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Mazda CX-5 SUV is the top dog

Mazda CX-5 voted most dog-friendly car

One of our favourite SUVs, the Mazda CX-5, has been crowned overall winner of the What Car? Best Car for Dogs Award. What Car? chose a shortlist of six cars from different price-points, using a list of dog-friendly criteria created with the help of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The …

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Skoda Octavia crowned ‘New Car of the Year’

Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia has been named the best new car of 2018 at the the Auto Trader New Car Awards. Skoda also secured the title of ‘Best Family Car’ for the Skoda Superb. Unlike other car awards which rely on editorial judging panels, Auto Trader’s New Car Awards were decided …

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Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer review

Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer

When it comes to attractive estate cars, we’ve never had it so good. The latest example is the load-lugging version of the impressive new Vauxhall Insignia. Longer, lower, lighter and wider than the outgoing car, the second generation Sports Tourer has big road presence. Inheriting sleek good looks from its …

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Land Rover Discovery’s Tow Car Awards victory

Land Rover Discovery crowned top tow car

The all-new Land Rover Discovery has been crowned overall winner at the 2017 Tow Car Awards. It is an accolade the previous generation Discovery won nine times, culminating in it being chosen as Tow Car of the Decade in 2016. This year’s winners range in size (and price) from the …

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Skoda models power to the top of driver survey

Skoda Superb

Skoda customers are the happiest car owners, according to Driver Power – the largest car satisfaction study in the UK. The Czech brand secured first and second place in the overall Car of the Year ranking with the Superb and Yeti. Another top scoring “value” model was the C’eed from …

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What Car? awards: Car of the Year winners

BMW 5 Series Car of the Year

The new BMW 5 Series has been crowned Car of the Year for 2017 at the 40th annual What Car? Awards. The 5 Series fended off stiff competition from Mercedes-Benz and Rolls-Royce to win the Luxury Car of the Year Award, before its blend of talents resulted in it beating …

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Kia Optima Sportswagon review

Kia Optima Sportswagon

SUVs seems to be getting all the love these days, but there’s still demand for traditional estate cars – and they don’t come much better looking than the new Kia Optima Sportswagon. The standard Optima saloon has been with us for a few years and is one of those hidden …

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Vauxhall Astra is the European Car of The Year

Vauxhall Astra named European Car of the Car

The all-new British-built Vauxhall Astra has won the prestigious 2016 European Car of the Year award. At a ceremony on the eve of the Geneva Motor Show, the Astra was announced the jury’s favourite, just beating the runner-up, the Volvo XC90 (309 points vs 294 points). The other finalists were …

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Jaguar XE review

Jaguar XE

It shouldn’t be underestimated how important Jaguar’s new baby, the XE, is to the future prosperity of the company. Overlooking the controversial Mondeo-based X-Type when Jaguar was under Ford ownership, the XE is Jaguar’s first serious attempt to tackle the all-important compact executive market. Here, the plucky Brit is up …

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Audi A4 review

Audi A4

The new A4 couldn’t have come along at a better time for Audi. Never has the competition been greater in the so-called compact executive sector. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been making hay, while the BMW 3-Series has been refreshed and that plucky Brit, the Jaguar XE, has just been launched. …

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