The latest car long-term reviews from our team

Long-term Review 4 months ago

Living with a… Nissan Leaf

It's farewell to the Leaf - it might not be the flashiest EV around but it might still be one of the better ones
Ford Focus Active Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a… Ford Focus Active X Estate

SUVs might be the most popular type of car right now, with the humble estate car a bit forgotten. So how about an SUV-inspired estate car? Does the Ford Focus Active estate tick all the boxes? Rachael Hogg finds out.
Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a... Cupra Ateca

The Cupra Ateca promises SUV style and practicality along with hot hatch thrills, but can it really deliver on such a diverse bunch of promises? Auto Trader’s Road Test Editor, Ivan Aistrop, is spending the next six months with one to find out.
Citroen C3 Aircross Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a… Citroen C3 Aircross

Senior road tester Phill Tromans swaps a hatchback for a small SUV, and spends six months with Citroen's funky-looking family car.
2018 Audi A1 Sportback Rachael Hogg Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with an... Audi A1

Digital Editor Rachael Hogg is spending six months with Audi's smallest car to see how it fits in with her life, and whether it's as good as the competition.
Vauxhall Combo Life Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a... Vauxhall Combo Life XL

It's big, it's bold and it'll swallow a large family and all their stuff. We're spending a few months with Vauxhall's giant people carrier, to see how it lives with a hectic family lifestyle.
Ford Focus Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a... Ford Focus

Senior road tester Phill Tromans swaps an SUV and a pick-up truck for one of Britain’s favourite hatchbacks.
Long-term Review 1 year 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.
Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a… Dacia Logan MCV

There are some cheap cars out there on the new car market, but what’s the cheapest one a family can get away with as its only car? Auto Trader’s Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop reckons that honour falls to the Dacia Logan MCV. Over the next six months, he’ll see if he’s right.
2017 Skoda Karoq Long-term Review 1 year 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.
Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a... Kia Sorento

Erin Baker and her family are spending six months with the Kia Sorento, to see how it copes with life with four boys and a new puppy.
Long-term Review 2 years 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.