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Review: Skoda Karoq vs Seat Ateca

Review: Skoda Karoq vs Seat Ateca

If it’s a winner, use it again: that’s the message Skoda has taken from the Seat Ateca for its new small SUV, the KaroqIn 2017,

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Review: Honda Civic Type R

Review: Honda Civic Type R

No-one likes being compared to older siblings but in motoring it’s an inescapable evil. Every new version of a car is measured against

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Review: Vauxhall Insignia long-term test month 2

Review: Vauxhall Insignia long-term test month 2

The great thing about long-term test cars is you get to dig deeper into the fancy on-board systems than a single week would allow.Take Vauxhall’s

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Review: Mercedes E-Class Coupé

Review: Mercedes E-Class Coupé

As 2017 closed with a slap and a shudder, Germany’s cars were consolidating their grip on the Brexiting UK. Its big three premium brands accounted for some 30 per cent of the new cars sold – and that’s without all the Fords and Vauxhalls which many Brits still wrongly assume are made in England. Ford – nil; Vauxhall, just Astras from Cheshire.

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Review: Peugeot 3008 and 508

Review: Peugeot 3008 and 508

The 3008 shares its underpinnings with Opel and Vauxhall’s Grandland X. Peugeot builds both models in eastern France and now owns Vauxhall Opel. It is a bulky five-door estate car, nominally an SUV or cross-over amalgamation of estate and “jeep”. It has higher ground clearance and you can specify Peugeot’s Grip Control. This generates extra traction on the front wheels in combination with winter or four-season tyres. It’s an effective and cheaper alternative to a genuine 4×4. Grip Control costs from £260, depending on the wheels fitted.

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Buying used: Audi A4 v BMW 3 Series v Citroen DS5 v Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Buying used: Audi A4 v BMW 3 Series v Citroen DS5 v Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Is it a good idea to look beyond the mainstream for your next used executive car?BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics 

Engine: 2.0-litre

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Review: Mazda CX-5 v Ford Kuga v Skoda Kodiaq

Review: Mazda CX-5 v Ford Kuga v Skoda Kodiaq

Can the revised Mazda take back the big SUV crown from some serious competition?If you need a big SUV then you have some big choices to make.

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Review: Porsche 911 Carrera T

Review: Porsche 911 Carrera T

Do all the minor changes suit this Carrera to a T?Compared to the Carrera coupe, this is a more expensive choice, by about 10 per cent. At

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Review: Mini Cooper D

Review: Mini Cooper D

A new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission comes to the Mini. Is it any good?When it comes to automatics on the new-style Mini (well, maybe

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Review: Maserati Levante S GranSport

Review: Maserati Levante S GranSport

Maserati’s SUV could unlock a new, high-volume age for the supercar maker. Is this petrol-engined version the key?Since it went

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