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Ford Fiesta Active review

Ford Fiesta Active

We road test the rufty-tufty version of the UK’s best-selling new car, but is the Ford Fiesta Active distinctive enough to stand out in the compact crossover crowd? Ford claims the Active combines “SUV inspired styling with Fiesta driving dynamics”. A bold claim, and at first sight there are only …

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Ford Fiesta is top of the pops for used cars too

Ford Fiesta

New research has revealed that the Ford Fiesta isn’t just the best-selling new car in the UK – it also heads the list of favourite used cars over the last three years. According to a study into secondhand buying trends by AA Cars, the AA’s used car website, the Fiesta …

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Hyundai Kona review

Hyundai Kona review

The striking Hyundai Kona joins the fiercely competitive battle of the compact crossovers, but is it just a case of style over substance? What is it? Up until recently, the likes of the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008 and Renault Captur virtually had the small SUV sector sewn up. However, within …

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Peugeot 2008 review

Peugeot 2008 GT Line

The evergreen Peugeot 2008 is a familiar sight on our roads, but can it still mix it with the new kids on the block in the hotly contested small crossover segment? What is it? Originally launched in 2013, the 2008 was refreshed in 2016 and is marketed as an SUV. …

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Seat Arona review

Seat Arona review

The compact crossover sector has increased four-fold since 2015 and the latest example to hit the showrooms is the all-new Seat Arona. Sitting below the acclaimed Ateca SUV in the range, the Arona will do battle with the likes of the recently-launched Kia Stonic, Hyundai Kona, VW T-Roc and Citroen …

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Volkswagen T-Roc review

Volkswagen T-Roc review

The good looking T-Roc is VW’s intriguing newcomer in the hugely competitive compact SUV sector. Slotting in below the Tiguan and above the upcoming T-Cross, in terms of size it sits somewhere between the two Nissans that arguably started the small crossover craze – the Juke and Qashqai. Looking not …

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Ford EcoSport review

Ford EcoSport review

Three years on from its European launch, Ford’s baby SUV, the EcoSport, has been treated to a much-needed upgrade. A mild exterior makeover, new technology, more refinement and comfort, plus an extra engine and an all-wheel drive option, have transformed the car into a more serious contender in the blossoming …

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Citroen C3 Aircross review

Citroen C3 Aircross review

You can count of Citroen when it comes to launching distinctive cars, and the funky new C3 Aircross is a perfect example. Effectively replacing the quirky C3 Picasso mini MPV, the Aircross is marketed as a “compact SUV” and is up against some serious rivals in this hotly-contested sector. There’s …

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Kia Stonic review

Kia Stonic review

With the European compact crossover market set to double to 2.2 million vehicles by the year 2020 it’s no wonder that a rash of new cars in this sector are being launched. Established big-sellers including the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur are set to be joined by the likes of …

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Nissan Juke’s “blindfolded” J-turn record

Nissan Juke uses onboard cameras to set world-first blind J-turn record

A Nissan Juke has set the world’s first ‘blind’ J-turn record with the driver using only the car’s Intelligent Around View Monitor (AVM) on-board camera technology for guidance. Stuntman Paul Swift spun the car 180 degrees with all the windows blacked out, using only the Juke’s four exterior cameras to …

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