Thursday , October 19 2017
Home / Car Reviews

Car Reviews

Reviews on all the current and new cars to help you choose the right new car for you!

SsangYong Rexton review

SsangYong Rexton

The big new Rexton 4×4 is the latest offering from SsangYong – and it’s a bit of a revelation. Along with its smaller sibling, the well-received Tivoli (launched in 2016), the Rexton is arguably one of the company’s first mainstream cars. At a time when SUVs are selling like hotcakes, it’s no surprise that SsangYong(which claims to be the equivalent of Land Rover …

Read More »

Peugeot 5008 SUV review

Peugeot 5008 SUV review

A year ago Peugeot pulled off a masterstroke when it transformed the 3008 MPV into the 3008 SUV. Not only did the acclaimed new 3008 turn heads, it also featured the French giant’s game-changing digital i-Cockpit and won the 2017 European Car of the Year award. Now, a year on, …

Read More »

Audi Q5 review

Audi Q5 review

The Q5 is the latest Audi SUV to get a next-generation relaunch. Like its bigger brother – the Q7 – before it, the jelly mould styling has been replaced by a sharper edges and Audi’s distinctive signature grille. It’s more spacious, efficient, better equipped and connected than ever before. The Mk …

Read More »

Nissan X-Trail review

Nissan X-Trail

You’re looking at the world’s best-selling SUV – the Nissan X-Trail. To be precise, this is the updated version of the car (badged as the Rogue in the US) which sold a remarkable 766,000 units in 2016 alone. The third generation X-Trail has been around since 2014, so Nissan has …

Read More »

Jaguar XF Sportbrake review

Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Cards on the table time. The first generation Jaguar XF Sportbrake (2012-16) was one of my all-time favourite estate cars, so the new model has a lot to live up to. I was one of the first journalists to get behind the wheel of the new Sportbrake, and the good …

Read More »

Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic review

Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic

It’s remarkable to think that Land Rover launched the iconic Range Rover nearly 50 years ago. There’s some debate over the origins of the high end SUV. Jeep claims the Wagoneer – produced between 1963-91 – was the first. Land Rover says the 1970 Range Rover “originally defined the luxury …

Read More »

Mazda CX-5 review

Mazda CX-5 review

Creating an SUV that handles like a hatchback without making uncomfortable comprises is a feat few manufacturers have achieved. Blessed with good looks, practicality and dynamic driving characteristics, the new Mazda CX-5 is one such car. Priced from £23,695 – £33,195, it’s up against formidable rivals in its sector, including …

Read More »

Renault Koleos review

Renault Koleos review (

The Renault Koleos is the newest entrant in the fiercely fought mid-to-large SUV segment that includes the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Kia Sorento and Skoda Kodiaq. Completing Renault’s crossover range, which also includes the Captur and Kadjar, the Koleos is in effect the French giant’s flagship car. As such, it’s …

Read More »

Seat Ibiza review

Seat Ibiza review

It’s proving to be a stellar year for superminis – all-new kids on the block include the transformed Nissan Micra and latest version of the market-leading Ford Fiesta. Now it’s Seat’s turn with the fifth-generation of the popular Ibiza. Originally launched in 1984, it’s the Spanish brand’s best-selling model with …

Read More »

Volvo XC60 review

Volvo XC60

Volvo is on a roll. In the last couple of years the Swedish car maker has launched the acclaimed XC90, S90 and V90, while smaller models are in development. Add to that its headline-grabbing announcement to only sell electric or hybrid cars from 2019 and you have a brand in …

Read More »