Car Reviews

Ford Focus

When the original Ford Focus arrived in 1998 it set a new standard for dynamic ability in the small hatchback segment, whilst remaining eminently affordable to buy and run. Adding practicality, sharp looks and great value to the mix, the Focus has quite rightly remained a best-seller over the past two decades.

Renault Captur

The second-generation Renault Captur has just been announced and it'll be here next year, with a revised look

Citroen C4 Cactus

Citroen celebrates its centenary this year and, having created some of the world's most distinctive and iconic cars, it went off the boil for a while, churning out me-too designs.

VW Golf

There will be an all-new Golf in showrooms by early next year, but with the outgoing model still selling well, we've put one through its paces to see if it can really compete with newer rivals.

Audi A1 – FirstCar’s Most wanted first car 2019!

Even towards the end of its life, the previous Audi A1 was a brilliant small car and we loved it. Now, there’s an all-new A1 and as you'd expect it's more desirable than ever, though not for those on a tight budget.

Kia Ceed

We're big fans of Kia here at Intelligent Instructor. After all, what's not to like? You get plenty of car for your money, smart looks, excellent reliability and a long warranty.

Hyundai i20

For quite a few years now, Hyundai has been giving its rivals a bloody nose thanks to the fact they offer products that are well made, fully equipped, good to drive and reliable

Vauxhall Adam

Testing a car that entered the market as long ago as 2012 might seem odd, especially as in the case of the Vauxhall Adam, it is due to be killed off in 2019

MG 3

The MG3 arrived five years ago and it's just been given a hefty facelift to make it more competitive in its class, one that is crammed with impressive contenders