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The Astra topped the extremely competitive Best New Car

Astra Celebrates Sales Hat-trick


Rounding off last year in style, Vauxhall’s Astra has celebrated a sales hat-trick by being number one in its segment in each of the last three months of 2016.

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Kia announces details of key upgrades to Carens

Kia Carens Updated


Kia has announced details of a range of upgrades to the Kia Carens MPV.

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Mazda CX-3 Review


The Mazda CX-3 has won the ‘Best Compact SUV’ award at the annual Fleet News Awards; a hotly contested category that features the likes of the Citroën C4, Dacia Duster and Renault Captur.

Here, we’ll take a look at all the features that set it apart from its closest rivals, and uncover what makes the CX-3 an almost unbeatable option for families that want the versatility that comes with a class-leading compact SUV.

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Sorento 2.2 CRDi 6-speed manual KX-2-64509

Family Motoring With Kia’s Sorento


If you need a family car with multiple seats then look no further than Kia’s Sorento, says our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay.

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DS 4 Crossback

DS 4 Crossback – Full Of French Flair


If you like a dollop of French flair and you want to stand out from the crowd, then you’ll love the DS 4 Crossback, says our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Renault announces pricing and specification of All-New Megane

Order Your New Renault Mégane Now


Renault’s fourth-generation Mégane is available to order now and will arrive in UK showrooms from July.

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What makes the perfect family car?


What kinds of things are essential in your family car? Well that’ll depend on the needs of your particular family.

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What is the best road trip vehicle?


Summer’s almost here, so that means one thing: road trip! But what does the ideal road trip vehicle need to set it apart from your everyday car?

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Vauxhall Mokka

Vauxhall Mokka Review


We’ve all seen the adverts; the Vauxhall Mokka swoops in to save the poor unfortunate soul trying to cycle through the hills, or battle through the rain to get to the office on time.

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Ford fiesta front

Ford Fiesta ST Review


Ford is back with the latest edition of the Ford Fiesta. Find out how it stacks up against its illustrious predecessors.

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Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer 2016

Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer 2016 review


Vauxhall’s updated Astra Sports Tourer has been eagerly awaited since it was unveiled to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show back in June 2015.

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Seat Leon Cupra 290

SEAT Leon Cupra 2015 review


The Leon Cupra was the first C-segment hatchback to roll off the production line following SEAT’s buy-out by Volkswagen. The Cupra has now acquired a similar build quality and performance to its German cousins, but with added versatility, with new variants including five-door, estate and sports options.

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Citroën DS4 2016

Citroën DS4 facelift review


The stylish new Citroën DS4 has been given a facelift for 2015– as well as being joined by its more rugged cousin, the DS4 Crossback. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the latest addition to the DS range.

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Kia Cee’d 2015 Facelift Review


South Korean car manufacturers Kia have built on the popularity of the cee’d range by unveiling a host of new and improved varieties, focusing on technology and engine performance to cater more specifically to their target sales demographic of families and business users.

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Vauxhall Astra 2016

Vauxhall Astra 2015 review


Vauxhall have stepped up to the big leagues of tech innovation with the new Astra 2015. Combining sophisticated electronics with a slimmer waistline and more active style, the seventh-generation Astra sets a new benchmark for Vauxhall. The refreshed new version will be welcomed by anyone looking for a sleeker, sportier, affordable family car.

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Ford EcoSport 2015

Ford EcoSport 2015 review


The supermini SUV has taken the affordable family car market by storm. Ford’s offering, the EcoSport, has had some growing pains since its initial development, but the 2015 model, which recently went on sale, has had innumerable improvements to the design and performance.

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Nissan Pulsar 2015

Nissan Pulsar 2015 review


Nissan’s renaissance continues with the release of the new Pulsar, which boasts some much desired improvements on previous models, including top new advanced safety features, and a powerful new turbo petrol engine.

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New Astra

New Astra launch


The new Astra is now on sale, with first cars arriving in Perrys’ showrooms this month.

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