The latest van reviews and advice from our team

Tachograph advice Advice 9 months ago

Do I need a tachograph for my van?

A tachograph automatically records speed and distance, together with the driver's activity. But do you need one for your van? Read our advice article to find out.
2016 Toyota Hilux pan Review 1 year ago

Toyota Hilux Pickup (2015 - ) MK8 review

Pick-ups appeal to style-conscious buyers wanting an alternative to an SUV, and cost-conscious company car users, so how does the Hilux compare to the Mitsubishi L200, VW Amarok and Nissan Navara?
2016 Toyota Hilux First Drive 1 year ago

2016 Toyota Hilux Double Cab first drive review

Anyone looking for a pick-up is spoilt for choice at the moment, with all the major models renewed or revised in the last 12 months. Latest to join the fray is the all-new Toyota Hilux, and we drive it in the UK to see how it rates against that competition
2016 Volkswagen Amarok 3.0 V6 TDI First Drive 1 year ago

2016 Volkswagen Amarok first drive review

There may be nothing shocking about a mid-life facelift, but what is surprising is that VW has gone against current practice by replacing the old 2.0-litre engine with a larger V6
2016 Ford Ranger ride Review 1 year ago

Ford Ranger pick-up (2015 - ) review

The Ford Ranger is a rugged, no-nonsense pick-up truck that competes with the likes of the Volkswagen Amarok, Nissan Navara and Toyota Hilux for buyers' affections
2016 Ford Ranger First Drive 1 year ago

2016 Ford Ranger first drive review

Ford’s face-lifted Ranger adds a revamped cabin, active safety functions and more fuel-efficient engines. With increasingly sophisticated opposition from Nissan’s Navara and Volkswagen’s Amarok, the Ranger’s upgrades haven’t come a moment too soon
Nissan NP300 Navara gearbox Review 1 year ago

Nissan Navara Pickup (2015 - ) review

The Nissan Navara is designed to appeal to commercial and leisure users alike. With this kind of duality in its locker, the Navara looks destined to make all other pick-ups seem like antiquated, one-trick-ponies
Land Rover Defender I Bought One 1 year ago

I bought one - Land Rover Defender

The Land Rover Defender is an automotive icon in the truest sense of the phrase. But what’s it like to own one? James Clark tells us
2015 Land Rover Defender 110 Adventure Edition First Drive 2 years ago

2015 Land Rover Defender Adventure first review

We drive the Adventure limited edition of one of the UK's oldest 4x4s - the iconic Land Rover Defender. Does it still have retro appeal, or should it be put out to pasture?
Advice 2 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