New Cars 2017

All the best and most important new cars that are due to be launched in 2017.

2018 Audi RS 4 Avant Review 1 month ago

Audi RS4 Avant estate (2017 - ) review

Audi bolts a very powerful engine into its A4 estate to create a car that mixes high performance with family transport, and a rival to the Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate.
2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review 1 month 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.
2017 Seat Arona Review 2 months ago

Seat Arona SUV (2017 - ) review

The Arona is a small SUV that offers an alternative to cars such as the Kia Stonic, Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008.
Review 2 months ago

Hyundai Kona Hatchback (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.
Review 2 months 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?
Review 3 months 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.
2017 Kia Stinger Review 3 months ago

Kia Stinger hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Stinger is a hatchback-saloon from Kia that offers a value-for-money alternative to premium cars like the Audi A5 Sportback and BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe.
2017 Kia Stonic Review 3 months 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.
Review 3 months ago

Citroen C3 Aircross SUV (2017 - ) review

The C3 Aircross is one of the new breed of small sized SUV-inspired cars. As such, it’s a rival for the likes of the Nissan Juke and Vauxhall Mokka X.
2017 Lexus LC Review 4 months 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.
Volkswagen Arteon 2017 Review 5 months 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.
Audi A8 2017 News 6 months 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 Audi SQ5 Review 7 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.
Skoda Karoq 2017 News 8 months 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.
2017 BMW 4 Series convertible Review 8 months 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.
2017 BMW 4 Series Coupe Review 8 months ago

BMW 4 Series Coupe (2017 - ) review

The BMW 4 Series Coupe is effectively a sleeker, sportier version of the 3 Series saloon, and a rival for other prestige coupes like the Audi A5 and Mercedes C-Class.
2017 Skoda Rapid Spaceback Review 8 months 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.
2017 Volkswagen Golf Estate Review 8 months 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.
Skoda Karoq 2017 News 8 months ago

New Skoda SUV will be called Karoq

Following on from the success of the seven-seat Kodiaq, Skoda is set to take on smaller models like the Seat Ateca with this new car, which replaces the Yeti in the company’s line-up
Suzuki Swift 2017 News 8 months 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
Kia Picanto 2017 News 8 months ago

New Kia Picanto city car will cost from £9450

Hot on the heels of the revised Rio comes the new version of the company's smallest car, with a price and specification that will make it a serious rival to models from Volkswagen, Peugeot and Hyundai
2017 Volkswagen Golf Review 9 months ago

Volkswagen Golf hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Volkswagen Golf is Europe’s best-selling family hatchback, which says an awful lot when you consider it’s up against some phenomenal opposition, including the Vauxhall Astra, Ford Focus and BMW 1 Series.
2017 Mercedes GLA Review 9 months 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.
Volvo XC60 2017 News 9 months ago

New Volvo XC60 to cost from £37,205

Just over a month after Volvo's new SUV was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the company has confirmed details of the range that will be available in the UK.
Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer 2017 News 9 months 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
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Review 9 months ago

Bentley Mulsanne saloon (2017 - ) 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.
2017 Suzuki Swift Review 9 months ago

Suzuki Swift Hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Suzuki Swift is an affordable supermini that majors on fun and style, and on that score, it competes with cars like the Seat Ibiza, Hyundai i20 and Mazda 2.
Toyota Yaris 2017 News 10 months 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
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Review 10 months ago

Mercedes-Benz E Class Coupe (2017 - ) review

The E-Class Coupe takes the essence of Mercedes’ mid-size saloon, ditches two doors and creates a coupe with more of a smooth and stylish look. It targets the likes of BMW’s 6 Series but at a lower price; one that puts it close to Audi’s smaller A5.
Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet 2017 News 10 months ago

Mercedes reveals E-Class cabriolet

The fifth version in Mercedes' executive car range will be officially launched at next week's Geneva Motor Show and is expected to go on sale later this year
2017 BMW 5 Series Review 10 months ago

BMW 5 Series saloon (2017 - ) review

Topping the manically competitive executive class is no easy task, but BMW reckons its 5 Series will knock spots-off anything Mercedes, Audi and Jaguar has to offer.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Review 10 months ago

Alfa Romeo Giulia saloon (2017 - ) review

The Alfa Romeo Giulia is a stylish saloon that mixes dainty rear-drive handling and a fine ride with attractive design. Can it rival the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4?
2017 Kia Rio Review 10 months ago

Kia Rio Hatchback (2017 - ) MK4 review

Generation by generation, the Rio has become an increasingly serious rival to the class-leaders. This fourth-generation model is the best yet, more than capable of tempting buyers away from the Fiesta, Corsa and Clio.
2017 Land Rover Discovery Review 10 months ago

Land Rover Discovery SUV (2017 - ) review

The Land Rover Discovery is a practical and versatile seven-seat off-roader that competes with other premium SUVs like the Audi Q7. It can play the role of luxurious cruiser or hardcore mud-plugger, and both roles are performed with identical brilliance. A fabulous car.
2017 Toyota Prius Plug-In Review 10 months ago

Toyota Prius hatchback (2017 - ) review

The Toyota Prius Plug-in provides an environmentally-friendly alternative to those who require a greater range than that currently offered by electric cars, or a cleaner alternative to diesel powered family cars.
2017 Skoda Octavia First Drive 11 months ago

2017 Skoda Octavia first drive review

Skoda's best-selling car gets a facelift and some new technology. It remains a brilliant all-rounder with plenty of space and equipment for the money.
2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Review 11 months ago

Mazda MX-5 RF Convertible (2017 - ) ND review

The Mazda MX-5 RF is just like any other MX-5, only completely different. Instead of a foldaway fabric roof, it has a solid Targa-style one, and looks all the better for it.
2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in First Drive 11 months ago

2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in first drive review

The Plug-in is far more than a Prius with a big battery, but does it offer sufficient real-world benefits over the cheaper, standard car? Or would you simply be better off with a BMW 330e?
2017 Volkswagen Golf First Drive 11 months ago

2017 Volkswagen Golf first drive review

The Volkswagen Golf is Europe’s best-selling family hatchback and this update is aimed at maintaining that situation and keeping rivals as diverse as the Vauxhall Astra and BMW 1 Series in their place
First Drive 11 months ago

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS first drive review

The GTS sits above the Carrera and Carrera S models in terms of power, but without going as far as the hardcore GT models, or the bonkers-fast Turbos. It does everything the Carrera S can do, only a little better.
2017 Kia Rio First Drive 11 months ago

2017 Kia Rio first drive review

The fourth generation of Kia’s supermini focuses on good value, rather than low prices; but with decent standard equipment and a good warranty, it’ll surely tempt buyers away from the likes of the Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Corsa and Renault Clio.
News 11 months ago

All-new 2017 Seat Ibiza revealed

The sheet has come off the fifth generation of the Seat Ibiza. It's got new looks, has grown a bit, and has plenty of tech.
2017 Hyundai i30 Review 11 months ago

Hyundai i30 hatchback (2017 - ) review

The i30 is Hyundai’s challenger to some of the best family cars on the planet. It’ll need to be seriously good to match the likes of the Volkswagen Golf and Vauxhall Astra.
2017 Lexus IS Review 11 months ago

Lexus IS saloon (2017 - ) review

Even with some revisions in early 2017, the Lexus IS has a very tough job to compete with cars like the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class. It ploughs its own furrow in the compact executive class, with a character all of its own.
2017 Mini Countryman First Drive 1 year ago

2017 Mini Countryman Cooper S first drive review

The compact SUV class has more contenders than ever before, and the standard of those contenders has never been higher. That means the Countryman’s job has never been tougher, so does it have both the style and substance to compete?
2017 Lexus IS First Drive 1 year ago

2017 Lexus IS 300h first drive review

Lexus’ compact executive saloon starts 2017 with a series of revisions aimed at tempting buyers away from the likes of the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4.
News 1 year ago

Facelifted 2017 Jaguar F-Type unveiled

Among the revisions to the Jaguar F-Type are a new look, updated technology and an expanded range, and the facelifted car is set to arrive in early 2017.
2017 Kia Stinger GT News 1 year ago

2017 Kia Stinger GT – first look

The Kia Stinger GT is a five-seat sports saloon that has been designed for spirited long distance driving, and is the most powerful production vehicle in the company's history.
Alfa Romeo Stelvio Best Of 1 year ago

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.
News 1 year ago

Stars of the 2017 Detroit Auto Show

As the first car show of the new year, the North American International Auto Show is the first chance for makers to show off their latest cars, and these are the models we think will hog the headlines.
2017 Detroit Auto Show News 1 year ago

2017 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Each January, the motoring world turns its eyes to the North American International Auto Show, where we’ll see some of the world’s most exciting new cars unveiled.
2017 Ford Fiesta News 1 year 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
2017 facelifted Volkswagen Golf News 1 year 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.
Feature 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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.
Peugeot 5008 Paris Motor Show 2016 News 1 year 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 1 year 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.
2017 Mazda MX-5 RF News 1 year ago

Mazda unveils new hard-top MX-5 RF

This new version of Mazda's iconic roadster, with a retractable hard top, aims to make the open-top experience accessible for more buyers

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