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Top safety awards for Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and Hyundai

Mercedes-Benz A-Class review

Independent vehicle safety organisation Euro NCAP has announced its annual ‘Best in Class’ winners, with the all-new Mercedes-Benz A‑Class named as the standout performer amongst small family cars and this year’s overall victor. The A-Class scored 96% for adult occupant safety, 91% for child occupant safety, 92% for vulnerable road-user …

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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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SsangYong’s unbeatable seven-year/150,000-mile warranty

SsangYong Rexton

SsangYong has introduced the longest warranty available in the new car market – seven years and/or 150,000 miles, across its six-model range. The long warranty beats other generous deals from its South Korean compatriots – Kia (seven-year/100,000-miles) and Hyundai (five-year/unlimited mileage). “We want our customers to feel that by choosing …

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Top 30 things that make motorists curse

motorway traffic

Foul-mouthed UK drivers turn the air blue every two and a half miles, according to a new study. Researchers who polled 2,000 motorists found they typically swear 41 times during every 100 miles travelled. The typical driver commutes 373 miles to and from work during an average month and in …

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007’s Aston Martin is greatest movie car ever

Aston Martin DB5

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 is the greatest movie car ever, according to a poll. The iconic motor was first seen in 1964’s Goldfinger and has appeared in seven Bond movies to date, most recently in 2015’s Spectre. It comes equipped with a host of gadgetry including a bullet-proof rear …

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Hyundai is the UK’s most reliable car brand

Hyundai Kona review

Hyundai, Suzuki and Kia have topped the latest JD Power Survey as the most reliable car brands in the UK. South Korea’s Hyundai ranked highest overall in JD Power’s 2018 UK Vehicle Dependability Study which is based on responses from 13,536 owners of new vehicles. It’s thought that volume carmakers …

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Top features motorists want in a car

Hyundai Kona gizmos

New research has revealed that most in-demand options motorists would like in their next car. Air conditioning, parking sensors, electric windows and sat nav are among the Top 20 favourites in the list, according to the study by Hyundai. Air conditioning Parking sensors Electric windows Sat nav Spacious boot Digital …

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Hyundai i30 N review

Hyundai i30 N review

There’s a real buzz surrounding the new i30 N – the first car from Hyundai’s new ‘N’ performance sub-brand – but is it just hype or can it mix it with established hot hatch rivals? What is it? Based on the underrated i30 hatchback, the i30 N is front-wheel drive …

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Hyundai showcases first autonomous hydrogen cars

NEXO Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Showcase

South Korean car giant Hyundai has successfully tested what it claims are the world’s first self-driving hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. A fleet of next generation Hyundai FCEVs completed a self-driven, high-speed, 118-mile test drive from Seoul to Pyeongchang. Until now, autonomous driving has only been demonstrated on selected sections …

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Honda tops servicing satisfaction survey

Car servicing satisfaction

Japanese and Korean car brands dominate the servicing satisfaction rankings for both newer and older cars, with Honda taking the No 1 spot, according to a new survey. The research by What Car? shows Honda enjoying an overall satisfaction rate of 91.2%, while fellow Japanese brands Lexus, Subaru and Toyota …

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