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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Face-off: Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30 N, Peugeot 308 GTi, Subaru WRX STI, Volkswagen Golf R

Is there a more vibrant and diverse segment on the market right now than that labelled ‘hot hatch’? In fact, is it technically a segment

2018 Mercedes-Benz X 250d PROGRESSIVE v 2018 Nissan Navara ST-X Comparison

They may share their genesis, but there are numerous differences between the Mercedes-Benz X-Class and its progenitor, Nissan’s Navara, that don’t immediately meet the eye…

Peugeot 208 GTi v Renault Clio RS 200 Cup 2018 Comparison

Renault takes on Peugeot in the battle of the best city-sized French hot hatch French flair The French have a strong reputation for hot hatches.

Volkswagen Passat GTE review: The best plug-in hybrid estate to buy?

Are you ready to plug-in yet? In an environment where many are shunning diesel, yet where many petrol models still don’t deliver stellar fuel economy

Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison

Small crossover SUVs with a predominantly urban focus have taken over the road. Just look around you. But the segment has splintered into a few directions

2018 Renault Clio RS Cup v Suzuki Swift Sport comparison

You don’t need to spend a ton of cash to have fun on four wheels, nor do you need maximum power. Sometimes cars with lower

Car tax changes in 2018 – what do I need to know?

The UK’s car tax (VED) bandings were given a massive shake-up in April 2017 and they’re changing again in April 2018. Here, you can check

Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe & MX-5 Retractable Fastback Comparison

Mazda MX-5 Hardtop: Old & New Review – We see how far Mazda’s MX-5 folding hardtop has progressed with a quick look back at the original

F1 2018: Meet the new, orange McLaren-Renault MCL33

Yesterday saw the launch of the new Mercedes and Ferrari cars – and we’ll have some more analysis on those later – but today saw

New Renault Koleos vs Mazda CX-5 Comparison

As Renault’s largest SUV, the new Koleos should meet the needs of most families. Let’s see how it stacks up against Mazda’s CX-5 *** Note

2018 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS LE v Honda Civic Type R comparison

Front-wheel drive has been part of the classic hot-hatch formula since the genre was ignited in the 1970s. The layout would dominate any all-time-greats list for

The 10 fastest-depreciating cars 2018

Depreciation is usually the biggest cost of running a car. We reveal the models on sale today which lose their value the fastest Depreciation is

New Nissan Leaf vs Renault Zoe vs Volkswagen e-Golf Comparison

With an improved range between charges, Nissan’s new electric Leaf promises to be more usable than ever. Is it better than the Renault Zoe and

Geneva motor show 2018 – all the star cars to watch out for

Jaguar’s first electric car, a new Audi SUV and Mercedes’ crucial Volkswagen Golf rival – here’s your full guide to the star cars heading to

Seat Arona review: A smooth ride with a surprising amount of space inside

Seat has traditionally been the slightly confused brand in the Volkswagen Group – not quite having the selection of cars to live up to its

2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Onetone v Renault Captur Intens comparison

There’s a titanic battle for the hearts and minds (and cash) of Australia’s ravenous small SUV buyers. In 2017, over 104,000 compact SUVs rolled out

Nissan Leaf (2018) review: Electric for the people

While many manufacturers are posturing and pontificating about plans for the electrification of their cars, Nissan is releasing a proper second-gen electric vehicle, the new Nissan Leaf. The

Best and worst older small cars for reliability

More small cars are sold than any other type of car, so there are plenty to choose from. To make sure you don’t get one

Kia Stonic review: Batten down the hatches, the crossovers are coming

If you’re a car manufacturer and not looking at how you can add a crossover to your model line-up, you’re probably aiming your efforts in

2018 Hyundai i30 N “more suitable” for racetracks and “more fun” than Golf GTI

The boss of Hyundai’s N division says that the upcoming i30 N is better suited to regular track days and is more fun to drive than

15 Cars That Became Political Icons

Geopolitical drama! International intrigue! As a planet, we’re living through some tumultuous times. But while the world’s leaders clash over the future of diplomacy, we’re compelled to

Citroën C3 Aircross vs Kia Stonic vs Seat Arona Comparison

SUVs based on small hatchbacks have their flaws, but they’re getting better all the time. The Citroën C3 Aircross, Kia Stonic and Seat Arona are

Alpine A110 2018 Review

Legendary French brand re-launches and instantly creates convincing alternative to a Porsche Cayman What we liked: • Involving drive • Performance • Surprisingly comfortable Not

Best used green cars (and the ones to avoid)

Buying a used electric car or hybrid is nothing to be afraid of. In fact, there are now some excellent used green cars out there

New Toyota Yaris Hybrid vs Renault Zoe Comparison

Small hatchbacks with electric  fied powertrains are cheap to run and produce little pollution – ideal if you mostly drive in town. But should you

Audi Q7 E-Tron: The hybrid revolution just got its own superhero

The Audi Q7 E-Tron is an incredible feat of hybrid automotive engineering – and it’s finally convinced me that there’s no need to buy an

Best used coupes for less than £5000 (and the one to avoid)

Style doesn’t have to cost a fortune and, to prove it, we’ve set ourselves a price limit of £5000 and picked 10 of our favourite

Best small SUVs 2017 – and the ones to avoid

Thinking of buying a small SUV? Then make sure you read our count down of the top 10 cars in this booming sector Small SUVs

2017 Ford Transit Custom 290S auto v Volkswagen Transporter TDI340 auto comparison

A growing majority of tradies and delivery drivers are choosing automatic transmissions for their vans, in a bid to give their left feet a rest

Used Renault Clio Gordini vs Suzuki Swift Sport Comparison

The Renault Clio Gordini and the Suzuki Swift Sport are both tiny tots that offer driving thrills and back-road pleasure on a limited budget. But