aerodynamics. It's due on sale late next year.
2016 Mk4 Kia Rio Paris Motor Sho News 2 years ago

Kia unveils all-new Rio supermini

The fourth generation of Kia's small hatchback has a new look inside and out, but like its predecessor will provide a good-value alternative to its more familiar rivals.
2016 Ssangyong Tivoli XLV 1.6 ELX Review 2 years ago

SsangYong Tivoli XLV (2016 - ) review

The SsangYong Tivoli XLV is roomy and well-equipped for a small SUV, offering good value for money and lots of space. We assess it in all areas and compare it to its rivals.
2016 Ssangyong Tivoli XLV First Drive 2 years ago

2016 SsangYong Tivoli XLV first drive review

Budget brand SsangYong has invented a new niche by adding more room and more equipment to its popular Tivoli SUV, but is it any good? We test drive it in the UK to find out.
How to charge an electric car Advice 2 years ago

How to charge an electric car

Possibly the greatest barrier to someone considering an electric car or plug-in hybrid is charging. How easy is it? Where can you do it? How can you do it? And, how long does it take? These are just the kind of questions we answer in our video.
Advice 2 years ago

How do car insurance groups work?

A car’s insurance group determines how much cover is likely to cost. Experts from Compare The Market explain how the ratings are calculated.
Ford Fiesta Best Of 3 years ago

Top 5 best First Cars

Choosing a first car is tricky, balancing the demands of your heart and your head. To help steer your thinking, these are what our experts reckon are the UK's best first cars
Advice 3 years ago

How to drive your car abroad

Millions take their cars abroad each year for holidays, but how much do you know about the laws of the road in the country you're driving?
Advice 3 years ago

How to spot and avoid potential scams

Cybercrime is becoming part and parcel of everyday life, so here we explain the possible problems you may face and how you can protect yourself from the fraudsters

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