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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 …

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Ford Fiesta review

Ford Fiesta Titanium

Replacing the UK’s most popular car for the past eight years with a new model is a very big deal. Ford has just done exactly that with the latest Fiesta, and the $64,000 question is whether the new car is good enough to stay at the top? At first glance …

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Jaguar XF – a consumer car champion

Jaguar XF

The acclaimed Jaguar XF has been voted Auto Trader ‘New Car of the Year’. It’s the XF’s ninth major UK award and comes in the same week that the new XF Sportbrake was unveiled. Ditching the traditional ‘expert panel of judges’ and replacing them with 10,000 genuine car owners, the …

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Nissan Micra review

Nissan Micra

Rarely has a car changed so much from one generation to the next as the new Nissan Micra. Once an ugly duckling so beloved of driving schools and people of a certain age, the fifth-generation is now the coolest new kid on the block. Fresh and modern, the striking new …

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Ford Fiesta ST200 review

Ford Fiesta ST200

Sometimes it’s possible to take a car for a spin and know within seconds that you’re driving something special. The Ford Fiesta ST200 is a prime example. With the seventh generation Fiesta arriving in showrooms later in 2017, the ST200 is the last hurrah for the Mk6 – Britain’s bestselling …

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Road tax hikes for most new car buyers

Cost of motoring

Seven out of 10 drivers are set to pay more tax under new VED (Vehicle Excise Duty) rules which come into force on April 1. According to research by HonestJohn.co.uk, the majority of new car buyers will lose out, adding more than £500 to the long-term running costs of Britain’s …

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Top 10 most searched for cars of 2016

BMW 3 series

Auto Trader has revealed the most searched for cars of the year – the makes and models most popular on the online automotive marketplace which currently has almost half a million cars listed for sale. The BMW 3 series topped the league table for the sixth consecutive year, beating two …

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Happy birthday Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta

The 40th anniversary of the Ford Fiesta is to be celebrated in style as part of a new event taking place in Brighton this summer. The UK’s most popular hatchback will headline the Ford Summer Festival at Brighton Racecourse on July 16. Organised by the team behind Fast Ford, Classic …

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Suzuki Baleno review

Suzuki Baleno

Once in a while a new car comes along – seemingly out of the blue – and surprises everyone. The new Suzuki Baleno supermini is just such a car. The Baleno seems to be all about Suzuki cementing its position in the small car sector with another value offering. The …

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Hottest Ford Fiesta ever

Ford Fiesta ST200

Ford has unveiled the new 197bhp Fiesta ST200 – the most powerful production Fiesta ever. Based on the acclaimed Fiesta ST hot hatch and powered by a  1.6-litre EcoBoost engine, it  delivers 10% more power and 20% more torque and is capable of reaching 62mph in just 6.7 seconds. Top speed …

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