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2015 Rolls-Royce Dawn Review 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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?
Advice 2 months ago

How to prepare your car for winter

There are a few simple ways to get your car ready for the colder months, from carrying extra bits and bobs in the boot, to checking your tyres. Here are all our top tips to get you through winter.
2018 Porsche Cayenne Review 2 months ago

Porsche Cayenne SUV (2018 - ) review

On paper, cars like the Range Rover Sport, BMW X5 and Mercedes GLE look like credible rivals to the Porsche Cayenne, but are they really in the same league?
2017 Mercedes X-Class Review 2 months 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.
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.
News 2 months ago

Citroen reveals new version of C4 Cactus SUV

Available at the beginning of next year, the new C4 Cactus features a revised look, as well as a new suspension system designed to make it exceptionally comfortable.
News 2 months 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.
Rolls-Royce Ghost News 2 months ago

The best cars for Halloween

From the best car for trick-or-treaters to the ideal set of wheels for a Transylvanian road trip, here are the cars that will let you make the most of Halloween.